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CAAM offers mostly first run, thematically linked, award winning and critically acclaimed documentary films during the months of April, June, August, and November. A wide variety of films are presented with the opportunity for audience reflection after each film. Films @ CAAM series represent an eclectic span of topics including politics, music, education, art, history and sports, expounding upon rich and sometimes controversial themes. Films @ CAAM series are on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Throughout the year Films @ CAAM provides additional support to CAAM exhibitions by offering documentary films on featured artists, historical references, and the various themes highlighted within the exhibition. Documentaries related to CAAM exhibitions are screened on Saturdays or Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
SCHEDULE FOR THE NOVEMBER 2013 SLATE OF FILM SCREENINGS AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
NOVEMBER 2013 - FILMS AT CAAM - CELEBRATING FRESH VOICES
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013 - 7pm
BIG WORDS (2013, 93 min.)
Members of a once promising hip hop group, now in their late thirties, struggle with regret, disappointment and change on the eve of President Barack Obama's historical election. Directred by Neil Drumming. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 - 7pm
BETTER MUS' COME (2010, 104 min.)
Warring political factions in the 1970s in Jamaica enlist gangs to advance their policies and political agendas. Directed by Storm Saulter. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013 - 7pm
MIDDLE OF NOWHERE (2012, 93 min.)
A devoted wife puts her dreams on hold while awaiting the release of her incarcerated husband. After four years she embarks upon a path to her own self-empowerment. Directed and written by Ava DuVernay. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
All screenings are free and open to the public. RSVP’s are preferred at (213) 744-2024.
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