“Made In Harlem: Black Theater” At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement documents the birth of a new theatre out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Continue Reading →

Review: Robert Townsend’s Documentary “Making The Five Heartbeats” In Harlem

By Stephanie Woods

Robert Townsend’s heartfelt documentary “Making The Five Heartbeats” was recently screened at the Maysles Cinema in the heart of Harlem to sold-out crowds. Continue Reading →

“Liyana” The Darkest Memories And The Brightest Dreams At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

Under the guidance of acclaimed South African storyteller, Gcina Mhlophe, five orphaned children from Swaziland collaborate to craft a collective fairytale drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Continue Reading →

Edward Norton’s ONE OCTOBER Follows NYC Radio Host Before Obama’s Election At Maysles Cinema Harlem

Filmed entirely in October of 2008, a time when gentrification is rapidly displacing the working and middle classes, Wall Street is plummeting, and then-Senator Barack Obama is making his first presidential bid, ONE OCTOBER is a lyrical time capsule that captures the heart and spirit of New York. Continue Reading →

New York African Film Festival 2017 Kicks Off At Film Society Of Lincoln Center

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. have joined forces once again, to present the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9, 2017. Continue Reading →

Made In Harlem #Rucker 50 At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

Malcolm X stated, “History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.” Continue Reading →

“Yuri Kochiyama: Passion For Justice,” At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

yuri-kochiyamaThrough extensive interviews with family and friends, archival footage, music and photographs, “Yuri” chronicles the Harlem native’s contributions to social change and participation in some of the most significant events of the 20th century.  Continue Reading →

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