Produced by Capital City Black Film Festival, bScene showcases old and new Black films for the community to enjoy together at Alamo Drafthouse locations. bScene has screened films such as Proud Mary, All Eyez on Me, Boomerang, Marshall, and others, and more screenings are coming. Here’s March’s Black Films Coming to the Big Screen spotlight:
Sorry to Bother You
It’s a dark comedy inspired by the world of telemarketing. Written and directed by Boots Riley, this film follows Cassius Green, who catapults into success after magically finding a way to make his voice sound like it’s coming from a White person. The film is jam-packed with Black talent, including Atlanta‘s Lakeith Stanfield, Power‘s Omari Hardwick, Tessa Thomson, Danny Glover, Terry Crews and more. It will screen March 11 and 14 at SXSW.
A Wrinkle in Time
You’ve likely heard of this one. Ava DuVernay is directing this Disney adventure following a young, biracial girl on a quest to find her scientist father after his strange disappearance. The film has some major Black actors and actresses, including Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and the lead, Storm Reid. It hits theaters March 9.
If you’re a Tyler Perry fan, you’ll want to catch his latest, Acrimony, starring Taraji P. Henson. It’s a psychological thriller about a faithful wife tired of her deceitful husband and the rage that builds inside of her. See it March 30.
Want more Black films?
Be on the lookout for the 7th annual Capital Black Film Festival returning August 2018. CCBFF showcases independent Black films from local, national and international filmmakers, provides panel discussions with industry professionals and hosts networking mixers and parties for all to enjoy.