Jun 19, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

In partnership with Black Girls Create​, the Juneteenth Cinema Celebration is an annual celebration of Black American cinema by highlighting Black filmmakers, film critics, and film lovers.


Screening Schedule

written by Joel Schumacher

directed by Sidney Lumet

In this cult classic based on the smash Broadway musical, Dorothy is a shy 24-year-old Harlem kindergarten teacher who is brought by a snowstorm to the mysterious Land of Oz, a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City.

3pm PST

Critics Circle

Join a group of film critics discussing the cultural and cinematic impact of The Wiz on Black cinema and Black culture.

6pm CST

Pop Culture Discussion

Join a talented collection of film critics and enthusiasts as we strive to answer the question, what makes a film “Black cinema”


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