2nd Black American Film Festival
Dreaming While Black: Imagination, Creation, Revolution
Hosted by Dr. Erin Watley
2020; 1 hr 5 m; NR
A rhythmic and raw documentary, Dark City Beneath The Beat defines the soundscape of Baltimore city highlighting local club artists, djs, dancers and producers as they are realizing their dreams of globalizing this musical genre. Inspired by an original Baltimore club music soundtrack, the film showcases Baltimore club music as a positive subculture in a city rising above social and economic turmoil to develop a vibrant and close-knit community for the arts through its homegrown sound, Baltimore club music.
Each Black American Film Festival screening will feature a brief introduction and a facilitated post-show discussion with Dr. Watley (Assoc. Professor of Communication & Cinema at McDaniel College).