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OPENING NIGHT FILM & RECEPTION

Songs from the Hole

Join us for our Opening Night screening and reception with star JJ88 and producer richie reseda. Read more >

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Returning to the Source with Justin Emeka

A screening and conversation with award-winning filmmaker Justin Emeka. Tickets to this 

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Biological

BLEST

RAiNiERAVES

Six Winters Gone Still

Returning to the Source

Narrative Shorts

EXPERIMENTAL | LOCAL

,,, so thee lilac never wilt alone,,,

APRIL 27, 11AM – 12PM @ WASHINGTON HALL
Directed by: elijah jamal asani
Length: 14:37
Language: N/A
EXPERIMENTAL

Abefele

APRIL 27, 11AM – 12PM @ WASHINGTON HALL
Directed by: Amir George Length: 5:47 Language: N/A Abefele is a meditation on artistic and spiritual duality interpreted through the sport of fencing.
COMEDY

A Mind of its Own

APRIL 28, 10AM – 11:45AM @ LHPAI

Directed by: C.C. Randle
Length: 12:12
Language: English with no Subtitles

C.J., a black woman, is a hard worker and is looking to move up the corporate ladder. When she comes into work on the day of her big presentation with a new hairstyle, her literal, loud-talking hair causes her coworkers to react in a less-than-ideal manner where she faces racial microaggressions. She must then decide: is her hair worth the headache, or will she just let her hair have a mind of its own?

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Biological

APRIL 27, 7PM – 10PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Justin Emeka
Length: 15:00

Explores the complexities of family dynamics and the pursuit of long-awaited dreams, delivering a poignant and thought-provoking cinematic experience. 

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

BLEST

APRIL 27, 7PM – 10PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Dawit Borrows
Length: 0:45
Language: English with subtitles

“BLEST” is a short but gripping music video Executive Produced by Rell Be Free and Directed by Dawit Borrows of Tambia Productions, musically produced by Noah Coinflip.

YOUTH

Blueberry

APRIL 27, 2PM – 3:15PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Stephanie Glover
Length: 5:00
Language: NA

A determined, practical boy has a change of heart when his favorite food comes to life.

WOMANHOOD

Blue Hour

APRIL 27, 11:30AM – 1:05PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: J.D. Shields
Length: 15:49
Language: English with no subtitles

Two personal journeys intersect when a struggling young photographer is hired for a cheap last minute portrait gig. The unfolding photo session, while transient, leaves an indelible mark on both women.

DRAMA | COMEDY

Dressed

APRIL 28, 10:00AM – 11:45AM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Bethiael Alemayoh
Length: 6:16
Language: English with no subtitles

A former bride-to-be attempts to sell her wedding dress.

QUEER

Flour Girl

APRIL 28, 5:30PM-7:40PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Jada Bethea
Length: 13:32
Language: English with subtitles

A closeted, Black lesbian finds herself in court-ordered anger management where she falls for another woman in the group.

WOMANHOOD

Hair Care

APRIL 27, 11:30AM – 1:05 PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Fatima Wardy
Length: 12:02
Language: French and English with partial English subtitles

When her hair braider disappears on her, a young woman must traverse an animated Ivory Coast in order to track her down.

BOYHOOD

HARLEM FRAGMENTS

APRIL 27, 10:00AM – 11:20AM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Cameron Tyler Carr
Length: 17:42
Language: English with no subtitles

An Afro-futurist scrapbook storytelling of a Harlem Black family’s beautiful destruction during the 2008 recession. A natural disaster so mesmerizing you can’t look away from the tragedy. Based on true events.

QUEER

Hidden Violets

APRIL 28, 5:30PM-7:40PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Chloe Nolan
Length: 17:38
Language: English with no subtitles

Bronwyn and Jade, both dealing with personal insecurities and hesitations, contemplate the idea of their casual relationship growing into something more serious and committed.

