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Black LGBTQ History, Culture and Politics: 3 Free Film Screenings in Collaboration with Vanderbilt's Department of African American & Diaspora Studies

Black LGBTQ History, Culture and Politics: 3 Free Film Screenings in Collaboration with Vanderbilt's Department of African American & Diaspora Studies

In collaboration with the Vanderbilt University course, Insider/Outsider: The Genealogy of Black LGBTQ Peoples, the Belcourt hosts three course sessions paired with film screenings. Each screening and post-screening course discussion is open and free to the public — and all screenings are at the Belcourt. No reservations or tickets are required, but seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

DO THE RIGHT THING

DO THE RIGHT THING

Co-presented with Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria. Join us for Slim & Husky's pizza, the movie that lost to DRIVING MISS DAISY for Best Picture of 1989, and a post-screening discussion on community building and youth empowerment with musical artist Tim Gent; educator, artist and consultant Melissa Gordon; community organizer Gicola Lane; and artist and neighborhood curator Thaxton Waters; moderated by artist advocate Brian Sexton. Part of STAFF PICKS, and programmed by ANTHONY, who says: “Thirty years later, how we lookin’?

JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH

JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH

In 1970, Jimi Hendrix - backed by Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell - headlined the 2nd Atlanta International Pop Festival, a set significant not only for being one of his final public performances, but also in terms of socio-political dynamics in the South. Features rediscovered footage. Post-screening discussion with bassist Billy Cox.

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