The Rhode Island Black Film Festival welcomes the Mt Hope Community Center under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Olivier Bala, Senior Pastor for over two decades as a site for the screening of Cabin in the Sky.
Cabin in the Sky is our RIBff Black Classic. With Eddie “Rochester” Anderson as Little Joe Jackson. dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be sent back to Earth for six months to prove that he deserves to be in heaven. He awakens, remembering nothing and struggles to do right by his devout wife, Petunia played by Ethel Waters. For tickets go to the Rhode Island Black Film Festival Website, www.RIbff.org
April 14-16, at the Rhode Island Black Film Festival.
RIBFF is the first and only Festival in RI to feature a variety of documentaries and feature films with stories of experiences and culture of people of color. The festival takes place over 3 days, with workshops and film screenings happening at the Rhode Island School of Design, Beneficent Congregational Church and the Cable Car Cinema.