Capital Campaign

Summer of Soul:  Capital Campaign for the ImageNation Soul Cinema

Support our summer-long fundraising campaign to open the ImageNation Soul Cinema. Attend our first Fundraising Party on Friday, May 11th, in the pre-renovated venue. Give via our KickStarter Campaign, which launches June 1st. Text-a-pledge while enoying ImageNation Outdoors (June 10th to Aug. 27th) or our quarterly series at Lincoln Center. Or, make a direct tax-deductible contribution.  You may also call us at 212-694-2887.

The ImageNation Soul Cinema

The ImageNation Soul Cinema will be the first in a chain of boutique cinemas dedicated to independent films from the African Diaspora. This unique venue will feature a soul food café, to be operated in partnership with the Soul Fixins restaurant, a 60-seat theater, office space, a Black Cinema Archive, Beta and digital video screening platforms and will be equipped for live performances.

The Soul Cinema will boast a lively social atmosphere and serve as a beacon for like-minded individuals who seek progressive cinema and music that highlight the humanity of Black people worldwide. With a support committee that includes Danny GloverLee DanielsBjorkJonathan DemmeDamon Dash and Erykah Badu to name a few, this venue will draw patrons and bolster Harlem’s social scene through unique programming and strategic marketing.