For 8 years Black Pride NYC, Inc. has brought you the best in cultural, art, entertainment and education. During the last four years it has brought you the cultural celebration, the film forum & cocktail art, an off broadway place, multi city art exhibitions, the youth agenda, black pride idol, flirting time, beach and park events, community forums and the Face Off series.
Many talented people and volunteers have given so much over the years in the attempt to promote positive images of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people of African descent. Thanks to the kindness of the producers of this film Black Pride NYC is proud to present "Strange Fruit" to our community and at the same time give all the opportunity to support the efforts of Black Pride NYC, Inc.
Benefit Screening, Discussion on "Race & Homophobia" & VIP Reception
June 23, 2005
Second Screening - General Admission
June 23, 2005
54 Varick Street (at Laight Street) - Tribeca, NYC
Advance Tickets online
or by calling 212-613-0097
limited seats available
BLACK PRIDE NYC IS PROUD TO PRESENT A POWERFUL NEW FILM ADDRESSES RACISM AND HOMOPHOBIA
Set in contemporary rural Louisiana, STRANGE FRUIT explores the tribulations of William Boyals, a successful Black gay New York lawyer who comes home to the life from which he escaped to investigate the lynching of his also-gay childhood friend, Kelvin. Amidst the sultry beauty of the bayou, William is forced to wade through a bog of conspiracy involving an insidious network of local law and a dangerously entrenched subculture. At the same time, he finds himself having to confront the reasons he left in the first place. The harder he looks, the deeper he gets, until the veil is pulled back to reveal a quagmire of racism and homophobia that threatens his life. The screening will be followed by a all star panel discussing Racism and Homophobia in America. LIMITED VIP and General Admission tickets available. Buy Now.
VIP PASSES - 7pm
VIP Wine & Beer Reception for VIP ticket holders following Talk Back Talk Back on "Race & Homophobia" Meet with Panelists VIP Screening Gift Bags
Description SKU # Price
10PM Show Only - Only Screening
SF Gen $15.00
7PM Benefit Screening, Talk Back & Cocktail Reception. Tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
SF VIP $50.00 Donation Donation Various
One Block south of Canal Street
By Subway: A, C, E, 1, or 9 train to Canal Street stop
Guests please enter on corner of Laight Street