An ex-con sets out in search of his kidnapped sister through the criminal underbelly of Shreveport, Louisiana.
Saturday, August 13 2016 10:00 PM — 11:30 PM
In 1991, Robert Townsend released a master piece that has become Classic Soul Cinema. The Five Heartbeats is the story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group. Join Robert Townsend and Leon to screen the film and then ask them all the questions that you ever had regarding the mak...
Saturday, August 13 2016 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
The definitive film about The Nighthawks, America’s hardest-working blues band. The Nighthawks inhabit the soul of blues music. Founded in Washington, D.C. more than 40 years ago by Little Walter-disciple Mark Wenner and guitar wizard Jimmy Thackery, the band thrives on its direct link to the gre...
Saturday, August 13 2016 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
CuerdasMaría’s routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends. (Spain, 11:00) FruitRise into being, mature, perish – Fruit tells a creation story. As the animated short film unfolds, it brings forth a play of shapes illustrating the dialog be...
Saturday, August 13 2016 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Restored Me is a comedic drama that explores the tested faith of wrongfully convicted, now ex-con Julio Velasquez. After his release from prison, he finds a second chance by joining the colorful crew of an old movie theatre. Just when he thinks his life is getting back on track, he learns that th...
Saturday, August 13 2016 12:00 PM — 2:30 PM
Women of STAX: Soul Sistahs About the Stax Museum Living History Project Stax Museum Living History Project is result of a collaboration between Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Karen Moore, Inc. We strive to tell the Memphis Music stories that will live on in the hearts and minds of th...
Saturday, August 13 2016 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Daryl Davis is an accomplished musician who was played all over the world. He also has an unusual hobby, particularly for a middle-aged black man. When not displaying his musical chops, Daryl likes to meet and befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan. When many of these people eventually leave the Kl...
Friday, August 12 2016 9:30 PM — 11:00 PM
A five year old street performer evolves into the informal mayor of his hood, Rod Bonds. Over the years his amazing talent and unexpected level of success brought him hundreds of thousands of dollars-but now he has little to show for it. The money is simply gone: given to those in the neighborhoo...
Friday, August 12 2016 8:00 PM — 9:00 PM
For the second year On Location: Memphis has commissioned a Memphis Visual Artist to create an original piece to represent the festival. This year Sir Walt and Marino Joyner-Wilson joined forces to create the 2016 OL:M Reel Art Piece. Join OL:M, Sir Walt and Marino at one of Memphis' finest art...
Friday, August 12 2016 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Nil Battey Sannata is an emotive narrative close to our spirit. Dressed in an artistic backdrop, it is about a mother and daughter bitter sweet relationship laced with fact-fiction and the color of sentiments. An organic story that creates empathy with the characters and catalyze social change. T...
Friday, August 12 2016 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM