Film Series

Learning Beyond the Classics: New Jack Cinema

This course looks at the film movement referred to as New Jack Cinema, a stratum of transgenre films that exhibits similar moral urgency and narratives that are ripe for current reflection as African-American directors, such as Ava DuVernay and Jordan Peele, are again cresting in Hollywood.


New Jack City (1991)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Poetic Justice (1993)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Set It Off (1996)

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM