Thu. Jun 4th, 2020

SFMOMA and SFFILM Present Modern Cinema – Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood

If you live in or near the San Francisco Bay Area this month is going to be a real cinephiles dream.

Modern Cinema, with the help of SFMOMA and SFFILM, will be presenting Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood July 12–29 with seminal works of black cinema including Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman, Leslie Harris’s Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. and Theodore Witcher’s Love Jones. All three directors will also introduce their films.

Modern Cinema is an ongoing film series exploring the dynamic forces interacting between cinema’s past and present. All screenings will take place at the Phyllis Wattis Theater.

For tickets and information visit Through July 11, SFFILM and SFMOMA members get get access to a special early-bird price of just $5 per ticket.

Here is the list of special guests and films this season.

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