WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – A free three-movie series at the Art Center Waco promises an immersive experience for all attendees.
The Deep in the Heart Film Festival presents its Reel Stories: A showcase of film noir November 2, 3 and 4. Organizers hope this event will spark a conversation in the Waco community. Audiences are invited out for food, live performances, art, and guided conversation about the African American experience.
Here’s some information on the films to be screened, courtesy of the Deep in the Heart Film Festival:
- Unfinished (November 2): This in-progress short is by Baylor Professor Dr. Stephanie Boddie. This is an ethnographic musical documentary, with live performances taking place during the film.
- A more beautiful thing (November 3): Join Olympic gold medalists, as well as former NBA and NFL players, for the screening of this film. This is the story of the first all-African-American high school rowing team. This 2021 Gracie Award winner and SXSW selection are featured in conjunction with the Waco Rowing Regatta.
- replica (November 4): Following the deaths of two young African American women in New York City from childbirth complications, two bereaved families have galvanized activists, midwives and doctors to address the crisis maternal health crisis in the United States. A discussion will follow the film.
Doors open at 7 p.m. nightly, with movies beginning at 7:30 p.m. Art Center Waco is located at 701 S 8th Street.
For more information, as well as to confirm your presence at the event, you can go here.