EXPERIMENTAL | ART | ACTIVISM

I AM NOT OK

APRIL 27, 11:00AM – 12:00PM @ WASHINGTON HALL 

Directed by: Gabrielle Lansner
Length: 12:11
Language: English with subtitles

A mother and son respond to the unending killings of black Americans amidst the backdrop of the protests that followed the death of George Floyd. Dance and archival photographs are woven together to evoke fear, outrage, and anger and the need for communities to come together and find solutions.

EXPERIMENTAL | FOREIGN

in the whiteness

APRIL 27, 11:00AM – 12:00PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Niya Abdullahi
Length: 4:38
Language: English with subtitles

in the whiteness is a poetic exploration of identity through the eyes of a Harari-Ethiopian woman, displaced via war, now living in Canada. She uses poetry and movement as a meditative method of reconnecting with her roots and in doing so, establishes a magical bond with her ancestors.

DRAMA | FOREIGN

I Promise You Paradise

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:50PM @LHPAI

Directed by: Morad Mostafa
Length: 25:00
Language: Arabic with English subtitles

Following a violent incident; Eissa a 17 years old African migrant in Egypt is in a quest against time to save his loved ones whatever it takes.

BOYHOOD

Leonetty

APRIL 27, 10:00AM – 11:20AM @LHPAI

Directed by: Logan Jackson
Length: 11:26
Language: English with no subtitles

No longer able to live with his Mother, young Leonetty is sent to live with his aging Grandmother.

EXPERIMENTAL | FOREIGN

Luanda Blue

APRIL 27, 11:00AM – 12:00PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Gegé M’bakudi
Length: 13:02
Language: Portguese with English subtitles

It is a monochromatic experimental film that uses the language of colors to represent a powerful cycle of problematic situations in Luanda through the dreams of Dizon, who navigates between reality, delusions and hallucinations about the city where he was born and raised.

SCIFI | HORROR | FOREIGN

MÅNGATA

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:50PM @LHPAI

Directed by: Maja Costa
Length: 15:38
Language: English and German with partial English subtitles

Little Alya and her father are crossing the Mediterranean Sea on a boat that takes them from Africa to Europe in search of a safe place to call home. Tragically, the boat sinks. Thanks to Mångata—“the road to the moon”—the rescuers spot little Alya, the sole survivor. Many years later, we find her again as an astronaut on an important lunar mission. In the middle of the mission, a technical communication problem isolates Alya from the base. This is when she has an encounter that teaches her how Mångata, which already saved her life once, will now help her overcome her past trauma.

BOYHOOD

Morning Glory

APRIL 27, 10:00AM – 11:20AM @LHPAI

Directed by: William Winston
Length: 17:12
Language: English with subtitles

After recognizing his best friend in a sext that’s making the rounds, a teenage boy has a decision to make at her impromptu house party.

BOYHOOD

NAGAATTI

APRIL 27, 10:00AM – 11:20AM @LHPAI

Directed by: Narento Taha
Length: 5:32
Language: English with no subtitles

A young man struggles to replicate his mother’s recipe after her funeral.

DIASPORA | FOREIGN

Orient

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:50PM @LHPAI

Directed by: Fatima Wardy
Length: 10:43
Language: Arabic and English with partial English subtitles

A Sudanese immigrant’s first night in America goes wrong, when he can’t figure out the direction of the Qibla in order to pray.

WOMANHOOD

PEMA

APRIL 27, 11:30AM – 1:05PM @LHPAI

Directed by: Victoria NETO
Length: 19:02
Language: French with English and French subtitles

Murphy, a young black girl of Congolese descent, suffers from depression. Although she is 20 years old, she cannot gather the strength to face her mother and to confess her angst. In opposition with a particularly religious and shallow family, Murphy has no other option to survive than to hide in her bed.

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

RAiNiERAVES

APRIL 27, 7:00PM-10:00PM @LHPAI

Directed by: Kamyar Mohsenin
Length: 3:10
Language: English with subtitles

In Seattle, we take pride in being from the South End. The brilliance, the grit, the legends. We also know that the valley has shadows… “RAiNiERAVES” is Rell Be Free’s perspective of that paradox while showcasing South End relics and landmarks.

