Tu 06/26: BloomScreen & AWNP present: Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work

Tuesday, June 26th at 7:00 pm

In commemoration of June as Caribbean American Heritage Month, BloomScreen & the Africa World Now Project present: Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work…

Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work (2001, 52 min), by Cheikh Djemai – traces the short and intense life of Frantz Fanon, a Martinique-born French psychiatrist, philosopher, writer and revolutionary, who was one of the great thinkers of the 20th century. Fanon’s writings had a profound impact on civil rights, anti-colonialism, and black consciousness movements around the world. (French and Arabic with English subtitles).

The screening will be followed by a discussion moderated by Mwiza Munthali, of Africa World Now Project and Host & Co-Producer of AfricaNow! on WPFW 89.3FM.

*Suggested Donation: $10. Proceeds support both the Africa World Now Project 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.

Directions: The location is 7 minutes walking distance from the Columbia Heights METRO Station , and a couple of local parking garages – Target and Giant. Street parking is available on 11th St and on Kenyon St – directly adjacent to Harriet Tubman Elementary School.