Make several short films in just five days! In small groups of 3-6, students (age 9-12) will learn the basics of working together as a movie production crew: writing scripts, directing actors, using accessible filmmaking technology, digitial editing, and more!
Written and directed by Kasi Lemmons (Harriet), this 1997 film stars Samuel L. Jackson (Sphere, Deep Blue Sea), Lynn Whitfield (A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Greenleaf), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Birds of Prey, Underground), and Diahann Carroll (Carmen Jones, Julia). The film centers on a Creole-American family in 1960's Louisiana and the lies that tear their family apart when a deep secret, infidelity, and voodoo is introduced.
LANGSTON is proud to bring its Seattle Black Film Festival to BIMA for an afternoon of thought provoking short films, one feature length film and post screening discussions centered around the Black diaspora experience and the Living Life Leadership and Living Arts Cultural Heritage Center's Black History Month theme of "Black Excellence and Achievement."