Kid Flicks: Celebrating Black Stories (Day 1)
New York International Children’s Film Festival
$10 adults/ $5 children under 12
Includes museum admission
Runtime: 76 min. | Recommended Ages: 9+
Black stories take the spotlight in seven short films that share the joy, determination, resilience, and complexity of being Black and young. Explore a range of genres and styles in a program that spans the globe from the New York International Children’s Film Festival.
The same films will be shown on February 11 and 12.
Hosted by Emmy Award Winner Dolores Morris
Dolores N. Morris is the former Vice President of HBO Family Channel, responsible for development, production and acquisition for the network’s family-oriented channel. Ms. Morris’ extensive career in television began with the Children’s Television Workshop more than 30 years ago, and has included employment at the American Broadcasting Company and The Walt Disney Company, receiving a career total of 30 Emmy Awards, 4 ACT awards, 10 Christopher Awards and 4 Peabody Awards. Ms. Morris is also a producer of the Oscar winning short film The Children’s March (2005).