Welcome to Sunday Noir! Four films by four women, the first three Sundays of February. This special screening series showcases a collective and creative insightfulness, by rising and established directors, whose focused passion and vision knows no bounds. Curated by Incongruent Media Creative Director, Nicky Lawrence, Sunday Noir explores innovative, exciting, deeply moving, cultural, narratives through each directors specific lens. Chosen with care by Nicky Lawrence each film has inspired a generation of women to pick up a camera and take action to tell their stories. Rarely on the big screen do we get to see such grace and charm from a certain perspective, yet with this series and these remarkable women the landscape shifts, creating space for a new kind of future. Chill with some popcorn each Sunday evening surrounded by themes of desire, love, struggle, pain, ambition, fear and most importantly joy. Join us for Love and Basket Ball (Gina Prince-Bythewood) Subjects of Desire (Jennifer Holness) When Morning Comes (Kelly Fyffe-Marshall) and My Name is Jackie (Nicky Lawrence) as they illuminate the screen and take you on a journey filled with hope for the present and knowledge of the past….See you there!
February 18th, 7 PM: LOVE & BASKETBALL (Gina Prince Bythewood, 2002)
Love & Basketball: From the director of the critically acclaimed cultural phenomenon Hollywood blockbuster“The Woman King” comes the classic film selection Love & Basketball. Directed by Gina Prince- Bythewood it was recently selected as one of 25 influential films to be cataloged, in the Library of Congress. This timeless film follows Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) two childhood friends who both aspire to be professional basketball players. Quincy, is a natural talent and a born leader. Monica is ferociously competitive but sometimes becomes overly emotional on the court. Over the years, the two begin to fall for each other, but their separate paths to basketball stardom threaten to pull them apart.
Sunday February 18th, 7 PM/6 PM Doors
General Admission $15.00 + HST/eventbrite fees
Door tickets are available for purchase on the day of screening. Refunds can be requested up to 12 hours before the screening. All refunds must be requested and processed through eventbrite.
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