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JEWEL'S CATCH ONE

DIRECTED BY C. Fitz

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Marking the second documentary from woman filmmaker C. Fitz, JEWEL'S CATCH ONE explores the legacy of America’s oldest Black-owned disco club as well as the life of businesswoman and activist, Jewel Thais-Williams, who provided safe spaces for LGBTQ, Black and AIDS impacted communities in Los Angeles for four decades. Exclusive interviews with Sharon Stone, Thelma Houston, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Madonna, Sandra Bernhard, Thea Austin, Jenifer Lewis, Representative Maxine Waters and Bonnie Pointer provide testimony in this electric and historically important film narrated by CCH Pounder.

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RELEASED BY ARRAY STARTING MAY 2018

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CITY VENUE DATES TICKETS
ATLANTA
WINDMILL ARTS CENTER
Presented by Bronzelens Film Festival
Screening TIme: 5p

April 22 COMPLETED
SEATTLE
ARK LODGE CINEMA
Presented by Sankofa Film Society
Screening TIme: 7p

April 24 COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES
DISNEY ANIMATION
*Private Employee Screening

April 25 --
WASHINGTON, DC
ANACOSTIA ARTS CENTER
Presented by Parallel Film Collective
Screening Time: 7p

April 25 COMPLETED
HOUSTON
HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
Screening Time: 7p

April 26 COMPLETED
GARY, IN
ARTHOUSE: A SOCIAL KITCHEN
Presented by the Gary International Black Film Festival
Screening Time: 6p

April 26
COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES
SILVER SCREEN AT PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER
Presented by ARRAY @ The Broad
Double-feature Program Starts: 2p

April 28
COMPLETED
AUSTIN, TX
ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE RITZ
Showtime: 11:50a

April 28
COMPLETED
NEW YORK
RAW SPACE
Presented by ImageNation Cinema Organization
Screening Times: Wed. 5/2 + Thurs. 5/3 @ 7p
Screening Times: Fri. 5/4 @ 5:30p + 7pm w/ a ticketed party afterward

May 2-4 COMPLETED
SALT LAKE CITY
TOWER THEATER
Presented by: Salt Lake City Film Society
Showtimes: 2:00p + 4:30p daily

June 1-3 COMPLETED
DETROIT
CINEMA DETROIT
Presented by Cinema Detroit, Detroit Narrative Agency, Trans Sistas of Color Project,
and Black Youth Project 100 Detroit Chapter
Showtime: 6:00p

June 5 COMPLETED
AUSTIN
ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE MUELLER
Presented by: Human Rights Campaign, Austin Black Pride and aGLIFF
Showtime: 7:00p
*Panel to follow w/ filmmaker C. Fitz

June 6 COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES
NETFLIX
*Private Employee Screening

June 7 COMPLETED
CHICAGO
STONY ISLAND ARTS BANK
Presented by Black Cinema House
Showtime: 7:30p

June 15 COMPLETED
HONOLULU
DORIS DUKE THEATER @ HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART
Showtime: 7:30p

June 16 COMPLETED
PHILADELPHIA
PFS ROXY THEATER
Presented by Love Now Media and Philadelphia Film Society
Showtime: 7:00p

June 20 COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES
ONE CITY ONE PRIDE LGBT FESTIVAL OF ARTS
Presented by City of West Hollywood and Women in Film
Showtime: 7:00p
*Panel to follow w/ filmmaker C. Fitz + activist Jewel Thais-Williams

June 25 COMPLETED
BOSTON
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Presented by ROXFILM FESTIVAL
Showtime: 8:00p

June 27 COMPLETED

IN THE NEWS

NBC4 | [WATCH] Documentary Features Jewel's Catch One

Los Angeles Times | The story of L.A. club Jewel's Catch One and its pioneering owner finds its way to Netflix

The Root | A Salute to All the Black Queer-Club Owners Who Have Helped Us Be Thots in Safe Spaces

Village Voice | Netflix Doc “Jewel’s Catch One” Introduces the World to an African American LGBTQ Crusader

Los Angeles Magazine | A New Doc Details the History of Legendary L.A. Gay Bar Jewel’s Catch One

WNYC's The Takeaway | [LISTEN] "Jewel's Catch One" Jives to Legacy of Black Disco in Los Angeles

The Guardian | 'Jewel's Catch One' Included among Best TV & Radio

Them | How America's Oldest Black-Owned Disco Empowered LA's Black Queer Community

Essence | Watch The Trailer For ‘Jewel’s Catch One’ The Latest Release From Ava DuVernay’s Array

Colorlines | WATCH: 'Jewel's Catch One' Trailer Takes You Inside the Country's Oldest Black-Owned Disco Club

Women and Hollywood | Trailer Watch: “Jewel’s Catch One” Offers a Look Into America’s Oldest Black-Owned Disco Club

Shadow & Act | Trailer For ARRAY-Distributed 'Jewel's Catch One' Celebrates Oldest Black-Owned Disco Club

LA Sentinel | ‘Jewel’s Catch One’: A Lesbian Stands Up Against the Man for 40 Years and Wins

KPCC | ARRAY @ The Broad's 'JEWEL'S CATCH ONE' Screening 1 of 17 awesome things to do this weekend

WURD | Filmmaker C. Fitz Talks with Reelblack Radio

Los Angeles Times | Indie Focus: 'Jewel's Catch One Double Bill with 'The Watermelon Woman' in Los Angeles

Miami New Times | Netflix Doc Jewel’s Catch One Introduces the World to an African-American LGBTQ Crusader

New Now Next | Netflix Doc “Jewel’s Catch One” Honors The Queer Woman Behind Iconic Black Gay Club

WEHOVille | WeHo Celebrates LGBTQ Pride with Dozens of Cultural Events

Black Film | New Poster For ARRAY’s Doc ‘Jewel’s Catch One’

Deadline | ARRAY Releasing Acquires LGBTQ Disco Docu ‘Jewel’s Catch One’; Sets Screening Tour And Netflix Release

Shadow and Act | ARRAY Acquires 'Jewel Catch One' — Doc On Oldest Black-Owned Disco Club Which Provided Safe Space For LGBTQ Community

BlackFilm.com | Array Releasing Picks Up C. Fitz’s Doc ‘Jewel’s Catch One’

Hollywood Black Renaissance | Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Acquires Feature Documentary ‘Jewel’s Catch One’

Georgia Voice | 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 6: #4 Jewel's Catch One

Outtakes | Creators Talk “Jewel's Catch One” Now On Netflix (AUDIO)