Film Festival 2018

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Newfields, Tobias Theater, 4000 North Michigan Road

Cost: Free admission and parking

Sponsors: Newfields, Allen Whitehill Clowes Foundation, Nicholas H. Noyes Jr. Memorial Foundation, Penrod Society

Color Blind

Color Blind highlights the friendship between 2 interracial best friends in today's society facing modern day racism. It shows how modern-day racism affects those around them, which ends up affecting their friendship.

Filmmaker: Ron Downes Jr.

Show Time: 12:05 p.m.

Run Time: 15 minutes

The Essentials of Quinn & John

A story based in the hip-hop/rap world where two best friends chase their music careers, but when their childhood sweetheart steals both their hearts, music isn't the only thing they're chasing.

Filmmaker: Marcus Wells

Show Time: 12:30

Run Time: 30 minutes

Hidden Colors 4: The Religion of White Supremacy

Hidden Colors 4: The Religion of White Supremacy is the latest follow up film to the critically acclaimed hit documentary series Hidden Colors. In this installment of the Hidden Colors series, the film explores topics such as: The motivation behind European global subjugation, the history of rarely discussed vast West African empires, how germ warfare is used on melanated people, the history of slave breeding farms in America.

While Hollywood spins its wheels with remakes of historical slave narratives, Hidden Colors 4 builds on the contemporary understanding of the current situation of Black America.  Directed by best-selling author and radio show host, Tariq Nasheed; Hidden Colors 4: The Religion of White Supremacy highlights Black history as well as contemporary matters.

Writers: Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay

Director: Tariq Nasheed

Showtime: 1:00 p.m.

Run Time: 105 minutes

A Conversation with Dr. Kaba Kamene

Professor Kamene has been in high demand since his appearance in the hit documentary films Hidden Colors 1, 2, 3, and 4. He specializes in curriculum development and staff development for Afrikan centered schools of learning.

Moderator: Garry Holland, Publisher of the Historic Journey Resource Curriculum

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.