Event includes Red Carpet, Reception, Live Performance, Awards, Film Screening and Q&A.
Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution, celebrate Black excellence, artistry and activism. Honorees include Oscar-nominated director Ava Duvernay, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, Black Lives Matter and actor Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI, NY. Sponsored by Radio 103.9 and the National Black Programming Consortium,Cocktails, Cinema and Revolution will take place Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at the SVA Theatre in New York City.
The festive affair will feature a live performance by vocalist/composer Jeremy James and a screening of the upcoming Lionsgate/CodeBlack film 1982. This special advance screening of 1982 launches Cocktails & Cinema, a new monthly series of films, cocktails, talkbacks and music at ImageNation’s RAW SPACE in Harlem. Starring Hill Harper, Sharon Leal, Wayne Brady, Troi Zee, La La Anthony and Ruby Dee, director Tommy Oliver’s emotional debut feature chronicles a Philadelphia father’s struggle to protect his daughter from the reality of her mother’s drug addiction. The film will be followed by a talkback with director Tommy Oliver, actor Hill Harper, image activist Michaela angela Davis and noted psychologist Dr. Jeff Gardere.
Tickets are $32.50 in advance or $40 at the door.