ImageNation Outdoors - Music & Film Festival
Sunday, August 12, 2012 through Thursday, August 30, 2012
WNYC is a media partner for ImageNation Outdoors. An open-air film and music festival, open to all and held in various New York City parks throughout the summer. The annual festival targets community residents, who yearn for holistic portrayals of Blacks and Latinos in film and media. IFMF features films by and/or about Black and Latino people worldwide, live music performances, and DJs. Launched in 2002 with one screening for 300 people, the festival now draws nearly 10,000 participants (averaging close to 1,500 people per screening).
ImageNation will co-present the film screenings of:
- “Doin it in the Park” with music by DJ Bobbito. - August 12th , 6:30 to 10pm
- "Come Back Africa" preceded by a Gaopele musical performance - August 14th, 6:30 to 10pm
- “Beats Rhymes & Life” - August 27th 7:30 to 10pm
- Premiere of Soul Food Junkies. With a performance by Hip hop duo, Dead Prez - August 30th, 7 to 9pm.