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT | LIBERATION 

Six Winters Gone Still

APRIL 27, 7:00PM-10:00PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Justin Emeka
Length: 10:00
Language: English with subtitles

A 10-minute short film about a young Black man trying to prepare himself for incarceration as he says good-bye to his family.

COMEDY

Text IRL

APRIL 27, 2:00PM-3:15PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Jesse Lamar High, Nik Harper (LAMAR+NIK)
Length: 2:40
Language: English with subtitles

A short film about the things we text each other but don’t actually mean.

The Truth About Alvert, the Last Dodo (La Vérité sur Alvert, le Dernier Dodo)

APRIL 27, 2:00PM-3:15PM @WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Nathan Clement
Length: 15:00
Language: Réunion Creole with English subtitles

On Réunion Island, little Lunet and his grandfather Dadabé set out on a quest to turn a chicken into a dodo bird, whose magic feathers might save the sick mother of the kid

COMEDY

This is About the Census

APRIL 27, 2:00PM-3:15PM @WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Geoff Ross
Length: 5:11
Language: English with subtitles

A loyal citizen is called into a government office to answer a life or death question: why does the census only have one person?

WOMANHOOD

Troubled Water

APRIL 27, 11:30AM – 1:05PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Nadia Louis-Desmarchais
Length: 16:18
Language: French with English subtitles

Lila goes to her grandmother’s to spend the weekend. There, she meets her cousin Maxime with whom she has been very close since childhood. It’s during this weekend that an event will forever change the relationship between the two and tarnish Lila’s worldview.

QUEER

Where Do We Go From Here

APRIL 28, 5:30PM-7:40PM @ LHAPI

Directed by: LaQuan Lewis
Length: 8:07
Language: English with subtitles

On the eve of their one year anniversary. Rae and Jamila are celebrating with a date night at home when Rae unexpectedly receives a voice message from her ex lover. This turns the night on its head, leading to a conversation neither girls were expecting to have.

BOYHOOD

You’re Not Home

APRIL 27, 10:00AM – 11:20AM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Derek Ugochukwu
Length: 10:58
Language: English with English and Spanish subtitles

When an ominous mould appears in their room, two African brothers seeking asylum are faced with a dark entity lurking within their direct provision centre.

Documentary Shorts

LIBERATION

A Clean Slate

APRIL 28, 2:00PM-5:15PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Tran Hoang Calvin
Length: 14:14
Language: English with no subtitles

This uplifting documentary follows Shanyeill McCloud’s work helping the formerly incarcerated expunge their records and start their lives again.

HEALTH | WELLNESS

A Race in the Sun

APRIL 28, 2:00PM-3:30PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: K. Nicole Mills
Length: 20:51
Language: English with no subtitles

An exploration of cycling culture through the eyes of Ayesha McGowan who rose through the ranks of the New York City underground cycling world to break barriers as the world’s first African American woman to become a professional cyclist.

Black Girls Play

APRIL 28, 2:00PM-3:30PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson
Length: 18:00
Language: English

SLICE OF LIFE | BIOGRAPHY | FOREIGN

Camorim

APRIL 28, 10:30AM-11:50AM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Renan Barboss Brandão
Length: 17:15
Language:
Portuguese with Spanish, Portuguese, and English subtitles

Camorim is an urban quilombo (a settlement originally founded by slaves) located near Barra da Tijuca, an upper middle class neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. The film is made through the eyes of four quilombolas who reveal their desires, memories, and important discoveries about the place where they live and resist.

COMMUNITY | BIOGRAPHY | FOREIGN

For Black Muslim Girls

APRIL 28, 10:00AM – 11:45AM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Niya Abdullahi
Length: 8:29
Language:
English with no subtitles

For Black Muslim Girls explores the social nuances behind identity expression and what it takes to fall back in love with yourself.

