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Join us for a captivating journey into the world of Blaxploitation cinema with a special screening of the iconic film, Coffy, on August 5th, 2023, at 4pm, hosted by Flickrhappy. And make sure to stay after the screening for a special in-person Q&A with legendary director Jack Hill!
Coffy is a groundbreaking movie that became a cultural touchstone upon its release in 1973. Starring the incomparable Pam Grier in the titular role, Coffy follows the story of a nurse seeking vengeance against the drug syndicate that destroyed her family. This influential film, known for its gritty portrayal of urban life, empowered African American women and showcased the power of representation on the big screen.
Following the screening, we are honored to have director Jack Hill and Josiah Howard, author of “Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide,” join us for an insightful post-screening discussion. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to delve into the cinematic legacy and impact of Coffy.
Coffy screens Saturday, August 5th.