Friday, May 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

Nicholas Variety, 570 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for Students/Seniors

Refreshments served.

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This month’s theme will be “Male Directors/Female Leads.”  In each of these films, we will take a look at how effective these directors were, working with their female lead characters from a storytelling and acting perspective.

tothenightTo the Night
by Kojo McPherson
Guyana, 2013

“To the Night,” explores themes related to the life of a sex worker in Guyana.  It is the story of a single mother’s financial and moral struggles to provide for her family.  Upon realizing that sex work is threatening to tear her family apart, Camille attempts to find a new line of work, coming face-to-face with, perhaps, a harsher set of economic realities.

Watch the trailer here:

by Kareem Mortimer
Bahamas, 2013

A twenty-year-old Haitian woman, Sandrine and her thirteen year old brother Etienne are being transported from Haiti to the Bahamas in the hold of a dilapidated wooden vessel filled with several other immigrants in search of a better life. When her brother takes ill, she must use her smarts and strength to avoid him being thrown off the boat and save his life.

Watch the trailer here:

by Demedrius Charles
St. Lucia/USA, 2013

“Broken,” tells the story of Lisa’s emotional journey as she tries to balance life, love and friendship while working, paying for school in New York City and maintaining a dead beat husband on the island of St.Lucia.

Watch the trailer here: