2018 ImageNation Outdoors Film & Music Festival

June to August - Music 7pm, Film 8pm (unless otherwise noted)

 

Join ImageNation this summer for 6 amazing nights of FREE

independent film and music under the stars!

Friday, June 1, 2018

 

FEATURE PRESENTATION: Black Panther*

Featuring WAKANDA Style Fashion Show w/DJ's and Live African Drumming

 

*About The Feature Presentation

directed by Ryan Coogler, 134 Min

After the death of his father, T'Challa (returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa / Black Panther, alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.

 

Friday, June 15, 2018

FEATURE PRESENTATION: Fruitvale Station*

Featuring short film from the HCCI/Tribeca Teen Filmmaker Bootcamp & DJ Mike spinning family friendly R&B/Soul and conscious Hip Hop. 

*About The Feature Presentation

directed by Ryan Coogler, 130 min., USA

Fruitvale Station is a American biographical drama film written and directed by Ryan Coogler. It is Coogler's first feature-length film and is based on the events leading to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed in 2009 by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale district station of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Oakland. The film stars Michael B. Jodan as Oscar Grant with Kevin Durand and Michael Murray playing the two BART police officers involved in Grant's death, although their names were changed for the film. Melonie Diaz, Ahna O'Reilly and, Octavia Spencer also stars in the film. Fruitvale Station debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film. It was screened at the Cannes Film Festival where it won the award for Best First Film.

 

 

 

Friday, June 29, 2018

FEATURE PRESENTATION: BAADASSSS*

Featuring short film from the HCCI/Tribeca Teen Filmmaker Bootcamp & Free music of Earth Wind & Fire interpreted by artists: Bruce "Big Daddy" Wayne, Keith Anthony Fluitt, Rachel Walker, Barry Antione and more--backed by this year's Soul Train Tribute House band led by drummer extraordinaire Les Cleveland.

*About The Feature Presentation

directed by Mario Van Peebles, 109 min, USA

Baadasssss is an American biopic, written/produced/directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. The film is based on the struggles of Van Peebles' father Melvin Van Peebles, as he attempts to film and distribute Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, a film that was widely credited with showing Hollywood that a viable African-American audience existed, and thus influencing the creation of the Blaxploitation genre. The film also stars Joy Bryant, Nia Long, Ossie Davis, Paul Rodriguez, Rainn Wilson, and Terry Crews.

 

 

Friday, July 20, 2018

FEATURE PRESENTATION: FENCES*

Featuring short film from the HCCI/Tribeca Teen Filmmaker Bootcamp & Free music from DJ Mike spinning family friendly R&B/Soul, Hip Hop and House music. 

*About The Feature Presentation

directed by Denzel Washington, written by August Wilson, 139 min, USA

Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was
deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's (Jovan Adepo) chance to meet a college football recruiter. The film also stars Viola Davis and Stephan Henderson.

 

Friday, September 23, 2018

BLACK GIRL MAGIC

 

FEATURE PRESENTATION: Love Beats Rhymes*

Featuring short film from the HCCI/Tribeca Teen Filmmaker Bootcamp & a Surprise Special Guest Artist performance to be announced. 

*About The Feature Presentation

directed by RZA, 106 min, USA

When struggling rapper Coco (Azealia Banks) enrolls in a poetry class, she
thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon (Jill Scott). Instead, Dixon
challenges Coco to seek real meaning in her lyrics, setting her on a journey of discovery that takes her through rap clubs and poetry slams, leading her to find her true voice - and true love - in this uplifting movie costarring Lucien Laviscount and Common.

Friday, September , 2018

KID's NIGHT OUT!

FEATURE PRESENTATION: A Wrinkle in Time*

*About The Feature Presentation

directed by Ava DuVernay, 109 min, USA

Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg's classmate Calvin O'Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe. Cast Includes: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Michael Peña

@ Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem

122nd St. & Mt. Morris Park West

in partnership w/ NYC Parks Dept.

@ Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem

122nd St. & Mt. Morris Park West

in partnership w/ NYC Parks Dept.

@ Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem

122nd St. & Mt. Morris Park West

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St. Nicholas Ave & 135th Street

in partnership w/ NYC Parks Dept.

@ St. Nicholas Park, Harlem

St. Nicholas Ave & 135th Street

in partnership w/ NYC Parks Dept.

@ St. Nicholas Park, Harlem

St. Nicholas Ave & 135th Street

in partnership w/ NYC Parks Dept.

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