This is for all the comic book fans out there in Harlem! Today from 10 AM to 4 PM, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, located at 515 Lenox Ave at 135th Street, is hosting The Black Comic Book Festival today, Jan 12.
The Black Comic Book Festival is a gathering for young people who enjoy reading about the rich tradition of black superheroes. The festival will feature a screening of the film “White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books”; a pop-up art exhibition of “Black Kirby”- a visual homage to the legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby by artists John Jennings (SUNY Buffalo) and Stacey Robinson; panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and exhibit tables with premiere black comic book artists from across the country. This event is free. Registration is required. All ages welcome. Go here to learn more.
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The 2012 Harlem International Film Festival starts tomorrow Wednesday, September 19 at 7pm at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, located at 515 Lenox Ave (at West 135 Street). Opening night begins with the World Premiere Showcase of Theodore Collatos’ film MOVE and the New York Premiere of HERMAN’S HOUSE.
The Harlem International Film Festival runs from September 19-23, 2012. For more details visit www.HarlemFilmFestival.com.
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Feb 16, 2011 @ 7:40
If you’re interested in another free screening, there is one taking place tonight (February 16) of The Injustice Files at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, located at 515 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. The Injustice Files, a TV series, explores three unsolved cases from the Civil Rights era.
Click here to see a sneak peek or better yet, head on over to the Schomburg Center in Harlem tonight to see an entire episode…for FREE!