Screening of Black Cop Presented by Black Lounge Film Series

Fri Apr 20 2018

7:00 PM

Overtown Performing Arts Center

1074 N.W. 3rd Avenue Miami, FL 33136

$5.00

Ages 13+

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Black Lounge Film Series 4th edition of bringing global Black cinema to Overtown is back with an award-winning independent film “Black Cop” by Canadian Filmmaker, Cory Bowles. In collaboration with the Black Police Precinct & Courthouse Museum in Overtown, join us on Friday, April 20th at 7pm at the Overtown Performing Arts Center for an evening of music, a movie and discussion, as we spotlight the Canadian Black experience & Black cops. Cory Bowles will be in the house to taking your questions.

Synopsis:
It's not easy being a black cop. Your community doesn't trust you, your colleagues are wary of you, being patronized by the people you protect is constant. And when the world is on edge waiting for a grand jury verdict on a high‐profile police case involving unarmed youth, you can bet all eyes are on you. For one officer already struggling between duty and moral obligation, things take a drastic turn when he is profiled by his colleague’s off‐duty, pushing him over the edge.


Armed with the power of his badge, an antagonizing radio show for company, and some good old fashioned rage, the stage is set for a whirlwind day filled with vendetta and just desserts, as Black Cop targets the community he's sworn to protect. Black Cop (played with ferocity by Ronnie Rowe Jr.) is an intense and timely political satire from Actor‐Director Cory Bowles (Trailer Park Boys), provocatively takes on issues of race, class and power.

***This Program is made possible with the support of the Green Family Foundation, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and Knight Foundation***

Culture Shock Miami for ages 13-22
Screening of Black Cop Presented by Black Lounge Film Series

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    Black Cop

    Film

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This event is 13 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 13 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

Teens/Young adults ages 13-22 can purchase one ticket for themselves and one ticket at the same price for another person of any age.

Must present ID proving age eligibility in order to pick up tickets/be granted admission. Each teen/young adult MUST be present and have an ID ready to show before tickets will be issued.

All sales are final. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

Culture Shock Miami for ages 13-22

Screening of Black Cop Presented by Black Lounge Film Series

Fri Apr 20 2018 7:00 PM

Overtown Performing Arts Center Miami FL
Screening of Black Cop Presented by Black Lounge Film Series

$5.00 Ages 13+

Black Lounge Film Series 4th edition of bringing global Black cinema to Overtown is back with an award-winning independent film “Black Cop” by Canadian Filmmaker, Cory Bowles. In collaboration with the Black Police Precinct & Courthouse Museum in Overtown, join us on Friday, April 20th at 7pm at the Overtown Performing Arts Center for an evening of music, a movie and discussion, as we spotlight the Canadian Black experience & Black cops. Cory Bowles will be in the house to taking your questions.

Synopsis:
It's not easy being a black cop. Your community doesn't trust you, your colleagues are wary of you, being patronized by the people you protect is constant. And when the world is on edge waiting for a grand jury verdict on a high‐profile police case involving unarmed youth, you can bet all eyes are on you. For one officer already struggling between duty and moral obligation, things take a drastic turn when he is profiled by his colleague’s off‐duty, pushing him over the edge.


Armed with the power of his badge, an antagonizing radio show for company, and some good old fashioned rage, the stage is set for a whirlwind day filled with vendetta and just desserts, as Black Cop targets the community he's sworn to protect. Black Cop (played with ferocity by Ronnie Rowe Jr.) is an intense and timely political satire from Actor‐Director Cory Bowles (Trailer Park Boys), provocatively takes on issues of race, class and power.

***This Program is made possible with the support of the Green Family Foundation, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and Knight Foundation***

Black Cop

Black Cop

Film

Please correct the information below.

Select ticket quantity.

Complete the security check.

Select Tickets

Ages 13+
limit 4 per person
CSM
$5.00

Delivery Method

Will Call

Terms & Conditions

This event is 13 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 13 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

Teens/Young adults ages 13-22 can purchase one ticket for themselves and one ticket at the same price for another person of any age.

Must present ID proving age eligibility in order to pick up tickets/be granted admission. Each teen/young adult MUST be present and have an ID ready to show before tickets will be issued.

All sales are final. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.