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Communities First, Inc. to Convert the African American Film Series to Virtual Platform

Presented by Communities First Inc and Flint Institute of Arts at Flint Institute of Arts, Flint MI

Jan 13 - 17 2022
Communities First, Inc. to Convert the African American Film Series to Virtual Platform

The African American Film Series is a part of our Culture Shock Program. Culture Shock, as its name suggests, provides cultural experiences that provoke, surprise, and stimulate. By altering and enhancing perceptions of arts and culture

Flint, MI – Communities First, Inc. (CFI) is excited about this year’s African American Film Series and their partnership with the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA).  This year’s series is now halfway completed with the first two installments, being offered in the traditional in-person format of in-person dinner and a movie at the FIA, with an insightful panel discussion offered virtually the following Saturday via social media.

Due to the unpredictable nature of the current global pandemic,

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This event is free to the public however due to COVID Pandemic we have made the decision to convert the final films to the virtual platform Eventive.  To register for the films please visit  For more information, please visit



Additional time info:

Film Screening – Thursday, January 13 through January 17, 2022

Finding Fellowship

Finding Fellowship goes back in time to 1968, an unmistakably divided time of student protest and racial unrest to share the remarkable story of three racially segregated churches in Quince Orchard, Maryland coming together in the wake of Martin Luther King’s assassination. Their decision to merge will surprise you. Their dedication to stay together will inspire you.

Finding Fellowship is a story of the possibility that reminds us that even in these divided times, the opportunity and responsibility to come together – heart to heart and hand to hand – rests within each of us.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



Flint Institute of Arts

1120 E. Kearsley, Flint, MI 48503

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Free parking is available on both the North and South entrances of the building. Overflow parking is available using Flint Central High School’s parking lot, adjacent to the South end of the FIA. Click here for directions.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of

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This service is funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work!

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