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february, 2019

01feballdayBlack History Month  at VIFF Vancity Theatre


Event Details

Curated by Barbara Chirinos in partnership with VIFF Vancity Theatre’s Tom Charity, our annual Black History Month film series is a significant contribution to Vancouver’s cultural diversity.
This year’s program includes a free all-ages screening of the animated classic KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS (Sat Feb 2 at noon); the ground-breaking queer love story RAFIKI, a film which had a constitutional impact in its native Kenya (Feb 4), the acclaimed Oscar short-listed documentary HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING (Feb 4); an African superhero movie you need to see, SUPA MODO (Feb 11); concert doc JIMI HENDRIX – ELECTRIC CHURCH (Feb 11); a rousing slam poetry doc – followed by a poetry slam in our atrium! – DON’T BE NICE (Feb 12); a film about the first African American woman to run for President of the United States, CHISHOLM ‘72, UNBOUND AND UNBOSSED (Feb 25); Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN (Feb 25); and Afro-futurist classic SANKOFA (Feb 26).
Academy Award Nominees: HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS AFTERNOON (screening Feb 4) nominated for Best Documentary, and BLACKKKLANSMAN (screening Feb 25) with 6 nominations including Best Picture and Best Director.

Black History Month 3 Ticket Pack – $30


february 1 (Friday) - 28 (Thursday)


VIFF Vancity Theatre

1181 Seymour

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