John Singleton's romantic drama starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur will be preceded on Friday, 10/6, by a spoken word showcase with poets King Kamayera and Sabreen Jolley in collaboration with community partner African Peach Arts Coalition, and on Saturday, 10/6, by an introduction by the Criterion Collection's Curatorial Director Ashley Clark.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Bill Duke’s lively and poignant film is especially memorable for its soundtrack, particularly its epochal appearance by a young Lauryn Hill. On Sunday, 10/15, there will be a family day event featuring karaoke activities with songs from Sister Act 2 and music-related video games for the whole family!
Next Time We Love + Book Signing
In his first starring role, James Stewart plays a New York reporter separated from his wife (Margaret Sullavan) when he’s posted to Rome and she refuses to give up her acting career. Marsha Gordon will sign copies of her book Becoming the Ex-Wife: The Unconventional Life & Forgotten Writings of Ursula Parrott, after the October 28 screening.
Day of the Dead Celebration
On November 2, celebrate Day of the Dead at Museum of the Moving Image with a performance by a presentation of Aztec Mexica dance, poetry, music from indigenous dance troupe Yayauhki Tezcatlipoka, and a face-painting session inspired by historical characters from Día de Muertos.
At a time of severe environmental crisis, three teenagers come together to face the climate reality in their home state of Louisiana. This special presentation on 11/3 will be followed by a discussion between director Kira Akerman and landscape architect Kate Orff (SCAPE), moderated by filmmaker Kirsten Johnson.
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