Film Screenings

Scheduled Screenings:

June 8, 2024: MoAD screening in San Francisco followed by a roundtable discussion with Jason Berry and Dr. Michael White

June 13, 2024: Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience screening followed by a discussion with Jason Berry

June 16, 2024: Manhattan Film Festival in NYC A live round table discussion will follow this screening with the New Orleans-based Filmmaker, Author, and Journalist Jason Berry, Co-Producer and Production Designer Simonette Berry, Congo Square Creative Director Monique Moss and noted journalist and author Mark Hertsgaard, author of the just released book, Big Red’s Mercy, The Shooting of Deborah Cotton and a Story of Race in America (published May 7, 2024). Deborah Cotton aka “Big Red” is one of the key protagonists in the film.

June 27 – 30, 2024: African Diaspora Cinema Film Festival in Florence, Italy

Past Screenings

Monday, August 7, 2023 The East Bank Regional Jefferson Parish Library, 7pm

Saturday, July 22, 2023 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival at Reevx Labs, 270 Bridge Street in Springfield, MA, screenings at 3:30pm and 6pm (with a talk and book signing with Jason Berry  at 5pm in between the two showings)

Friday, July 21, 2023 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival at 270 Bridge Street in Springfield, MA, screening at 6pm followed by discussion and book signing with Jason Berry

Friday June 23, 2023 Filmusic screening by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, 7pm

Tuesday, June 20, 2023: Somverville Theater in Somerville Massachusetts, 7pm

Tuesday, May 16, 2023: A special community screening at the Jefferson Parish Library, W. Napoleon Ave, 7 pm

Tuesday May 2 – Thursday May 4, 2023: Broad Theater, New Orleans 7.30 pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2023: New Orleans Museum of Art, 7 pm

Sunday March 19, 2023: North Carolina Central University, Durham. A screening of City of a Million Dreams in the St. Joseph’s Performance Hall at Hayti Heritage Center followed by a concert of the Dr. Michael White Quartet. Doors open at 4:30, event begins at 4.45 PM

March 18, 2023: 3:30 pm EDT, at Georgetown University in the ICC Galleria, followed by Q&A with Jason Berry and Dr. Michael White and a Musical Performance by Dr. Michael White Quartet from 5:30-6:30pm. These events mark inaugural programming for The Center for the Study of Slavery and its Legacies at Georgetown University. Guests are also invited to join a reception immediately after these events in the ICC Galleria. Please RSVP as seats will fill up!

March 7, 2023: St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, New Orleans at 5.45pm

February 26, 2023: Episcopal Church of Ascension Parish, sponsored by River Road African American Museum of Donaldsonville, LA, at 3 pm. Concert following by Dr. Michael White Quartet.

February 4, 2023: The Sugar House, Dublin, at 6pm

January 25, 2023: 100 Men Hall, 303 Union Street in Bay Saint Louis, MS, Dinner/Movie/Concert more information

December 2, 2022: NOCCA New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts

November 20, 2022: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, Louisiana

October 29, 2022: Doc ‘n Roll Film Festival, in London, England at 6pm at the Garden Cinema

October 19, 2022: Musee Du Quai Branly Jacques Chirac in Paris, France

September 29, 2022: University of Louisiana, in Lafayette, LA at Griffin Hall in the auditorium, Room 141, at 6 p.m

September 28, 2022: Friends of the Cabildo, New Orleans Jazz Museum 6:30 – 8:00 PM, 400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA (map)

September 23, 2022: Southern University at New Orleans 5:30pm performance by Dr. White’s band with refreshments, 6:30 film screening, 8:30 panel discussion with filmmakers

September 18, 2022: The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA screening at 2pm followed by a discussion with filmmakers

July 8, 2022: Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico

July 9 and 10, 2022: The Outpost!, 210 Yale Boulevard, Albuquerque, New Mexico (includes discussion with Jason Berry and on July 10)

June 4, 2022: Walker Percy Festival, St. Francisville, LA

May 8-22, 2022: Harlem International Film Festival

April 2, 2022: Black Film Festival of New Orleans

April 2022: Ashland Independent Film Festival

April – May 2022: Limited Theatrical Run in New Orleans at the Broadside Theater New Orleans

April 19, 2022: Studio in the Woods Fundraiser at the Broadside in New Orleans, LA 6pm-9pm

March 27, 2022: Film Night at Xavier University New Orleans with Dr. Michael White’s band in performance

March 17, 2022: Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival New Orleans, LA

March 4, 2022: Fairfield University

March 3, 2022: America Magazine, New York

February 17, 2022: Beauregard-Keyes House, New Orleans

February 10, 2022: Louisiana Book Festival at Tulane University, New Orleans

November 21, 2021: Metairie Park Country Day School, New Orleans, LA

October 30, 2021: First Congregational Church in Lyme, CT

October 28, 2021: Trinity College, Hartford, CT

October 21, 2021: Ashe Cultural Arts Center of New Orleans

October 12, 2021: Sweetbriar College, followed by virtual discussion with father-daughter producing team

October-November 2021: New Orleans Film Festival – October 20th City of a Million Dreams screening at the Broadside, the launch event for the festival, Fri, Nov 12th, 8:30 PM @ AMC Elmwood Palace 20, followed by virtual screenings during the film festival

October 2021: Heartland International Film Festival

Sept. 2021: Martha’s Vineyard African American Virtual Film Festival

August 2021: Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival

May 2021: Sarasota Film Festival International Debut