Black Cinema Night – Wednesday – August 7, 2013

Join us next Wednesday, August 7th for a special edition of the Katra Film Series – Black Cinema Night.

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The Katra Film Series joins forces with Brooklyn’s own ActNow Foundation to bring you the next generation of Black filmmaking talent at Katra’s BLACK CINEMA NIGHT!

Join us all on August 7th at 7pm for a night of brand-new short films, including the world premiere of the new webseries KEN.

Come view fantastic cinema , mix it up with film and media peers, and enjoy the ‘2 for 1’ drink specials at the top of the night all at Manhattan’s top spot the Katra Lounge.

Film Lineup:

I’LL BE THERE
Anthony puts up with bullies at school to keep his older brother out of trouble, but when the pressure becomes too much for Anthony both brothers must make decisions that have far heavier consequences than imagined.
Directed by Justen Blaize
starring Hernando Caicedo, Cain Ruiz, Edward K. Robinson, Eddie Ramos, and Khaled Ouaaz

INTO FOCUS
Shawn is forced to leave New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to finish her MFA in photography. Having left someone special behind, she embarks on an ambitious project that brings her face to face with some of New York’s most eligible and intriguing bachelors. Three unique men open up a window into her life, as she comes to terms with the aftermath of a traumatic event that changed The Bayou forever.
directed by Marvin Yves Thomas
starring Mojeh Schaniel, Sinorice Moss, and Jesse Boykins III
12 min.

NEGRO
a docu-series exploring Latino identity throughout the Americas
directed by Dash Harris
25 min.

KEN
Salvation, Sex, Secrets: Ken is a provocative dramedy about losing love, fighting faith and finding self. The Brooklyn-based web series follows Ken, an African American man struggling with his second coming of age, as he is finally forced to confront his own secrets.
Starring Jarret Janako, Travon McCall, Krystal Farris, Yarc Lewinson, and Leigh Ann Rose
Written and Directed by Eddie Griffith.
14 min.

KATRA
217 Bowery St. btw. rivington & prince st.
New York, NY 10002
Drink specials 7p-8pm
$10 advance online sales
$15 admission cover at the door