holds Children's Black Film Festival
Press Release 6/22/2000
The Newark Public Library again will be a venue for the 26th Annual Newark Black Film Festival, when it features special childrens films in July. The childrens films will be held at 10:30am in the fourth-floor auditorium of the main library, 5 Washington Street. The librarys schedule will be on Mondays, beginning with July 10; The Newark Museum will show them the following Wednesdays. The Newark Public Librarys schedule follows.
July 10, Stories from the Black Tradition. This series includes A StoryA Story, Mufaros Beautiful Daughters, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears, The Village of Round and Square Houses and Goggles. (Rated G52 minutes.)
July 17, And The Children Shall Lead. Danny Glover and LeVar Burton star in this story of a young black girl who attempts to advance the rights of Blacks in Mississippi. (Rated G60 minutes.)
July 24, You Must Remember This. Ella, a budding young basketball star, makes an amazing discovery. (Rated G102 minutes.)
July 31, Words By Heart. The commandment of love thy neighbor clashes with prejudice in this moving drama set at the turn of the century. (Rated G116 minutes.)
For more information about The Newark Public Librarys childrens schedule, please consult the librarys home page (www.npl.org), or call Michele Cappetta, youth services coordinator, at 973-733-5642. For information about The Newark Museums schedule, please call 973-596-6550.
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