Us: A Black People's Month Festival features theatre, films, podcasts, and staged readings

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      As part of its commitment to anti-racism, Ensemble Theatre Company presents an online arts festival running until February 25, with shows releasing every Thursday.

      Titled Us: A Black People's Month Festival, the event is curated by Adrian Neblett and Mariam Barry.

      Festival curators-producers Mariam Barry and Adrian Neblett.
      Kristine Cofsky/Ashley Ross Studios

      Program includes playwright L. Trey Wilson's Three Part Disharmony (now showing), Aziza Barnes' coming-of-age comedy BLKS (releasing Feb. 4), and The Poet & The Patrician: Baldwin vs Buckley, an audio recreation of the historic 1965 debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. (releasing Feb. 11).

      Rounding out the festival are Mariam Barry's film Legacy, which explores the migrant crisis through the lens of modern African youth (releasing Feb. 18); and Film Festival, featuring local and international films by Black directors (releasing Feb. 25).

      All performances are free to view, for more info look here.