Located in W 116th Street in Harlem, the African and Latino Diaspora theater and entertainment center MIST (My Image Studios), will have its official opening late September. We'll be covering MIST as its grand opening nears.
MIST's CEO Roland Laird, Director of Programming Alexa Birdsong, Cinema Programming and Marketing Director Cedric Beasley and Media Consulting's Michelle Materre spoke to S&A exclusively about the ambitious $21 million investment, which aside from treating patrons to its restaurant, will showcase films, theater, live music and poetry slams. Look out for that interview feature in the next few days.
As previously announced, the South African film Otelo Burning will have its theater release at MIST on October 3rd (read our ABFF review HERE); another compelling film we covered and reviewed, the French-Guadaloupean drama Elza (review HERE), will premiere at the Harlem theaters on October 10th.
For its pre-opening celebration, MIST has teamed up with Hue-Man Bookstore to host a book event on September 5th with NBA's Dwyane Wade. Wade will be present to sign his book A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball. Tickets went on sale today Thursday, August 9th. To purchase online, visit www