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Jul
3
Mon
Newark Black Film Festival Youth Cinema: “Tell Me Who I Am” and more… @ Auditorium, 4th Floor, Main Library
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

George Washington Carver

Learn how Mr. Carver became one of the world’s foremost experts in agriculture and horticulture. 30 min.

Tell Me Who I Am

A princess from Timbuktu and her magical friend take a journey in a time-travel ship that transports them to the 21st century. 37 min.

Adventures in Odyssey: Race to Freedom

With the help of friends and an abolitionist, a young boy helps slaves escape through the Underground Railroad. 27 min.

Please note, these films will also be shown on Wednesday, July 5, at 1:00 pm, at the Newark Museum.

Jul
10
Mon
NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017 @ Main Library @ Main Library (2nd Floor - Centennial Hall)
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017

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The Proud Family Movie

A young girl and her family go on vacation, only to be captured by a mad scientist.  91 mins.

Jul
17
Mon
NBFF Cinema – 2017 @ Main Library @ Main Library (2nd Floor - Centennial Hall)
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017

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Meltrek: Exploring Ancient Africa
This animated film teaches history, culture and contributions of various African civilizations. 55 mins.

Zarafa
In this African fable, a boy and a baby giraffe take a hot air balloon on an adventure from Africa to Europe. 18 mins.

 

Jul
24
Mon
NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017 @ Main Library @ Main Library (2nd Floor - Centennial Hall)
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017

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Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness
The film focuses on the adventures of neighborhood kids of different racial cultures known as “The Boo Crew” with D-Roc. 45 mins.

Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks
A young girl who wants to learn the meaning of a proverb seeks guidance from the proverb detective. 11 mins.

The Honest-to-Goodness Truth
Young Libby tries not to lie–she been taught it’s good to be honest. But sometimes the truth can be hard to take. 14 mins.

Jul
31
Mon
NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017 @ Main Library @ Main Library (2nd Floor - Centennial Hall)
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

NBFF Youth Cinema – 2017

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Mrs. Katz and Tush
Larnel, a young African-American boy, and Mrs. Katz, an elderly Jewish woman, develop an unusual friendship through their concern for a cat named Tush. 30 mins.

You’re Beautiful
Often misjudged, 11-year old Shola truly knows the internal conflict she faces and the pressures of dealing with the school. 28 mins.

White Water
A boy in the Deep South discovers that no matter the fountain, water is water. 9 mins.