Join us for nine days of thoughtful, inspiring and irreverent films featuring
filmmaker talkbacks, screenplay readings, workshops, panel chats and
provocative discussions –from across the aisle and across neighborhoods.
· Sixth Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival: Saturday April 18, 2009 - Sunday April 26, 2009
· Single Tickets Available March 30, 2009: Opening/Closing Night: $15;
Regular Showtimes: Adults: $7; Seniors: $5; Youth Under 16: $2.
· AVAILABLE NOW - “Langston Pass” All Festival Pass $75 at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/59800
· Single tickets Available at www.BrownPaperTickets.com OR LHPAC Box Office.
· All screenings held at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center: 104 17th Avenue South, Seattle, WA.
· Updated film details, schedule and information is available at www.langstonblackfilmfest.org
or by calling 206-326-1088.
· Check out the blog at http://lhaaffbside.blogspot.com/
For up to the minute festival updates Twitter: http://twitter.com/LHAAFF
· Celia the Queen- (West Coast Premiere) The story of the legendary Afro Cuban Diva Celia Cruz. Partnership with CineSeattle, the Seattle International Latino Film Festival – Closing night gala follows. www.celiathequeen.com
· Us: A Love Story- (Seattle Premiere) A beautiful and haunting allegory exploring the relationships between Blacks and Whites. Filmmaker Alrick Brown in attendance. www.usalovestory.com
· Prince of Broadway- (Seattle Premiere) Sean Baker’s award winning film showcases the underbelly of the wholesale fashion district through the eyes of Lucky and Levon; two immigrant men struggling to confront what is real and what is fake. www.princeofbroadway.com
· Hip Hop Film Mini-fest. Features B-Girl Be and 206 Zulu by local filmmaker Georgio Brown and Masizake: Building Each Other by local filmmaker Scott Macklin.
· Carmen and Geoffrey- (Seattle Premiere) An intertwined video history that explores the devoted relationship of dancers Geoffrey Holder and Carmen De Lavallade.
· 13th Amendment-(Seattle Premiere) This documentary short follows a 90-year-old great-great-grandmother on her trek to vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 Pennsylvania primary. Having voted all her life, this is her first opportunity to vote for a black man for President of the United States.
· Production (Seattle premiere) - Danielle's job as script coordinator for a popular TV drama changes when the producers plan to shoot an ill-conceived "urban" episode.