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A poetic visual representation of George Matthew Johnson’s memoir about growing up Black and non-binary


New York City Premiere.

In a poetic visual reading of George Matthew Johnson’s intimate memoir, Dyllon Burnside (FX’s POSE), Bernard David Jones, and Thomas Hobson play Johnson at pivotal stages of their life to recount their experiences growing up Black, queer, and non-binary.

Most touchingly, ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE captures the warm relationship they had with their grandmother, warmly voiced by legendary actor Jenifer Lewis. Prose is king, and Johnson’s couldn’t be more captivating — made only stronger by the actors’ imaginative interpretations of the material.

This film will be followed by a Q&A with Director Nathan Hale Williams and Writer George M. Johnson

Cast: Dyllon Burnside, Bernard David Jones, Thomas Hobson, and Jenifer Lewis

Writer: George M. Johnson

Preceded by the following short films: BLACK BOY JOY
Dir. Avery Archie & Joshua Walker, USA, 1 min
When being yourself is more than enough
Closed Captioning will be available for the virtual screening of this film

Dir. Deondray and Quincy LeNear Gossfield, USA, 28 mins
Alex, a Harlem Renaissance artist, meets Beauty and wavers on the brink of passion until his girlfriend forces his hand

Presented in partnership with Harlem Pride


Nathan Hale Williams