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2018 DC Black Film Festival

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The Miracle Theatre

535 8th Street Southeast

Washington, DC 20003

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Join us August 16 - 18, 2018, in Southeast Washington, D.C., for the 2018 DC Black Film Festival (DCBFF)! The DCBFF is dedicated to exhibiting quality film, web series and television content by and about people of African descent. Visit www.dcbff.org for more information about the 2018 festival showcase, schedule of events, discounted hotel rates (through July 17th), tourism, and more.

2018 Festival Schedule - At A Glance

We can't wait for you to join us for this year's festival! It's sure to be an entertaining experience filled with conversation starting films, educational opportunities, and social events. Don't forget to check out the list of this year's films and their individual screening times.



THURSDAY, AUGUST 16th

FILMMAKERS' WELCOME RECEPTION

Join us for a welcome reception to honor the filmmakers selected for this year's festival!

Location: Capitol Hill Hotel

5:00PM-6:30PM


OPENING NIGHT FILMS AND Q&As

Going At It Alone
DCBFF's opening night film line-up includes films that showcase stories of the journey of self-discovery.

Films: 1 Chance, Odyssey, Othello-San

Location: The Miracle Theatre

7:00PM-10:30PM


FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th

FILM SCREENINGS - BLOCK 1

History & Hidden Figures
These films showcase our history or hidden figures in it.

Films: Briscoe: Man of Science and Substance, Deeds Not Words, Dr Renaissance, Agents of Change, Padlock Men

Location: The Miracle Theatre

9:00AM-12:00PM



FILM SCREENINGS - BLOCK 2

Love & Heartbreak
These films showcase love and, in some cases, the heartbreak that sometimes comes with it.

Films: Thurman Comes Home, LOOSE, KEEP IT TIGHT, Rumination, For The Love Of Musiq, Room Tone, The Wedding Scene, Stuck, One Bedroom

Location: The Miracle Theatre

12:30PM-3:45PM


FILM SCREENINGS - BLOCK 3

We Still Dealin' With This!?
Films showcasing issues in society that we need to talk about and deal with.

Films: Dishonour, Ghost Me, Botanical Black, Riverment, Austin's Voice, Frank and Lamar, Night, Under The Law, Here Kitty, Jabari Keating, MAKE AMERICA BLACK AGAIN

Location: The Miracle Theatre

4:15PM -7:00PM



FILM SCREENINGS - BLOCK 4

Making Black Lives Matter Through Film
We'll screen the hit documentary "United Skates" followed by a panel to discuss how we can make black lives matter through film. Panelists will be announced soon.

Film: United Skates

Location: The Miracle Theatre

7:30PM-10PM


DCBFF FILMMAKER PARTY & SOCIAL

Sponsored by Picture Lock PR
Come enjoy networking and drinks to the backdrop of local talent.

Location: The Fridge

10:00-12:00PM


Saturday, August 18th

FILM SCREENINGS - BLOCK 1

Girl Power: Daughter & Me
Our Girl Power showcase will exhibit films about amazing girls competing in chess and women of color in untraditional jobs. Moms and dads can buy one ticket and get their daughter in free.

Films: Queens in Training, The Possibility of Her

Location: The Miracle Theatre

9:00AM-11:00AM


FILM SCREENINGS - BLOCK 2

Friends: How Many Of Us Have Them?
Showcasing films about friendship or the lack thereof.

Location: The Miracle Theatre

11:20AM-1:50PM


FREE FILMMAKER'S WORKSHOP

Intellectual Property
More details to come.

**NOTE: This is a free, ticketed event. Due to space limitations you must have a ticket to attend the workshop. Reserve your seat today!**

Location: Capitol Hill Hotel

3:00PM-4:00PM


Fireside Chat with Sanford Greene

Sanford Greene has worked professionally in the comic illustration and related industries for over 15 years. Working for mainline publishers such as, Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and Image Comics. You can see his most recent work on the hit Marvel series “ Powerman and Iron Fist “ as well as covers for “ Black Panther ” and “ Inhumans “. Join us for an intimate conversation with Sanford about his career and work in comics.


4:30PM-5:30PM


CLOSING NIGHT FILMS & CONVERSATION

The Rise of The Black Super Hero: A Conversation w/ Sanford Greene

Join us for our closing night film showcase, featuring sci-fi, animated and super hero films. We'll have a conversation with Sanford Greene (who has drawn for Marvel's Powerman & Iron Fist, Black Panther, Runaways and DC's Wonder Girl, Teen Titans Go, Justice League and more) about the rise of the black super hero in film and television.

Location: The Miracle Theatre

7:15PM-10:30PM

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