Documentary Film Fest: Building A Bridge

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Is the truth stranger—or more fascinating, than fiction? Enjoy a collection of newly released documentary films at our Documentary Film Fest this September. Join us for a curated selection of four films on a variety of engaging topics.

  • Tues. 9/5 @ 5:30 PM: Summer Of Soul. 118 minutes. Rated PG-13. Directed by Ahmir Questlove Thompson.
    • "This music documentary explores and reclaims the legacy of the six-week 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. It features unpublished footage of performances by Nina Simone, B.B. King, Sly and the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder, and Gladys Knight & the Pips at Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park)."—Swank Motion Pictures Inc.
  • Thurs. 9/14 @ 3:00 PM: Building A Bridge. 95 minutes. Rated TV-14. Directed by Evan Mascagni.
    • "Named after the book by Father James Martin, Building a Bridge follows a priest on his journey to make the Catholic Church more accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, despite loud opposition from both inside and outside the Church."—Swank Motion Pictures Inc.
  • Sat. 9/16 @ 11:00 AM: Origami In The Garden. 90 minutes. Not rated. Directed by Barbara Bentree.
    • "An Artfilm, a LoveStory, and the journey of two artists as they strive to spread Peace and Inspiration throughout the world through sculpture."—
  • Thurs. 9/28 @ 3:00 PM: Only In Theaters. 94 minutes. Not rated. Directed by Raphael Sbarge.
    • "Laemmle theaters have been around ever since the movie business existed. After surviving a turbulent time in the 1950s when television became mainstream, the theater chain enjoyed years of success. When the rise of streaming services surfaced, the chain faced another dilemma, that of getting people to the theater."—Swank Motion Pictures Inc.

Light refreshments served.


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