DIASPORA | FOREIGN

Forgotten Shores

APRIL 28, 10:30AM-11:50AM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Nadine Rhian Ibrahim
Length: 21:50
Language:
English with subtitles

“Forgotten Shores” is a compelling documentary that delves into the lives of a remarkably diverse community residing on one of the world’s most secluded islands.

HEALTH | WELLNESS

I Am Because You Are

APRIL 28, 2:00PM-3:30PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Levi Allen
Length: 17:09
Language:
English with subtitles

“I Am Because You Are” follows the journey of six women of colour as they embark on their first mountaineering trip in the beautiful and rugged Bugaboos.

BIOGRAPHY | EXPERIMENTAL

Living in Uncertainty

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:50PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Naomi Zidon
Length: 18:11
Language:
English with subtitles

Living in Uncertainty is a personal documentary that focuses on Younger and Older, two sisters from Texas who begin dialogue about their uncertain futures as Younger prepares to head to college.

SLICE OF LIFE | FOREIGN

Mutsoóngo Malaávu

APRIL 28, 10:30AM – 11:50AM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Rosa Vieira
Length: 19:30
Language:
Portuguese and English subtitles

In the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo, palm wine tapsters play a key role in the social life of the Yoómbe people. They climb oil palm trees to extract this ancient drink to share among family and friends in the villages.

DIASPORA | BIOGRAPHY

My Journey Home

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:50PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Rose Patterson, Priyanka Desai, Avinash Bujhawan
Length: 26:18
Language:
English with no subtitles

My Journey Home follows a bi-racial (Indigenous and African) woman. Born in British Columbia, Canada she was adopted by a white family through the 60s scoop and taken to the U.S. losing her connection to her Indigenous identity. Her journey home reconnects her to her roots with the Nisga’a Nation.

LOCAL | GENTRIFICATION | ACTIVISM

Reimagining Freedom West

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:45PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Michelle Flowers-Taylor
Length: 7:34
Language:
English with no subtitles

In the heart of today’s tech boom epicenter an historic Black community living in San Francisco’s largest co-op Freedom West Homes must fight to keep their housing amidst encroaching gentrification.

 

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Returning to the Source

APRIL 27, 7:00PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Justin Emeka
Length: 14:00
Language:
English

Returning to the Source chronicles Justin Emeka’s journey from Seattle theater director to award-winning filmmaker. This mini-documentary offers glimpses of his early career at Langston Hughes and The Moore Theatre, his tenure at Oberlin College, and his recent directorial roles, including Resident Director at Pittsburgh Public Theater. Returning to Seattle (“the source”) in the fall of 2023, Justin filmed his second short film, “Biological,” a story that draws inspiration from his own life experiences, completing a full circle of creative exploration and innovation.

FAMILY

Savi the Cat

APRIL 27, 2:00PM – 3:15PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Netsanet Tjirongo, Bryan Tucker
Length: 17:51
Language:
English with subtitles

When Ken, a devoted Kenyan husband surprises Kaila, his new Black-American wife with an adorable kitten, neither are prepared for the destruction it wields upon their home, their life, and ultimately, their marriage.

BIOGRAPHY | MUSIC | FOREIGN

Temple of Love: The Erroll Starr Story

APRIL 27, 2:00PM – 3:15PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Kyle Sawyer
Length: 18:24
Language:
English with no subtitles

The story of Canadian R&B icon Erroll Starr’s rise to fame and sudden departure from the spotlight in the 1980’s. Presented by the retrospective Vintage Black Canada.

ACTIVISM | FOREIGN

The Hearts of Bwindi

APRIL 28, 10:30AM-11:50AM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Charli Doherty
Length: 8:14
Language:
English with no subtitles

“The Hearts of Bwindi” spotlights the harmonious efforts of wildlife rangers and local communities safeguarding Uganda’s biodiverse, UNESCO-recognized Bwindi National Park.

