Film & TV

Ava DuVernay Launches Stay-At-Home #ArrayMatinee African Independent Film Series

Every other Wednesday, watch and tweet about the selected independent films by using the hashtag #ArrayMatinee.

“Burial of Kojo”

Ava DuVernay’s company Array is helping to provide weekly digital entertainment for audiences during these exceptional times. Beginning today, Array will launch their independent film series titled #ArrayMatinee,  showcasing five films from the company’s extensive roster through May.

Although the films being offered are already on Netflix and Vimeo, DuVernay’s goal is to bring people together virtually. By using the hashtag #ArrayMatinee, viewers are encouraged to watch and tweet, allowing them to connect with others around the globe through the wonderful medium of film. 

Films will be featured from South Africa, Libera, Grenada, South Africa, and Ghana.  Stream them on Vimeo and Netflix every other Wednesday through May 13th. 

Here is the full list of movies, dates and times, provided by Deadline

AYANDA (South Africa) – April 1, 1PM PST (Vimeo)

OUT OF MY HAND (Liberia) – April 15, 1PM PST (Vimeo)

THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD (Grenada) – April 22, 1PM PST (Netflix)

 VAYA (South Africa) – May 6, 1PM PST (Netflix)

THE BURIAL OF KOJO (Ghana) – May 13, 1PM PST (Netflix)

Ayanna Nicole

Hi! I’m Ayanna, a 27-year-old writer and artist. Although I graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with two degrees in art and psychology, I’ve had a passion for writing for as long as I can remember. By following my dreams and utilizing my creativity, I designed Jaro Magazine with the ultimate intention of bringing more positive stories in the black community to the forefront, while also highlighting our versatile and vibrant culture through Jaro’s four modes: film, books, art, and music. I’m into spirituality, nature walks, music festivals, poetry, traveling without a destination in mind, painting, and discussing everything out of the ordinary with other curious minds.

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