Tu 9/20: BloomScreen & AWNP present: Amílcar Cabral

Tuesday, September 20th at 7:00 pm
Join BloomBars and the Africa World Now Project for a film and discussion featuring one of the great African Leaders of the 20th century!

Amílcar Cabral (2001, 60 min), by Ana Ramos Lisboa – recalls the life of Amilcar Cabral, leader of the Liberation Movement of Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau and the founder of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC). Continue reading Tu 9/20: BloomScreen & AWNP present: Amílcar Cabral

Tu 9/27: BloomScreen presents: Music Is Our Weapon

Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 pm
Join BloomBars and filmmaker Taye Balogun for the DC premiere of…

Music Is Our Weapon (2016, 110 min), by Taye Balogun – is a film portraying the philosophy, history and fight-for-justice of the most enthralling band in Kenya, SARABI, and their growing influence across the world. MUSIC IS OUR WEAPON is a metaphorical journey of a young vibrant band that never ceases to believe that music is a weapon for CHANGE.
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Tu 3/8: BloomScreen presents: The DC Independent Film Festival

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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.

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