HEALTH | WELLNESS

The Route to Emancipation

APRIL 28, 2:00PM – 3:30PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Talib Abdullahi, Riley Engemoen
Length: 18:03
Language:
English with no subtitles

The Route To Emancipation by Black History Bike Ride follows 3 friends as they embark on a 350 mile cycling route from the Texas Capitol in Austin to the site where Juneteenth began in 1865. The journey takes viewers back through centuries of Black history in Texas, with interviews from educators, historians, and community leaders along the way.

LIBERATION

Unlocked

APRIL 28, 2:00PM – 5:15PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Cencere Baker
Length: 8:16
Language:
English with no subtitles

Unlocked is a documentary centered around dreadlocks. Following two current college students with locs, the film examines the younger generation’s connection to the hairstyle.

QUEER | GENTRIFICATION | ACTIVISM

Vanishing Seattle: Queer the Land

APRIL 28, 12:00PM – 1:45PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Netsanet Tjirongo
Length: 14:14
Language:
English with subtitles

Vanishing Seattle: Queer the Land is the story of a changing neighborhood, a tenacious community, and an unwavering dream.

LIBERATION

What These Walls Won’t Hold

APRIL 28, 2:00PM-5:15PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Adamu Chan
Length: 43:01
Language:
English with subtitles

Narrative Features

50TH ANNIVERSARY | COMEDY

Blazing Saddles

APRIL 25, 7:00PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Mel Brooks
Length: 93:00
Language:
English with subtitles

In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.

CLOSING NIGHT | DRAMA | FOREIGN

Goodbye Julia

APRIL 28, 8:00PM – 10:00PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Noor Amiry
Length: 120:04
Language:
English subtitles

MONA, an upper middle class retired singer from the north, accidentally hits a Southern child with her car and drives away. When the child’s father chases her on his motorbike, she calls her husband AKRAM for help. She only tells him she’s being followed by a Southern man. As soon as she returns home, Akram shoots the chaser dead.

LIBERATION

Kemba

APRIL 27, 3:30PM – 5:50PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Kelley Kali
Length: 107:48

Based on the true story of Kemba Smith, a college student falls in love with a man, onlyto learn he is a drug kingpin who leads her down a path of abuse and manipulation,placing her in the middle of the government’s “war on drugs,” and ultimately landingher in federal prison.

Documentary Features

BOYHOOD

Bike Vessel

APRIL 28, 3:45PM – 5:30PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Eric D. Seals
Length: 91:58
Language: English with no subtitles

Bike Vessel follows a father and son, 37 and 72, as they cycle from St. Louis to Chicago. Film director Eric Seals’ father almost died after three open-heart surgeries. However, after 20 years, he makes a miraculous health recovery after discovering his love for bicycling, bringing his son Eric along with him.

MUSIC | FOREIGN

Black Rio! Black Power!

APRIL 27, 6:15PM – 7:35PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Emilio Domingos
Length: 74:46
Language:
Portuguese with English and Portuguese subtitles

LIBERATION

Daughters

APRIL 28, 2:00PM – 5:15PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Natalie Rae and Angela Patton
Length: 107:00
Language: English

Four young girls prepare for a special Daddy Daughter Dance with their incarcerated fathers, as part of a unique fatherhood program in a Washington, D.C., jail.

BIOGRAPHY

Donyale Luna: Supermodel

APRIL 27, 8:00PM – 9:40PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Nailah Jefferson
Length: 96:12
Language:
English with no subtitles

In person only

This feature documentary explores the remarkable life and career of Donyale Luna, one of the first Black supermodels who graced the covers of both Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar in Europe. Today, most people have never heard of her.

