Sidewalk’s Black Lens Film Week, a week dedicated to celebrating Black voices and stories, starts this coming Monday, February 20th and ends Sunday, February 26th. With titles ranging from engaging narratives, family-friendly films, cult classics, and captivating documentaries, we’ve got a little something for everyone. If you’re unsure of what to come see at the Cinema, we’re including this year’s complete lineup for you below: 


Monday, February 20

Panther (1995) preceded by Fathers (short) – 7:00pm

Tuesday, February 21

Sign O’ The Times (1987), preceded by A Concerto Is A Conversation (short) – 7:00pm

 Wednesday, February 22

February Book + Film Club Public Screening: In the Heat of the Night (1967) – 7:00pm

Thursday, February 23

Roll Bounce (2005), preceded by The Beauty President (short) – 7:00pm

Friday, February 24

Crooklyn (1994) – 7:00pm

Saturday, February 25

Akeelah and the Bee (2006) – 12:00pm

Dope (2015) – 12:30pm

Storming Caesar’s Palace (2022) sponsored by Mayors for a Guaranteed Income – 4:00pm

Shaft (1971) – 4:30pm

Shaft (2000) – 7:00pm

King: A Filmed Record…Montgomery to Memphis (1969) sponsored by Four Corners Gallery – 7:30pm

Sunday, February 26

Can We All Get Along sponsored by Neil Rafferty – 2:00pm

Little (2019) – 3:00pm

Let the Church Say (2022) – 3:30pm

Black Lens Shorts Showcase sponsored by Withrow Newell – 5:30pm

The Bodyguard (1992) – 6:00pm

Posse (1993) – 8:00pm


For more info on each screening, follow their respective links or find all our titles here.

August 19-25, 2024

Sidewalk Film Festival

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