Upcoming Screenings

Please follow each hyperlink below to find more information on the film, discussants, and registration. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note that this academic year’s screenings and conversations will take place virtually.  Screening of the films prior to the scheduled Zoom discussion is highly recommended.

Please visit the event page for each of our scheduled dates to learn more about each film, how to watch, and to register for the Zoom discussions.

The films and conversations are free and open to the public. Advance registration is required to join the Zoom discussions.


2020-2021 Season:

October 27, 2020

The Murder of Fred Hampton 

December 1, 2020

Call Her Ganda 

February 9, 2020

The Time That Remains 

March 9, 2020

Salt of the Earth

April 13, 2020


(Season 1, Episode 5:

“Do the Ramadan”)



Curated and Coordinated by ACC’s own Dr. Mark D. Cunningham:

Mark D. Cunningham is an Associate Professor in Radio-Television-Film at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas. He received his PhD in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He has contributed essays to national publications, several anthologies, and peer-reviewed journals focusing on such topics in film and television/media studies as John Singleton’s film Poetic Justice, Spike Lee’s semi-autobiographical film Crooklyn, actor/rapper/activist Ice T’s role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, alternative spaces of blackness in Barry Jenkins’ debut film Medicine for Melancholy, and the importance of black popular culture. He has also presented papers at nationally recognized cinema and media studies conferences, facilitated talk back sessions at community events, and participated in both media and education related panel discussions. Dr. Cunningham is currently writing a book on race, gender, and narrative in the trilogy of films about South Central Los Angeles written and directed by the late John Singleton to be published by Columbia University Press.


Past Screenings:

October 21, 2018

Te Ata Screening

February 24, 2017

13th: From Slave to Criminal in One Month Screening

April 11, 2014

5 Broken Cameras Screening

April 3, 2014

The Gatekeepers Screening

November 15, 2013

Granito: How to Nail a Dictator Screening

October 11, 2013

Call Me Kuchu Screening