Tuesday, June 20th at 7:00 pm
Join BloomBars for one of the most sincere and sensitive pictures made about the struggles and hardships of Black life in 1960s America…
Nothing But a Man (1964, 95 min), by Michael Roemer – tells the story of a black railroad worker who falls in love with the town’s preacher’s daughter and tries to maintain his respect in the white racist South in the early 1960s. The story depicts their struggle to find a “meaningful place” in their society. Continue reading Tu 06/20: BloomScreen presents: Nothing But a Man
Join BloomBars and the DC Independent Film Festival as we present three films in honor of March 8th, International Women’s Day…
Le Pain (2016, 43:22 min, USA, US Premiere), by Meryl Murman – A danced performance: Once upon a time in New Orleans, Jordon and Greg are stuck in an old church along with a loaf of bread and some chairs.
Another Love (2015, 19:27 min, UK), by Victor Perez – A pregnant married woman struggles to tell a much older man that their affair is over.
The Last Line (2015, 6:35 min, USA), by Beverly Tan – Josie is a poet who goes back in time to the day she met Howard and tells him a story. No matter how much you love someone, is it always meant to be?
The screening will be followed by audience discussion and Q&A, with Meryl Murman, the director of Le Pain, and hosted by Deirdre Evans-Pritchard, Executive Director of the DC Independent Film Festival.
*Suggested Donation: $10. Proceeds support both the DC Independent Film Festival and BloomBars. Free organic popcorn.
BloomScreen Indie Film Night – is a weekly series of independent and foreign films, accompanied by discussions with filmmakers, experts and other guests.