The Texas Theatre is proud to present a filmmaker series in conjunction with the Black Cinematheque in Fair Park.
co-presented by the South Dallas Cultural Center.
23 Year old rookie filmmaker John Singleton broke into the scene with the ground breaking BOYZ IN THE HOOD in 1991 which was also the film debut for Ice Cube. Singleton became the youngest director and the very first African-American in cinema history ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. The iconic film was selected for preservation by the National Film Registry in 2002. Special 2K Presentation courtesy of Columbia Pictures. Introduction by John A Spriggins, manager of the South Dallas Cultural Center.
Series Program: All Programs only $1!
Sat 2-10 — BOYZ IN THE HOOD — (1991) — 2K Restoration — Directed by John Singleton — At The Texas Theatre
Sun 2-11 — THE BLOOD OF JESUS — ( 1941) — Directed by Spencer Williams — Screens at the Black Cinematheque (inside the South Dallas Cultural Center)
Sat — 2-17 — SUPER FLY (1972) — 35mm — Directed by Gordon Parks Jr — At The Texas Theatre (post show after party TBA!)
Sun 2-18 — MY BROTHERS WEDDING — (1983) — Directed by Charles Burnett — Screens at the Black Cinematheque (inside the South Dallas Cultural Center)
Sat 2-24 — MALCOLM X (1992) — 35mm — Directed by Spike Lee — At The Texas Theatre