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Still from 195 Lewis. Courtesy of Chanelle Aponte Pearson

Film: 195 Lewis

Thursday, November 9, 2017

7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Enjoy an evening of Brooklyn film with two new releases highlighting the experiences of queer and trans* people of color. First, catch Walk for Me (Elegance Bratton, 2017, 12 min.), a contemporary coming-out story exploring chosen family. Then, we’re screening season one of the web series 195 Lewis (Chanelle Aponte Pearson, 2017, 5 episodes, 47 min.), a boundary-pushing dramedy that follows a group of women navigating black and queer life in Bed-Stuy. Followed by a Q&A with Chanelle Aponte Pearson, cast members Rae Leone Allen and D. Ajane Carlton, and music supervisor Ryann Holmes.

Schedule:

  • 7 pm Opening set by Brooklyn-based rapper Nappy Nina
  • 7:30 pm Screening of Walk for Me
  • 7:45 pm Screening of 195 Lewis
  • 8:45 pm Q&A

Tickets are $16 and include Museum admission. Members receive complimentary tickets. To receive the Member code, email membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!