Black History Month at DFC

blackhistoryThursday February 8th, 7pm in the Community Room

Film Screening w/ Kevin Courrier – Pressure Point
Sidney Poitier plays a psychoanalyst in a Federal prison during the Second World War who treats a young incarcerated American Nazi (Bobby Darin) suffering from blackouts. But their sessions do more than cure his malady. They instead delve deeper inside the root causes of his racism.

Thursday February 15th, 7pm in the Community Room
Film Screening w/ Kevin Courrier – George Washington
David Gordon Green’s drama follows a group of black kids growing up in a depressed rural town in North Carolina, as seen through the eyes of 12-year-old Nasia. After breaking up with her show-off boyfriend Buddy (played by Curtis Cotton III), she withdraws from her delinquent friends and becomes romantically interested in a strange, introverted boy named George Washington.

Wednesday February 28, 1pm in the Community Room
Bleecker Café & Film Screening w/ Kevin Courrier
All members we welcome to join for a great lunch with friends and neighbours. Following lunch we will enjoy a screening of the documentary What Happened to Nina Simone

Wednesday February 28, 8pm at Buddies in Bat Times Theater
Black Boys
DFC has purchased a bloc of 10 tickets for the play Black Boys . The play is described as a “timely exploration of queer male Blackness” and is created from the lives of three people seeking a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world .

There is no need to sign up for movie screenings. If you would like to attend the Bleecker Café or the performance of Black Boys, please contact
Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 X204 / rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

 

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