“NAVIGATE HIM”: The documentary “Navigate Him: An Intergenerational Conversation Among African-American Men In New Orleans” will premiere at 1 p.m. April 18 at the AMC Elmwood Palace 20 Movie Theater, 1200 Elmwood Park Blvd.
Through a series of short interviews of 36 men, the documentary explores the experiences of the black men featured, through their contributions to the economy, political landscape, race relations, culture and progression of the city of New Orleans.
Local social worker, Danielle Wright is the writer, executive producer and curator of the film. Eric Carle Jr. is the Director of Photography and editor; and the film is narrated by local business owner Eric Wright. Proceeds from the screening will benefit the Navigate Her Leadership Institute, a nine-month long leadership training program for high-school adolescent girls in two New Orleans high schools.
For information and tickets, visit www.navigatenola.com.
“ABOVE AND BEYOND”: Nancy Spielberg’s documentary, “Above and Beyond,” which chronicles the creation of the Israeli Air Force in 1948, will be screened April 22 at the National World War II Museum.
The evening will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by a talk from Nancy Spielberg, the sister of Steven Spielberg, at 6:30 p.m. The film will be screened at 7 p.m.
The event will mark the communitywide celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut and will include a Yom Hazikaron commemoration service led by the Greater New Orleans Rabbinic Council. A question and answer with the director will follow. Tickets are $18, and students pay $10. For information, contact Sherri Tarr at (504) 780-5609 or email email@example.com.