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November 2019

SBFF 2020 Call For Submissions

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - January 5, 2020 @ 11:59 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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The 17th annual SBFF is April 23-26, 2020 and will bring together filmmakers, community members and creative leaders for a four-day celebration of Black brilliance at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute in Seattle’s Central District.
The call for submissions is open until January 5th, 2020, and local filmmakers and students are encouraged to take advantage of free early-bird submission. For complete submission criteria, visit filmfreeway.com/SeattleBlackFilmFestival.

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December 2019

Fade To Black: Blacula (1972)

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$10

Fade To Black is a LANGSTON's latest offering that explores the Black image in genre film. Through monthly film screenings with post-screen talk-backs, LANGSTON hosts an authentic conversation around representation, culture, and exploitation in film.

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Grace

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$15

GRACE, a story about one woman’s triumph over life’s adversities. Told through the eyes of Grace, with colorful scenes depicting her child hood challenges. With electrifying performances through original songs, dance, spoken word, rap and for sure drama!

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January 2020

REPARATIONS

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - February 2, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Directed by Associate Artistic Director, Jay O'Leary (CITIZEN: An American Lyric '19), this world premiere by Darren Canady, resonates now more than ever as we navigate questions of ownership and accountability within ourselves, society and the American government at large. By examining the secrets and traumas we carry in our bloodlines, playwright Darren Canady urges us to inch closer and closer to decolonizing and deconstructing the dominant narrative.

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