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Halloween@Weeksville: Meteor Man

  • Weeskville Heritage Center 158 Buffalo Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11213 United States (map)

"Black Panther" took the world by storm this year. In the 90s, our Black superhero was a scrawny substitute teacher named Jefferson Reed. Written, directed, produced, and starring Robert Townsend, "Meteor Man" was the epitome of DIY-FUBU!

We invite you to a Halloween evening full of family fun celebrating one of our favorite films in the Black cannon. Don't forget to come rocking a costume!


Robert Townsend (Hollywood Shuffle) leads an all-star cast including Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones and Bill Cosby in this laugh-out-loud, feel-good comic fantasy about a reluctant superhero on a crusade to save his neighborhood. Move over, Superman! Spineless Jefferson Reed (Townsend) has just discovered his backbone and it's stronger than steel! Amild-mannered substitute teacher, Jefferson would rather run than fight until he's hit by a strangegreen meteor that gives him superhuman abilities. And when a gang led by a powerful drug lord begins terrorizing his family and neighbors, Jefferson has no choice but to don his homemade spandex suitand take it on in a war of cunning, wit and super-powered, super-modeling prowess to save his 'hood!

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