In partnership with Sunshine Moxie Entertainment, the Juneteenth Cinema Celebration is an annual celebration of Black American cinema by highlighting Black filmmakers, film critics, and film lovers.
Meet Our Panelists
Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael
Juneteenth Cinema Programs
In this cult classic based on the smash Broadway musical, Dorothy is a shy 24-year-old Harlem kindergarten teacher who is brought by a snowstorm to the mysterious Land of Oz, a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City.
Join a group of film critics discussing the cultural and cinematic impact of The Wiz on Black cinema and Black culture.
Join a talented collection of film critics and enthusiasts as we strive to answer the question, what makes a film “Black cinema”