Cronies- February 23, 2017
Louis and Jack have been friends since forever, so how could anything as lame as adulthood change that? But Louis's first adorable attempts at grown-folk business are increasingly at odds with Jack's ceaseless quest for new damns not to give. One hot summer day, Louis makes plans with his new friend Andrew, and Jack refuses to get left behind, both metaphorically and literally. Twenty-four hours later, everything has changed.
Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed- March 16, 2017
Join us at the museum March 16th as we present the next film in our 2017 film series, the award winning Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed. Chisholm '72 recaptures the times and spirit of a watershed event in American politics, when a black woman dared to take an equal place on the presidential dias. This event is FREE and open to the public.
HMAAC and ARRAYNow Present: Namour- March 31, 2017
Join HMAAC for the continuation of our partnership with Ava Duvernay's ARRAY Films as we present Namour. Namour follows Steven, a young man going nowhere. When Steven's mother announces that she's selling the house - the only home Steven has ever known - because they can no longer afford it, Steven's behavior starts to change in strange ways.
Presenting Princess Shaw- May 25, 2017
This uplifting documentary celebrates the unlikely musical connection between New Orleans-based singer Samantha Montgomery and Israeli composer and multimedia artist Kutiman. Samantha writes and sings her own songs as Princess Shaw, posting them on her YouTube channel. Kutiman discovers her talent and the two strangers begin to collaborate over the 7,000 miles that separate them. As Samantha reveals herself to be a survivor of sexual abuse, she emphasizes her fight to make her dreams come true.The film climaxes with an exhilarating performance in Israel, where Princess Shaw's emotional performances are showcased in a beautiful expression of generosity and compassion.
HMAAC and ARRAYNow Presents: The House on Coco Road-June 22, 2017
Continuing our relationship with Ava DuVernay's film collective ARRAY Now, we present the House on Coco Road, an intimate documentary exploration of heritage and history against the backdrop of a brewing Afro-centric revolution as the U.S. government prepares to invade the island nation of Grenada.