Sundance Preview: Lena Waithe Brings 'Boomerang' And Jada Pinkett Smith Sets Fireside Chat At MACRO Lodge

January 18th 2019

The MACRO Lounge is returning to the Sundance Film Festival this year and is bringing a premiere and heavy-hitting panels.

BET's upcoming Boomerang series from Lena Waithe will screen during the first weekend. A panel will take place featuring Waithe, as well as Boomerang showrunner Ben Cory Jones and director Dime Davis. There will also be a fireside chat with Jada Pinkett Smith and an appearance from Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the premiere of the documentary, Knock the House Down. 

MACRO will also announce the winners of the MACRO Episode Lab powered by The Black List.

View a partial listing of MACRO's Sundance schedule below:

Friday, January 25, 2019

MACRO Open House

The Black Creatives Midnight Brunch Honoring ColorCreative Sponsored by Color Of Change, The Open Society Foundations and Firelight

Saturday, January 26, 2019

MACRO Open House

BET Networks presents A Screening of Boomerang & Panel Discussion Featuring Lena Waithe, Ben Cory Jones and Dime Davis

The Midnight MACRO Party

Sunday, January 27, 2019

A Fireside Chat with Jada Pinkett Smith

Knock Down the House Documentary After Party with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Essence Makers & Creators Cocktail Party

Monday, January 28, 2019

Planned Parenthood Presents Our Bodies, Our Stories: A Celebration of Unstoppable Black Women

On1 with Angela Rye Presents: Politics, Culture and Storytelling – Podcast Sponsored by Color Of Change, The Open Society Foundations and Firelight

Learn more at  www.StayMACRO.com

by Shadow and Act on January 18th 2019

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