Film

On Screen/In Person tours new independent American films and their filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region. Six films and their creators are selected for touring annually. Each tour engagement includes a public screening, a post-screening discussion with the visiting filmmaker, and a community activity with the filmmaker that provides greater appreciation for their work and the art of film.

So Much to See, So Much to Do, So Close to Home

    BlackRock Independent Film Series Package

    Film | Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $36

    Are you a film lover? Save $1 off per film by purchasing admission to all six sessions of our BlackRock Independent Film Series! Read more…
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    DEEJ

    Film | Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $7

    A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights. In his advocacy on behalf of other nonspeaking autistics, he embraces filmmaking and poetry, and discovers what having a voice can truly mean. The documentary film Deej, with its insider view of autism, challenges us all to live in inclusion. Read more…
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    Oil & Water

    Film | Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $7

    OIL & WATER follows two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. Hugo fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe, while David attempts to revolutionize the oil industry. Their journeys lead them to explore a more just future for people around the world born with oil beneath their feet. Read more…
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    Mind/Game

    Film | Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $7

    A 3-time NCAA champ and Number One draft pick in the WNBA, Chamique Holdsclaw seemed destined for a spectacular professional career—until her long-suppressed battle with mental disorders emerged to derail her career and threaten her life. Mind/Game intimately chronicles Holdsclaw’s athletic accomplishments and personal setbacks, and her decision, despite public stigma, to become an outspoken mental health advocate. Read more…
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    LITTLE STONES

    Film | Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 | 4:00 PM | $7

    LITTLE STONES weaves together the personal stories of four women artists, from across the world, who dedicate their lives to empowering women and survivors of gender based violence. They use their unique art forms to express and help eradicate the atrocities of domestic violence, human trafficking, extreme poverty, and female genital mutilation. Read more…
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    Big Sonia

    Film | Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 | 4:00 PM | $7

    “Natonal treasure”, local celebrity, Holocaust Survivor – Sonia (90) has just been served an evicton notice for the last (and most popular) shop left in a dying suburban mall. Following Sonia on the motivational speaker circuit (even as she navigates her own struggles) BIG SONIA explores what it means to be a survivor. Will you let your trauma define you? Or will your past make you stronger? Read more…
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    Ghost Town to Havana

    Film | Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 | 4:00 PM | $7

    Ghost Town to Havana is a street level story of mentorship in tough circumstances. Two youth baseball coaches, Nicolas from Havana and Roscoe from Oakland, meet on video and decide they want to play each other. When they meet in Cuba, it’s joy and baseball versus murder and poverty. Read more…
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