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Celebrate Black History Month with Kanopy: The Watermelon Woman – presented by The Kansas City Library
February 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
The Watermelon Woman (1996, NR)
Cheryl is young, Black, and lesbian, working in Philadelphia with her best friend Tamara and consumed by a film project: to make a video about her search for a Black actress from Philly who appeared in films in the 30s and was known as the Watermelon Woman.
Central Cinema Nights is a movie screening in the Central Library’s Durwood Film Vault taking place Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Join us as we watch and discuss documentaries and feature films in a socially conscious setting, chosen to fit a monthly theme. This month’s theme: Celebrating Black History Month with Kanopy.
Join us this Feburary as we showcase Black filmakers from our Kanopy collection. Come in from the cold and enjoy world-class, award wining cinema from some of the brightest stars in the buisiness. Don’t worry if you can’t make it; all these films can be streamed online with your library card.
Everyone is welcome! Movie screenings at the Central Library are always FREE and open to the public.