Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Some people might expect movies set in the heart of America's inner cities to be filled with crime and gang violence - but Killer of Sheep is a very different kind of film. With a loose structure that unfolds more like a series of unconnected episodes than a conventional story, it follows the daily routine of Stan - a husband and father who's forced to work incredibly long hours at his job in a slaughterhouse, and who tries to relax when he finally gets home. Bearing witness to the difficulties of providing for a family and keeping out of trouble in poverty-stricken Watts, a suburb of LA, this film is an important social document as well as a beautiful and moving piece of filmmaking.
An unusual movie about a group of children growing up in one of America's poorest and most neglected corners.
Domestic drama with supernatural undertones revolving around the visit an old friend plays to a black middle-class family living in Los Angeles.
An adaptation of an award-winning play, this moving film follows the fortunes of a struggling African-American family in 1960s Chicago.
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Film can be an excellent way to educate young people on the historic and modern fights for Black equality, and to highlight and challenge racial...
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