FAB Flicks Returns With Musical Movies

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Sing, sing, sing!

Once again, FAB FULTON has partnered with BAMcinématek, to bring you a curated collection of musical films, every Thursday evening in July. This year’s powerful selections will inspire you to Sing Louder, as they detail some of the music industry’s most valiant tales of talented African-American and Latino artists, and their struggles in an industry wrought with difficulties. An entertaining mix of Hollywood blockbusters, Academy Award-winning features and intriguing documentaries, this FAB Flicks series is sure to stir something deep within every music-lover.

Free admission; seating is available, or you can bring your own. Movies begin at dusk or 8pm at Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton and Grand) in Clinton Hill.

FAB Flicks
Presented in Partnership with

Thursdays in July
8p
Putnam Triangle (Fulton and Grand)

July 6 

La Bamba

Dir. Luis Valdez (1987) 108 min

Starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto

The unexpected rise and tragic death of Mexican-American singer/guitarist Richie Valens is chronicled in this exciting rock ‘n’ roll biopic.

 

July 13

20 Feet From Stardom

Dir. Morgan Neville (2013) 90 min

Starring Darlene Love, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton

The little-known true stories of some of the most important voices in music – the greatest backup singers of all time.

 

July 20

Searching for Sugarman

Dir. Malik Bendjelloul (2012) 86 min

Starring Sixto Rodriguez

An obscure Detroit folk singer, seemingly missing for decades, is sought out by fans in the one country where he unknowingly became a star: South Africa.

 

July 27
Dreamgirls
Dir. Bill Condon (2006) 130 min
Starring Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy
Inspired by the legendary story of Motown and The Supremes, this Academy Award-winning tale follows a ‘60s girl group through stardom and tragedy.

 

 
The 2017 season of FAB FULTON events is made possible by generous support from Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, Ridgewood Savings Bank, NYC Small Business Services (SBS) and Media Partner, BKLYNER. FAB Flicks is presented by the FAB Alliance in partnership with BAMcinématek, with additional support from Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Special thanks to the Volunteers of New York Cares and dozens of FABulous local Community Partners.

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