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Oakland Premiere - FREE!

  • Grand Lake Theater 3200 Grand Ave Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)

The 7pm show sold out!

We've added a SECOND screening at 9:30 PM!

Come to the Oakland Premiere of Ghost Town to Havana on October 27th at the Grand Lake Theatre in the big 650 seat theater.  Help us fill every seat!  See the finished film!  Mixed, color corrected, with original music by Greg & Camilo Landau, additional music by Marco d’Ambrosio, sound design by Philip Perkins.

As a thank you to the Oakland community, the event will be free of charge. Get tickets online for assured seating.


Live music!  The event will honor Coach Roscoe Bryant, the main subject of the film, and all the dedicated inner city coaches of the Bay Area.


We are delighted to share our good news with you and hope to keep it coming.  Ghost Town to Havana is, at its core, a celebration of community.  It is a profoundly local film with national significance.  Our experience in Cuba widened our sense of community and made us even more aware of the importance of mentorship in the lives of youth.  The documentary makes it compellingly clear how difficult it is to be a mentor in an American inner city today.  For all Cuba's economic problems, why is it that Afro-Cuban youth have far more mentorship support and opportunities to participate in sports, arts, and education programs than African-American youth in Oakland?   

The film, like the East Bay, is expansive and imaginative, hopeful, scrappy and tough.  Many of you have been with us from the beginning and it hasn't always been easy.  Thank you!  Now it's time to take a moment to celebrate and enjoy each other and our success.

Earlier Event: October 9
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Later Event: November 5
NASSS Night at the Movies