Advanced Screening of Skin
ImageNation invites you a night of film, music, discussion and cocktails at an advance screening of …
a film by Anthony Fabian
7PM, Tuesday, June 16th
Tickets are $15 in advance
Buy tickets online at www.imagenation.us
(the membership discount will be honored, even if you haven’t recieved your card yet!)
The National Black Theater
2031-33 National Black Theatre Way
Fifth Avenue (Btwn 125th & 126th Streets)
Music · Film · Discussion · Cocktails
This festive celebration of South African Youth Day will include a screening of SKIN and performances by Masauko of South Africa’ s Blk Sonshine as well as the Themba Singers performing “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika.”
An ImageNation event.
SKIN is a dramatic feature based on the true life story of Sandra Laing. Sandra is distinctly African looking. Her parents, Abraham and Sannie, are white Afrikaners, unaware of their Black ancestry. They are shopkeepers in a remote area of the Eastern Transvaal and, despite Sandra’s mixed-race appearance, have lovingly brought her up as their ‘white’ little girl.
Evetually, Sandra realizes that she will never be accepted in white society. She falls in love with a Black man, is disowned by her family, and leaves home to her life, for the first time, as a black woman in South Africa – with no running water, no sanitation, and little income.
SKIN examines race, identity and power, through a story of family, forgiveness and the triumph of the human spirit.