FAB Flicks is back for 2016, with five FREE outdoor movies in June, starring popular African-American actors, actresses and musicians, including Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones, and a a concert film tribute to the late Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire.
FAB Flicks is sponsored by the Fulton Area Business alliance – that’s what the initials FAB represent – in conjunction with BAMcinématek. The free screenings are Thursdays in June at the Putnam Triangle Plaza, Fulton St. and Grand Ave., in Clinton Hill, at 8PM, but get there earlier to get a prime spot. Pull up one of FAB’s patio chairs, or bring your own, or bring a blanket to spread out on the “lawn.”
Local Fulton Street food businesses will offer samples and sales.
Here’s the screening schedule:
June 2 – Mahogany
Directed by: Berry Gordy (1975) 109 min
with Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams
June 9 – Cleopatra Jones
Directed by: Jack Starrett (1973) 89 min
with Tamara Dobson, Shelley Winters
June 16 – Claudine
Directed by: John Berry (1973) 92 min
with Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones
June 23 – Friday Foster
Directed by: Arthur Marks (1975) 90 min
with Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto
June 30 – Shining Star: A Tribute to Maurice White
Earth, Wind & Fire Live on “Soul!” (1973) 33 min
Earth, Wind & Fire in Concert, directed by Michael Schultz (1981) 60 min
ABOUT FAB ALLIANCE
The Clinton Hill and Fort Greene area is known for its deep roots in performing and visual arts. FAB is anchored by the growing Brooklyn Cultural District and there are dozens of arts and cultural institutions in the area. The FAB Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization representing more than 400 small businesses and property owners, working in partnership with stakeholders to enhance Fulton Street; to attract, support and retain local businesses; and to bring resources that benefit the entire community.
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