The Photograph

Virtual Union Cinema

Virtual screening – Only available to those with an active UWM email! Register here! Screening link active @ 6pm on 2/24 Our last African American Film Series film is The Photograph! This film follows the story of the estranged daughter of... Read More

Test Pattern – A Film for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Virtual Union Cinema

Virtual screening, Free for everyone! Register here! Links for viewing film and for the discussion will be sent in reminder email. Screening link active April 7-8 Film discussion on Thursday, April 8 at 6PM CST This debut feature from Shatara... Read More

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Respect

Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career -- from a child singing in her father's church choir to her international superstardom -- it's the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find... Read More

When Claude Got Shot

Union Cinema

4 & 5 Feb | Film Screening 6pm & 5pm | Union Cinema When Claude Got Shot follows three strangers - brought together by gun violence - to humanize, explore, and disrupt the narrative about so-called "Black-on-Black" crime in America. Part... Read More

When Claude Got Shot

Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! The film follows Claude Motley, who returns to his hometown for a high school reunion, only to be a victim of gun violence. Two days later, his assailant goes after a woman, Victoria Davison,... Read More

Bush Mama

Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! PRESENTED ON 16MM FILM! Gerima blends narrative fiction, documentary, surrealism and political modernism in his unflinching story about a pregnant welfare recipient in Watts. Bush Mama is an unrelenting and powerfully moving look at... Read More

Recurring

When Claude Got Shot

Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! The film follows Claude Motley, who returns to his hometown for a high school reunion, only to be a victim of gun violence. Two days later, his assailant goes after a woman, Victoria Davison,... Read More

Recurring

Bush Mama

Union Cinema

THIS SCREENING IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! PRESENTED ON 16MM FILM! Gerima blends narrative fiction, documentary, surrealism and political modernism in his unflinching story about a pregnant welfare recipient in Watts. Bush Mama is an unrelenting and powerfully moving look at... Read More

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Oriental Theatre 2230 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Who We Are interweaves lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations to develop a timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America. Black Lens spotlights the incredible work of African American... Read More

King Richard

Union Cinema

Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his two daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training on tennis courts in Compton, Calif., Richard shapes the girls' unyielding commitment and keen intuition.... Read More