Made in Harlem

A non-fiction film series for, by and about Harlem, and including Harlem-made films, filmmakers, speakers and subjects. Made in Harlem is sponsored by the West Harlem Development Corporation.

March – May 2017

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A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde

Wednesday, March 8, 6:30pm

Q&A with directors Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson and Melinda Goodman, founding member of the Audre Lorde Women's Poetry Center.

Made in Harlem

Wednesday, March 15th, 6:30pm

Q&A with Uptown Underdog director Nuhi de Stani and subject Michael Henry Adams.


Alive and Kicking

Wednesday, April 5th, 6:30pm

Q&A with Harlem's swing dancing expert Barbara Allison Jones, dance expert Judy Pritchett, Sweet Harlem director Brianna Crawford and Dance Theatre of Harlem director Christina Akinsanya.


Mr. Untouchable

Tuesday, April 18th, 6:30pm

Q&A with Joseph 'Jazz' Hayden (former Nicky Barnes associate, Mr. Untouchable subject).



Monday, April 24th, 6:30pm

Q&A with Rucker tournament founder Robert McCullough Sr., director Robert McCullough Jr., and NYC street-ball and NBA All-Star legend Kenny Anderson, and subject of upcoming documentary Mr. Chibbs.


Wednesday, May 3rd, 6:30pm

Q&A with filmmakers Elijah Gbotoe and and Kwanzaa Owes (Fatherhood) and Rahkim Hawkins (The Come Up).



Wednesday, May 10th, 6:30pm

Q&A with Adama Bah (subject of Adama), #WHATPIANODISTRICT director Annmarie Soba and and Muslim activist and Black Panther Sekou Odinga.