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Monday, June 17, 2024

Don’t Miss the DC Black History Film Festival

The DC Black History Film Festival will host its annual event this weekend from Friday Feb. 9 through Saturday Feb. 10 with two film-filled days of showings.

The festival will kick off with a fun-filled evening at the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St. NW) with events all night long. The line up of films includes:

  • Now and Forever (7 p.m.)
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    Legacy of Lee Flowers Shop (7 p.m.)

  • Black History Man (7 p.m.)
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    Interception: Jayne Kennedy Story (8 p.m.)

  • Mabel (8 p.m.)
  • Healer: The Dr. Joycelyn Elders Story (8 p.m.)
  • Still We Rise (8 p.m.)

The evening will also feature receptions at 5:30 and 10:30 p.m. hosted by OCTFME and Cricket Wireless, respectively.

Saturday’s films will be shown at the Alamo Cinema Drafthouse (630 Rhode Island Ave. NE) and include:

  • A Race in The Sun (12 p.m.)
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    The Lincoln School (12 p.m.)

  • His Truth is Marching On (12 p.m.)
  • Educators to Africa (12 p.m.)
  • Black Girl in The Ring (12 p.m.)
  • Black Uniform (2:30 p.m.)
  • Storming Caesars Palace (4:30 p.m.)
  • Return to Your Corner (4:30 p.m.)

Learn more about the festival and get your free tickets for the event here.

Sarah Payne is a reporter for Capital Community News. She can be reached at sarahp@hillrag.com.

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