Black Speculative Arts Movement #BSAMphilly2016
**** OFFICIAL SCHEDULE ****
Friday, November 11, 2016
BSAM Philly Book/Art Signings at Amalgam Comics!
BSAM and CHILL w/ Black Tribbles
Saturday, November 12, 2016
#BSAMphilly2016, GLADFELTER HALL, Temple University
AFA 6th Annual Charity & Costume Ball/ Community Futures Lab
Saturday, Nov12, 2016
10:00a-5:00p MECCAcon International Film Festival moderated by Ka’ramuu Kush
10:00a-11:00a BOOK READING/SIGNING w/ Sheree Renee Thomas
10:00a-11:00a THE ART OF STORYTELLING workshop w/ N Steven Harris
11:15p-12:15p BLACK SPECULATIVE ART MOVEMENT panel w/ Dr Amber Johnson, Dr Reynaldo Johnson, Dr Toniesha L. Taylor, Quentin VerCetty. Moderated by Chevy Eugene
11:15p-12:15p BLACK QUANTUM REALISM w/ Rasheedah Phillips & Damion Scott
12:30p-1:30p CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT 101 w/ Shawn Alleyne
12:30p-1:30p BLACK ART & COMMUNITY w/ Danny Simmons
1:45p-2:45p HIP HOP & ARTIVISM w/ Moor Mother, Sole Rebel, Andre Leroy Davis, Danny Simmons
1:45p-2:45p THE TRUE STORY OF THE NAT TURNER REBELLION 1831 w/ Michael Imhotep/ African History Network
3:00p-4:00p Afrofuturism 2.0: THE NEXT WAVE w/ Dr Reynaldo Anderson, Dr Tonja Lawrence, Dr Lonny J Avi Brooks, Dr David Deluliis. Moderated by Quentin VerCetty
3:00p-4:00p AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY in the FUTURE w/ Darasia Selby-Adebesi
4:15p-5:00p OUR VOICES, OUR IMAGINATION w/ Shawn Alleyne, Stacey Robinson, Tim Fielder, N Steven Harris, and Maurice Waters.
4:15p-5:00p AFRICOLOGY w/ Dr Zizwe Poe, JP Craig, Marquice Jacobs, Ama Mazama
MECCAcon INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, w/ QnA, moderated by Ka’ramuu Kush ::
1045am ONLY LIGHT, Evita Castine; 13mins
1130am THE SUMMER OF GODS, Eliciana Nascimento; 20mins
1215pm LOUISIANA 1961, Bobby Huntley; 13mins
115pm TIM FIELDER: BLK COMICS WORKSHOP & TEDx TALK
200pm WOMAN OUTSIDE, starring Yolonda Ross; 20mins
245pm BLACK CARD, Tony Patrick/Pete Chatmon; 14mins
345pm AND THEN, ka’ramuu kush; 30mins
Our BSAM events will be fully covered by:
* Black Tribbles
* Dark Matters/ Erica Freeman
* Taji Mag/ Nay Marie
* Chevy Eugene & Quentin VerCetty/ BSAM: Canada
For full details on our event, check out the following links:
if interested in volunteering or serving as press,
please contact co-founder, Maia Crown Williams at
Black Speculative Arts Movement #BSAMphilly2016 will have a
MECCAcon International Film Festival, along with QnA for each film, moderated by award winning filmmaker, Ka’ramuu Kush!
Get your tickets today!
All access passes include ALL films!
ONLY LIGHT starring BEING MARY JANE’s Aaron D Spears, by Evita M. Castine
THE SUMMER OF GODS by Eliciana Nascimento
LOUISIANA 1961 by Bobby Huntley
TEDx TALK: MANIFESTING IN THE AGE OF AFROFUTURISM w/ Tim Fielder, in his hometown of Jackson, Mississippi. This will be followed by his BLACK COMICS WORKSHOP.
WOMAN OUTSIDE, starring THE GET DOWN’s Yolonda Ross, by Shelly Lauman
BLACK CARD starring LUKE CAGE’s Misty Knight Simone Formerlycook Missick, Dorian Missick, and THE BLACKLIST’s Hisham Tawfiq, by Tony Patrick
AND THEN starring SOUL FOOD’s Vanessa A. Williams by Ka’ramuu Kush
This film festival is presented by
Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA.