chocolate city films at the Lincoln

The Lincoln Theatre presents –

Chocolate City Films: Reflections on the Diaspora

Come experience two evenings featuring the “Best of” cinema from the American Black Film Festival. The ABFF is the leading film festival in the world that celebrates independent black filmmakers and brings together the best of Hollywood and independent cutting edge talent. Since it s inception, the ABFF has screened hundreds of films and has rewarded and redefined artistic excellence in independent filmmaking.  Tickets are $13 in advance, and $15 at the door.

Thursday, Sept 24  :  6:30 pm
WHY WE LAUGH: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Director: Robert Townsend
A sweeping account of the evolution of black comedy in America and its cultural influence.


Thursday, Sept 24  : 9:00 pm
Director: Dwayne Boyd, Bodie Norton
A hilarious romantic comedy about how fleeting love can be.


Friday, Sept 25 : 7:00 pm
Director: Ryan Miningham
A prize fighter struggles to put his dark past behind him.


Friday, Sept 25 : 9:15 pm
Without Bias – The Len Bias Story *
Director: Kirk Frazier
A tragic true story about the life and death of a basketball legend Len Bias.

* Director talk-back to follow screening.