Posts tagged "africa"

Chatham's Newest Coffeehouse: Fleck's Coffee

Chatham's Newest Coffeehouse: Fleck's Coffee
Several years ago a long time business,Becky’s Florist and its successor Creative Florist, in Chatham closed its doors for good at 343 E 79th. Many felt it would be difficult to find a quality business to take the place of the florist. While the pessimist saw doom and gloom mother and daughter team Mrs. Olga... Read more »

Black World Cinema at Chatham 14- The Education of Auma Obama

Black World Cinema at Chatham 14- The Education of Auma Obama
Thursday, March 8, 7pm (Live Post film interview with filmmaker via Skype) ICE Theaters Chatham 210 W 87th St Adm: $5.00 www.icetheaters.com Branwen Okpako’s “The Education of Auma Obama” is a captivating and intimate portrait of the U.S. president’s older half-sister, who embodies a post-colonial, feminist identity. An academic overachiever, she studied linguistics and contemporary... Read more »

Black World Cinema- Pariah

Black World Cinema- Pariah
Pariah Genre: Drama Director: Dee Rees Cast: Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis, Charles Parnell, Sahra Mellesse, Kim Wayans Run Time: 86 minutes A world premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the contemporary drama Pariah is the feature-length expansion of writer/director Dee Rees’ award-winning 2007 short film Pariah. Spike Lee is among the feature’s... Read more »
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Veterans Day 11.11.11- We Honor the Unsung Heros

Veterans Day 11.11.11- We Honor the Unsung Heros
Today is Veterans Day and we take time to honor all those who are serving and have served in the Armed Forces to protect our country. Let us today honor those who’s story haven’t been told, those acts of courage, overcoming barriers and acts of bravery. Today, we salute the Tuskegee Airmen. In December, 1941,... Read more »