The Cinematters: Social Justice Film Festival is a dual city (New York and DC) presentation of impactful films aiming to engage the community in conversation and action that leads to a more inclusive, thoughtful, and open-minded society.
Presented with the Marlene Mayerson JCC Manhattan, the festival will explore themes of racial inequality and civil injustice.
Co-presented with the Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility
A black teenager living in Harlem (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) must prove his innocence when he is accused of participating in a robbery.
Jennifer Ehle, Tim Blake Nelson, Jennifer Hudson, and Jeffrey Wright co-star. Directed by Anthony Mandler, All Rise is based on a novel by Walter Dean Myers.
Screening followed by a conversation with producers Tonya Lewis Lee and Nikki Silver.