Milwaukee Film’s Black Lens program has been celebrating the work of African-American filmmakers since 2014 with screenings, panel discussions and events.
From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m this evening, Black Lens will host a special performance celebrating the soundtracks from films like “Black Panther,” “Do The Right Thing” and more in Washington Park.
The Milwaukee band Tha DMC crew will perform songs from a wide variety of black-directed and black-themed films. Tha DMC Crew features members from other Milwaukee bands, including performers who were previous members of local acts such as Black Elephant, Growing Nations, Cigarette Break and R&B Live.
The concert will take place at the Washington Park Bandshell, located at 1859 N. 40th St.
The Milwaukee Film Festival will take place Oct. 17 through Oct. 31.