January 29, 1998

African film series. Orpheum, 1724 Thames St., Fells Point. Call 410-732-4614. Highlights movies by Ousmane Sembene, including "Ceddo" 9: 30 p.m. Feb. 2-8 with 4 p.m. shows Saturday and Sunday; "Emitai" 7: 30 p.m. Feb. 2-8 with 2 p.m. shows Saturday and Sunday; "Guelwaar" 7: 30 p.m. and 9: 30 p.m. Feb. 16-22 with 3 p.m. shows Saturday and Sunday; and "Samba Traore," a movie by Idrissa Ouedraogo 7: 30 p.m. and 9: 30 p.m. Feb. 23-March 1 with 3 p.m. shows Saturday and Sunday. $5, $4 students and seniors, $3.50 matinee and children 12 and under.

"Black History Month Film Series." The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. Call 410-396-6314. The series includes "Miracle in Harlem," "Nothing but a Man," and "24/7." Feb. 12, Feb. 19 and Feb. 26, 7: 30 p.m. $5, $4 for members, students and senior citizens.

"Black Movies." AMR TV room, Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. Call 410-516-5435. Sundays at 8 p.m. Free.

"Blacks in Film." Faissler Library, Roland Park Country School, 5204 Roland Ave. Call 410-323-5500. The screenings show four "race movies," films made by independent black film companies between 1919 and the late 1940s. Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 19 and Feb. 26 at 7: 30 p.m. Free.

Preview of Spike Lee's "4 Little Girls." 6 p.m., James Weldon Johnson Auditorium, Coppin State College, 2500 W. North Ave. Spike Lee's new documentary tells the story of the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. Before the screening, there will be a reception and a question and answer session with people involved with the film's production. Call 410-383-5585 for advance tickets.

Soul food and "Soul Food." noon to 2 p.m., Thurgood Marshall Law Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 515 W. Lombard St. The movie "Soul Food" is screened and a soul food lunch served. $5 donation. Call 410-706-6069.

Black films. 6: 30 p.m., Alice Parham Ballroom, Morgan State University, Hillen Road and Cold Spring Lane. Featured films are "Sankofa," "We Shall Overcome" and "Freedom on my Mind." Free. Call 410-319-3470.

Family film. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Edmondson Avenue Branch, 4330 Edmondson Ave. The film "Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed: Maryland Freedom Papers" is presented. Free. Call 410-396-0946. Also, other branches of the Pratt are holding various movie screenings throughout the month. Call your local branch for more information.

Pub Date: 1/29/98

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