Playing through Thursday, July 2.
- Ticket price: $6.99 for viewing within a 2-day rental period, or buy the film for $12.99 to watch anytime.
- How to watch: Available to watch through the Vimeo app for Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV, and on IOS and Android devices, or through your internet browser.
Questions about Virtual Cinema? Technical issues? Check our FAQ page. When you watch Virtual Cinema films, you provide direct financial support to Amherst Cinema during our temporary closure. Thank you.
Turquoise Jones is a single mom who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty much everything that goes down at Wayman’s BBQ & Lounge. Turquoise is also a bona fide beauty queen—she was once crowned Miss Juneteenth, a title commemorating the day slaves in Texas were freed two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Life didn’t turn out as beautifully as the title promised, but Turquoise, determined to right her wrongs, is cultivating her daughter, Kai, to become Miss Juneteenth, even if Kai wants something else.