Film: Faith in Blackness

An Exploration of Afrolatine Spirituality
Sunday, 9/17/2023
2:00 - 3:30
Koret Auditorium
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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A special screening and discussion of Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality, a captivating short-form documentary that delves into the vibrant tapestry of AfroLatine experiences. Discover how individuals from diverse faith traditions intertwine their Blackness with their spirituality, and vice-versa. Through personal stories and reflections, this film showcases the unique journeys of AfroLatines, offering a profound glimpse into their profound connection to faith and spiritual traditions. Experience the dynamic identities of these remarkable individuals as they navigate their quest for a home and a profound faith in Blackness. Don't miss this extraordinary exploration of AfroLatine spirituality.

After the film join us for a discussion with Executive Producer, Guesnerth Josué Perea.

Guesnerth Josué Perea is the Executive Director of the afrolatin@ forum, Associate Pastor of Metro Hope Church, Founder of the AfoLatine Theology Project, Co-Host of the Majestad Prieta Podcast and a Novice of the Community of Incarnation. His research on Afro-Colombianidad has been part of various publications including Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora and the Revista de Estudios Colombianos. Josué holds a MA in Theology from Alliance Theological Seminary, and BA in Latin American History from the City College of New York. 

NR, 27 mins., 2023. Closed captions (CC) in English.


Faith in Blackness - WebsiteFaith in Blackness - Instagram

Guesnerth Josué Perea - Website

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Latinx community.

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Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Black community.

More Than a Month recognizes important events in Black history, honors community and national leaders and fosters steps towards collective change. Programming features authors, poets and craft classes. 

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.



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