Special Showing

The Hoy Boys

A special screening to benefit the work of Images Cinema Cast members Mark Reinhardt, Betsy Hoy Shiverick, and director Dave Simonds will be on hand for a Q & A after the screening.

Working class twin brothers Tom and Frank Hoy hustled up copyboy jobs in 1953 and eventually become White House News Photographers for two major DC newspapers. Frank shot pictures for The Washington Post, and Tom did the same for The Evening Star. Their story is the story of American journalism when it mattered most. Tom and Frank’s work was seen by hundreds of thousands of people daily, and as we rediscover their iconic photographs The Hoy Boys provides a lens through which we view the complexities of the past, and we gain a fresh  perspective on the chaos of the current media landscape.

Film Series

Social Change Film Series

  • Wed, 11/03
    If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

"Weaving together the past and the present, masterful interpretations of Baldwin’s incredible prose, gorgeous visuals, and a sweeping score, If Beale Street Could Talk draws audiences into its overwhelming mix of emotions all at once."
— Consequence

Based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk is the story of Tish, a newly engaged woman in 1970s Harlem. She and her fiancé Fonny have been friends since childhood, and they dream of a future together. Their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. If Beale Street Could Talk is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple and their families as they try to bring about justice. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins.

Show as part of the Williams College Davis Center Social Change Film Series.

Starring: Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo,

Director: Barry Jenkins

Rating: Rated R

Runtime: 119 minutes

Genre: Drama

Year: 2018

Country: United States