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An Evening of Short Films by Tamika R. Guishard

Join BloomBars for an evening of short films featuring the works of independent filmmaker, Tamika R. Guishard.

Film: An Evening of Short Films by Tamika R. Guishard 
When: February 18, 2014  7:00 PM 
Donation: Suggested Donation: $10 to support BloomBars and filmmaker, Tamika R. Guishard. Free organic popcorn.

This presentation is to campaign for the production of Tamika R. Guishard’s first feature-length screenplay entitled "D-Day." Our presentation will include two short documentaries and three narrative shorts, culminating with "Jackie," the NYU thesis-film inspired by D-Day that has premiered at Oscar-qualifying film festivals since 2012. (

Jackie (2011), by Tamika R. Guishard - A friendly dinner takes a wrong turn in the story of an Ivy Leaguer and her birth mother, who find out that their similarities are disturbingly strong and first impressions can never be undone. Looking more like her sister, Jackie soon learns that not only is she the product of a teenage pregnancy, but also that her mother is out for blood...

Filmmaker, Tamika R. Guishard, will join our post-film discussion.

The Venue:
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PARKING: Street parking on 11th Street and on adjacent streets. (Be careful not to park @ Residential-Only spots). Consider arriving early and taking advantage of two nearby parking garages: *14th St near Target and BestBuy, and *Park Rd next to Giant Foods. Also, there's the Columbia Heights METRO Station on 14th Street.

PLEASE NOTE - BloomBars is a community-arts space not a restaurant or bar, so other than popcorn, no food is served. It does not have its own parking lot, so we encourage you to arrive on time and take advantage of the 2 nearby garages or the Metro station, as described above. Thank you!

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  • Ashley

    It was wonderful, I enjoyed the films, especially "Blind Date." I really hope there will be another viewing sometime in the near future.

    February 19, 2014

  • terry

    Looking to meet like minded folks to build with!!

    February 18, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Greetings, film enthusiasts. Just to preview, my short films broach a range of topics including: relationships, multiculturalism, Native American history, code-switching, elitism and teenage pregnancy. I'm excited to meet you all and thank you for RSVP'ing to my humble screening.

    February 13, 2014

    • Phia

      I posted yesterday in a group I am co-organizer for. So far, 5 of us are coming. Looking forward to it.

      February 13, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Awesome. Thank you and see you soon!

      1 · February 18, 2014

  • edgar wanga e.

    Love movies

    February 14, 2014

  • Phia

    Any film regarding Black females and their mothers is of interest to me. Little is said about it but much needs to be explored regarding that often times unfortunate dynamic.

    February 10, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Agreed. I look forward to your questions at the screening! Regarding this topic, I actually witnessed an unfortunate incident on the bus this morning with a young woman and her mother...yes, this subject matter needs some serious probing. Thank you for your support!

      1 · February 12, 2014

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