SLICE OF LIFE | FOREIGN

Eat Bitter

APRIL 27, 5:00PM – 6:40PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Pascale Appora-Gnekindy, Ningyi Sun
Length: 96:45
Language: 
French and Mandarin with English subtitles

QUEER | BIOGRAPHY

JEWELLE: A Just Vision

APRIL 28, 10:00AM – 11:45AM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Madeleine Lim
Length: 63:36
Language:
English with no subtitles

JEWELLE: A Just Vision is an intimate portrayal that drinks deeply from a life of art and activism, and anchors Jewelle’s personal struggles at the confluence of social movements, to gift humanity with fierce hope.

LIBERATION

Kenyatta: Do Not Wait Your Turn

APRIL 28, 5:45PM-7:30PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Timothy Harris
Length: 90:00
Language:
English with subtitles

This inspiring film follows a self-described “poor, gay, Black man from North Philly” on his historic run for the U.S. Senate. It’s about more than taking on the political competition. It’s about taking on an entire system.

QUEER

Kokomo City

APRIL 28, 5:30PM-7:40PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: D. Smith
Length: 73:00
Language:
English with subtitles

A raw depiction of the lives of four black trans sex workers as they confront the dichotomy between the black community and themselves.

Like Fine Wine, Black Joy Over Time

APRIL 27, 5:30PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Michael B. Maine
Length: 59:16
Language:
English with no subtitles

In this film we hear the story of Dr. W. Joye Hardiman Artist, Educator, Historian, Higher Education Architect and Author. Dr. Hardiman tells the riveting story of her idyllic childhood, her journey through academia and her transformation from white to Black.

OPENING NIGHT | MUSIC | LIBERATION

Songs from the Hole

APRIL 26, 6:00PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: Contessa Gayles
Length: 106:00
Language:
English

In-person only

“Songs from the Hole” follows James “JJ’88” Jacobs through a musical opus of Hip-Hip and Soul, inspired by his innermost struggles as both a person who has committed and experienced violent harm, as he serves a double-life prison sentence.

Your ticket not only grants you access to this impactful screening but also includes admission to our exclusive after-show reception with star JJ88 and producer Richie Reseda. Get tickets now.

SLICE OF LIFE | FOREIGN

Tibi Tendlu: The Dirt That Binds Us

APRIL 27, 12:15PM – 1:45PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Zanele Buthelez, Busisiwe Dlamini, Siphiwe Vilane, Jane Dlamini, Nomcebo Shezi Dlamini, Lungelo Fakudze, Sizwe Ginidza, Fana Hlatshwako, Ncobile Hlatshwako, Nokuhle Hlatshwako, Setsabile Hlatshwako, Khanyisile Mdluli, Busisiwe Mkhonta, Makhosazane Mamba, Simiso Mndzebele, Bonginkhosi Mndzeble, Winile Mtsetfwa, Dalingcebo Nhlabatsi, Mlondi Nkonyane, Nesi Nkalanga, Njabulo Nyembe, Thembi Nzalo, Musa Sibandze, Nondumiso Vilakati, Temaphephetse Vilakati, Mari Gardner, Cebile Dlamini
Length: 74:04
Language:
English with subtitles

Tibi Tendlu literally means “dirty family secrets”. It is a common phrase in Eswatini that, when spoken out loud, will turn heads, hush a conversation to a whisper, or bring out a sad, knowing smile.

MILITARY

TheSixTripleEight

APRIL 27, 1:30PM – 3:00PM @ LHPAI

Directed by: James William Theres
Length: 73:37
Language:
English with subtitles

They faced racism, sexism, and the Nazis, in that order. They were undaunted and unafraid. They were the 855 black women of the “SixTripleEight” built of the same mettle as the “Hidden Figures” of the United States military.

GENTRIFICATION

Union Street

APRIL 28, 12:00pm – 1:45PM @ WASHINGTON HALL

Directed by: Jamila Pomeroy
Length: 69:53
Language:
English with no subtitles

Spanning across three generations, Union Street chronicles the ongoing effects of racism, displacement and the cultural erasure of African Canadians, while examining the systemic mechanisms that destroyed Vancouver’s historic Black community in the 60s.

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