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Black Bottom Film Festival 2019

February 22 - February 24

Black Bottom Film Festival 2019

From age-old classics to contemporary work, the second annual Black Bottom Film Festival will illuminate and celebrate African American cinema and unique Black people. The festival will showcase movies that focus on the recurring themes of spirituality, race, family conflict, honor, duty and working-class struggles, themese ever-present in August Wilson’s The Pittsburgh Cycle plays. In particular, the festival will celebrate African-American filmmaking pioneers of recent decades. The BBFF fosters an examination of how Black filmmakers use art to inspire, challenge, confront, and influence American culture.

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Venue

The August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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