Monday November 23rd | 7 pm PST
Best of SBFF 2020
LANGSTON Seattle Black Film Festival invites you to join multidisciplinary artist, curator, and writer, berette macaulay, as she catches up with our 2020 festival award-winning filmmakers, to talk about overcoming the challenges of 2020 and what lies ahead.
About Our Moderator
berette s macaulay is Black brilliance, a multidisciplinary artist, curator, and writer from Jamaica and Sierra Leone. Her practices engage themes such as be/longing, identity-performance, illegibility, love, memory, and mythmaking. She has exhibited and published nationally and internationally, with recent Artist Grants from the Vermont Studio Center Residency, Shunpike Arts, and 4Culture. Her recent curatorial work Exploring Passages in the Black Diaspora (2020) was at Photographic Center NW. As founder of Black Cinema Collective, and alongside co-programmers Savita Krishnamoorthy and Mateo Ochoa, she curates screenings and hosts watch parties and discussions around African and Afro-Diasporic films. Berette is the recipient of the 2020 Champion of Seattle Arts (COSA) Award.
The panel conversation will be followed by a screening of the 2020 award-winning films:
- BEST FILM: Retch, Director Tifa Tomb
- BEST DOCUMENTARY: Marked, Director Henry Ogunjimi
- BEST DIRECTION: Tender, Director Felicia Pride
- LOCAL HERO AWARD: Respek, Director Kamari Bright
- AUDIENCE AWARD: Kids Don’t Ride Bikes Anymore, Director Ganeesh Genus