Exposition Park drive-in to point out Brandy’s ‘Cinderella,’ extra

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Can’t get sufficient of Brandy and Whitney Houston’s “Cinderella” on Disney+? You’re in luck.

The fairy godmothers at occasion firm Ladies Underneath the Affect and Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions are screening a sequence of movies — together with the beloved 1997 adaptation of “Cinderella” — this month at Exposition Park. Different titles on the female-, BIPOC- and LGBTQ-centric lineup embrace “Paris Is Burning,” “Sylvie’s Love” and “One Evening in Miami…”

The drive-in expertise will happen over two weekends (this Friday by way of Sunday, and Feb. 26 although Feb. 28), commencing at 7 p.m. Friday with a exhibiting of Forest Whitaker’s theatrical directorial debut, “Ready to Exhale,” starring Houston, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon and Angela Bassett as 4 mates looking for love.

Additionally screening this weekend are “Cinderella,” the Jada Pinkett Smith-Queen Latifah crime drama “Set It Off,” the Amazon romantic drama “Sylvie’s Love,” French filmmaker Céline Sciamma’s “Girlhood” and Cheryl Dunye’s groundbreaking “Watermelon Girl” — the primary function movie helmed by a Black lesbian director.

The second weekend of the film sequence will kick off at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 26 with Jennie Livingston’s seminal 1990 documentary “Paris Is Burning,” spotlighting vogueing and ball tradition in Nineteen Eighties New York.

Rounding out Weekend 2 are Robert Townsend’s 1987 comedy “Hollywood Shuffle,” Regina King’s Golden Globe-nominated historic drama “One Evening in Miami…” and a pair of musical documentaries: “Ornette: Made in America,” centering on jazz musician Ornette Coleman, and “Wonderful Grace,” that includes the legendary Aretha Franklin.

Extra data about tickets and pricing for the occasion — happening at 500 Exposition Park Drive — will be discovered right here.

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