Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

In collaboration with ArtsEmerson, ROXFILM brings back The 2019 Best Documentary festival award winner.

Conversation to follow with Arielle Gray, Boston based writer and multi-media artist; Jovonna Jones, a writer and teacher of cultural history, race, and gender; and Cheryl Jackson a freelance correspondent who has worked for CNN, PBS and Racing Towards Diversitymagazine.

You don't want to miss this last chance to see this film on the big screen

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Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace
Sep
21
3:00 PM15:00

Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

Roxbury International Film Festival co-presents: Amazing Grace at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Directed by Alan Elliot and Sydney Pollack (USA, 2018, 87 min.). Closed Captioned.

Crafted from never before seen footage originally captured in 1972, this documentary chronicles the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album Amazing Grace—the most successful gospel album of all time—at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles.


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FAST COLOR: Co-Presentation with The Boston Women's Festival
Sep
26
7:30 PM19:30

FAST COLOR: Co-Presentation with The Boston Women's Festival

Directed by Julia Hart (USA, 2019, 100 min.). Narrative feature.

A young woman with supernatural abilities must go on the run when her powers are discovered and mysterious forces begin to hunt her. With nowhere else to go, she returns to her family, and the farmhouse she abandoned long ago. There, she begins to mend her broken relationships with her mother and daughter while gathering the strength to face her enemies. Largely unseen by American audiences due to a tragic lack of marketing, this indie superhero stunner is an apt metaphor for issues of representation in Hollywood, where Black women are still too rarely given space to showcase their abilities.

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#TRUTH
Oct
10
7:30 PM19:30

#TRUTH

Directed by  Charles Murray (USA, 2019, 105 min.) Digital.

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After his cousin commits suicide, Stewart Cooper begins to unravel a web of shaming, lies, and secrets. Driven by his own emotional turmoil, he turns the tables on his cousin’s ex and the man she had an affair with — her church pastor. (cast includes: Elimu Nelson, Michael Beach, Shanola Hampton, Anthony Montgomery) 

Following the screening will be a Q&A with actor  Elimu Nelson.

Tickets on sale September 19th @ MFA (hold a ticket? let us know)

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Midnight in Paris
Oct
21
10:00 PM22:00

Midnight in Paris

RoxFilm Co-presenting with Docyard: Midnight in Paris

Directed by James Blagden & Roni Moore

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Midnight in Paris is an exuberant portrait of the soon-to-be graduates at Flint, Michigan’s Northern High School, centering on their expectations and experiences of the Senior Prom. The students’ humor, style, and love, are seen in stark contrast to what the former automotive boom-town is more typically & tragically known for, beyond its city limits.

Click here to read an review on Midnight in Paris.
Tickets here (hold a ticket? Let us know)

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 Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace
Sep
14
12:30 PM12:30

Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace

Roxbury International Film Festival co-presents: Amazing Grace at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Directed by Alan Elliot and Sydney Pollack (USA, 2018, 87 min.). Closed Captioned.

Crafted from never before seen footage originally captured in 1972, this documentary chronicles the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album Amazing Grace—the most successful gospel album of all time—at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles.

Preceded by a discussion with Dr. Emmett Price III of Gordon Conwell Theological School; and Renee Graham, associate editor and columnist for The Boston Globe.

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