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Sat, Apr 29



The Players Club

Ice Cube's directorial debut is one of Black to the Future Film Festival curator Kenneth McLaurin's favorites

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The Players Club
The Players Club

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2023, 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Cinemapolis, 120 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

About this event

The Players Club (1998, rated R) is an American comedy-drama-thriller written and directed by Ice Cube in his feature film directorial debut. It also stars Bernie Mac, Monica Calhoun, Jamie Foxx, John Amos, A. J. Johnson, Alex Thomas, Charlie Murphy, Terrence Howard, Faizon Love, and LisaRaye McCoy in her first starring role. 

The Players Club is a favorite of festival curator Kenneth McLaurin, who will be on hand to introduce it. Note that there is a rape scene.

This event is part of the Black to the Future Film Festival, which is supported by the Park Foundation, the Learning Farm, Khuba International, CAN Cooperative Media, Tompkins Community Bank, and individual donations. This program is also made possible in part with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants program from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the office of the Governor and NYS Legislature, administered by the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County.

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