The Black Arts Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Ar PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Galvanized by the post-World War II decolonization of African nations and the civil rights, black power, anti-war, and feminist and womanist movements, African-descendant cultural producers in the United States began overtly repudiating a European aesthetic and claiming a Black aesthetic that emerged from the lived experience of […]

Family Trivia Night (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

COMICS: Books, TV, Movies Which universe are you? Well you better know them both for this challenging trivia night. For elementary age, teens and adults We will be using Zoom to play. Make sure you bring all your expert Comic Book fan friends or family with you for this challenging […]

Teen Trivia: Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Mania (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Are you a true Marvel Cinematic Universe fan? Join us to test your knowledge! Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Discord link to the program 30 minutes before scheduled start.

⭐ Screen-Teens: What Does It Take To Put A Story On-Screen? (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  What does it take to put a story on- screen?  How would you turn your story into a movie? Well, join Miss Kelsey as we show you a little of what you might need to know.  For example, how to format your screenplay, the difference between the screenplay & a playscript, […]

Classical Sounds of the Cinema: Magnificent Movie Music (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

COURSE DESCRIPTION Since the beginning of the talkies, film directors have turned to classical music for their soundtracks. Whether it’s Beethoven, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Mascagni, Puccini, or Bach, opuses of almost every famous composer have added emotional depth to hundreds of films. With fascinating clips, witty commentary, and piano […]

The Academy Stories/Admissions with Ellen Ann Fentress and Neely Tucker (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Writer-filmmaker Ellen Ann Fentress has spent the last decade capturing ways that the South’s racial past affects in its present. Her current project The Academy Stories/Admissions publishes first-person accounts from students who took part of–or ran away from– school integration since its 1970 start in the South. The essays, collected […]

Film Discussion: Chris H. Lynn, Filmmaker and Sound Artist (Prince George’s Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Filmmaker Chris Lynn offers a feast for the senses in a new audiovisual experience. “River Thoughts” is a lyrical journey through the city of Nanjing, China during the summer months. Modern architecture, urban landscapes, melodies of folk songs, rainy ancient villages, and studies of the Yangtze river are carefully blended […]