Film

    Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

    July 8, 2019

    7:30 pm To 10:00 pm

    Screening of Cooley High – A tribute to director Michael Schultz, hosted by Robert Townsend. With special guests Michael Schultz, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Larry Karaszewski and Jackie Taylor. It’s 1964 and best friends Leroy “Preach” Jackson and Richard “Cochise” Morris are weeks away from graduating from Edwin G. Cooley Vocational High School.Read more…

    Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 90049

    July 10, 2019

    7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

    In 1961, Life magazine sent American photographer Gordon Parks to Brazil to report on poverty in Rio de Janeiro. The resulting photo essay prompted the popular Brazilian magazine O Cruzeiro to assign its staff photographer, Henri Ballot, to document poverty in New York City.Read more…

    13 Jul

    UCLA, James Bridges Theater, 235 Charles E Young Drive West, Los Angeles, CA 90095

    July 13, 2019

    3:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel “Small Island” comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.Read more…

    Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles

    July 14, 2019 To July 28, 2019

    12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    This exhibition features video works by contemporary African artists who are contending with inherited political, social, and environmental realities in their respective countries. Artists Kudzanai Chiurai (b. 1981, Zimbabwe), Zina Saro-Wiwa (b. 1976, Nigeria), and Mikhael Subotzky (b. 1981, South Africa) grapple with the ramifications of colonial legacies.Read more…

    MOments Playhouse, 665 North Heliotrope Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90004

    July 14, 2019

    3:30 pm To 6:00 pm

    Blackout Cinema presents School Daze! Based in part on Spike Lee’s experiences at a historically black college, the innovative filmmaker (She’s Gotta Have It) brings to the screen a music-filled, offbeat contemporary comedy that takes an unforgettable look at black college life during homecoming weekend.Read more…