Black History Film Festival: PART TWO
Streaming Platform: Hoovie
The Mount Royal University community and the Students’ Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU) are proud to present the third annual Black History Month Film Festival with a virtual twist. The Festival will feature works by BIPOC filmmakers from across the globe. As well, we look forward to connecting authentically with pre and post-film conversations. Free admission (please reserve tickets ahead of the screening). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Click here to find the official movie poster for the Black History Month Film Festival.
Each evening will feature two full-length feature films followed by a sequence of discussions.
Call Me Kuchu (2012), Katherine Fairfax Wright & Malika Zouhali-Worrall (1h 30m).
David Kato, Uganda’s first openly gay man, and retired Anglican Bishop Christopher Senyonjo work against the clock to defeat state-sanctioned homophobia while combatting vicious persecution in their daily lives. (Doc., BLM, LGBTQ+, mature content: violence).
Fractured Land (2015), Damien Gillis & Fiona Rayher (1h 15m).
Young Indigenous leader and lawyer, Caleb Behn, blends modern tools of law with ancient wisdom to reconcile the fractures within himself, his community, and the world around him. (Doc., Indigenous stories).
*The discussions for these films will include draws to win $50 and $100 Amazon gift cards.