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Houston PBS Community Cinema presents The New Black.The HoustonPBS Community Cinema Series offers free special sneak preview screenings of thought-provoking and ground-breaking independent films scheduled for upcoming broadcast on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. HoustonPBS Community Cinema screenings feature lively panel discussions with leading community-based organizations, special guest speakers, information and resources, and other programming designed to help people learn about and get involved in some of today's key social issues.The screenings, which are offered free of charge, take place at the Houston Public Library's Concourse Level.The New BlackCentering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, The New Black takes viewers into the pews, the streets, and kitchen tables as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue. Part of the Women and Girls Lead campaign.Community Cinema is presented locally by HoustonPBS/Channel 8 in collaboration with Independent Lens and ITVS.All screenings are FREE and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.