The BronzeLens Film Festival, wholly virtual for its 11th season, continues through Sunday (August 16) with screenings, conversations, panels and an awards show. Documentaries screen tonight; music videos and student films screen Friday morning and afternoon; features begin at 6 p.m. Saturday with screenings of features and international features. Sunday begins with a noon brunch, includes the 5 p.m. awards show and ends with BronzeLens After Dark via Facebook LIVE with DJ Kaos. Day passes, filmmaker passes and all-access passes available. Full schedule HERE. Full list of films HERE.
Out of Hand Theater holds its next Equitable Dinners: Lift Every Voice event at 5 p.m. Sunday (August 16). The free, live, monthly conversation series features art, experts and the opportunity to talk about racial equity. This month’s topic: racial equity and housing. The event will feature a 10-minute play written by Dana Stringer and a presentation by Natosha Reid Rice, associate general counsel for Habitat for Humanity International. The event runs about two hours and is free. Sign up HERE.
Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Children’s Books opens Saturday (August 15) at the High Museum of Art. It showcases children’s picture books as an effective bridge between art and storytelling. Curator Andrea Davis Pinkney is a New York Times best-selling author and a Coretta Scott King Book Award winner. The High is open regular hours (closed Monday). $14.50; under age 6 and members free. Tickets are timed and visitors must follow the museum’s Covid-19 protocols. Picture the Dream runs through November 8.
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