Kamloops Film Society: Black History Month
February is Black History Month in the United States and Canada. This is a way of remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. For the month of February, we’d like to recommend some films to watch!
Below is a recommended list of documentaries to watch for Black History Month, curtesy of @garrisonhayes on TikTok.
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
Available for FREE on Youtube
Directed by Göran Olsson | Sweden, USA | English, Swedish | Documentary, History | 100 minutes | Not Yet RatedFootage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.
They’ve Gotta Have Us (Mini Series)
Available on Netflix
Directed by Simon Frederick | UK | English | Documentary | 60 minutes each, 3 episodes total | Not Yet RatedThe rise of black actors as they have gone from being the backdrop to calling the shots. This is the inside story of the turning points of black life on both sides of the lens, from Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte, to the present day.
I Am Not Your Negro
Available to Rent on Google Play or Youtube
Directed by Raoul Peck | Switzerland, France, Belgium, USA | English, French | Documentary | 93 minutes | Rated PG: coarse language; violence; nudityWriter James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 4:09 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Faulty economic thinking makes destroying nature profitable
Sun, Feb 21, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Battle Mountain 1979 – Kamloops Trails
Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Brock Beacon Route – Kamloops Trails
Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 3:20 pm - Arjun Singh posted on their blog: Give contacting a council a chance 🙂
Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 2:23 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Clearing the air on fossil fuel pollution
Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Sabino Canyon – Kamloops Trails
Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Ridge Lakes Snowshoeing – Kamloops Trails
Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 4:25 pm - Sabine Stanzer created a Creative Profile for Sabine Stanzer
Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 4:06 pm - Sabine Stanzer created a new Profile
Fri Jan 22 to Sat Apr 3 A Marker to Measure Drift
Thu Feb 25 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Thu Feb 25 Startup Basics | Business Building
Fri Feb 26 Speakers Jeremy Heighton, Jo Berry
Thu Mar 4 Startup Basics | Startup Legal
Sat Mar 6 Kamloops Ambassador Society Father Daughter Ball
Mon Mar 8 Commonwealth Day
Tue Mar 9 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Thu Mar 11 Startup Basics | Laws of Attraction
Fri Mar 12 Dinner & Comedy Show with Patrick Maliha
Sat Mar 13 Dinner & Comedy Show with Patrick Maliha
Sat Mar 13 to Sun Apr 11 KSO Presents: Sounds in Sand
Mon Mar 15 St. Patrick’s Day
Thu Mar 18 Startup Basics | Startup Accounting