The first annual Harlem Doc Fest explores the cultural richness and history of Harlem along with critical issues impacting the community. This weekend-long curated festival of feature and short documentary films will present screenings throughout Harlem and include conversations with filmmakers, actors and scholars.
Combining music, theatre and imaginative foley. i.e. beat boxer, The Renaissance EP takes you on an anthropological excavation through time and space to explore the power and legacy of a neighborhood that has been described as the epicenter of Black Culture and the Radical Black Imagination.
Combining music, theatre and imaginative foley i.e., beat boxer, The Renaissance EP takes you on an anthropological excavation through time and space to explore the power and legacy of a neighborhood that has been described as the epicenter of Black Culture and the Radical Black Imagination.
When The Baylor Project performs, you’ll see why this husband-and-wife team of vocalist Jean Baylor and drummer Marcus Baylor has been nominated for two Grammy Awards.
Actor/Playwright/ Storyteller, Daniel Carlton, creates a world from archival historical invitations to dramatize Harlem history from the 1920’s–1960’s using the settings of the various parties. The evening concludes with a dance party featuring Harlem’s own DJ Nessdigital spinning classic jazz and soul from Bebop to Hip Hop, Soul and Funk. Come cut a rug!
Camae Ayewa A.K.A. Moor Mother and Rasheedah Phillips A.K.A. Black Quantum Futurist will weave quantum physics, afrofuturism, and Afrodiasporic concepts of time, ritual, text, and sound that present innovative thoughts and music. Nona Hendryx A.K.A. ‘Cyboracle’ will host a conversation with Black Quantum Futurist, Moor Mother and perform.
Brianna Thomas and her band Fa-La-La-La Funk! will bring the funk to the classic holiday tunes we know and love with her blend of jazz, R&B, and gospel. The concert will be peppered with songs from Brianna’s eagerly anticipated sophomore album, Everybody Knows.