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Thu, Jun 16


Esquire Theater

Black Alphabet Film Festival 2022 - Cincinnati

This year we will screen Black Lesbian short films, "Tender", directed by Felicia Pride, and "Never Fall In Love With a Straight Girl", directed by Ja'Von Hall. Our feature film will be Black As U R, directed by Micheal Rice, and will include a talkback session following the film with the director.

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Black Alphabet Film Festival 2022 - Cincinnati
Black Alphabet Film Festival 2022 - Cincinnati

Time & Location

Jun 16, 2022, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Esquire Theater, 320 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA

About the Event

BLACK AS U R poses to Black America a highly confrontational and much avoided question. Why do we as a people protest against racial injustice, but disregard the injustices experienced by black queer people? After all, we are just as black as you are. In this incendiary documentary, filmmaker Micheal Rice takes the audience on a journey through the homophobia that characterizes many black spaces, both contemporarily and via an autobiographic look into his own upbringing in the south.

BLACK AS U R is the first step in confronting the African American community about queerphobia, via the seering stories of queer black people.

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