Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16
RBFS Presents African American Film Festival

The third annual Rehoboth Beach African-American Film Festival (February 14-16) will celebrate the trailblazing work of black artists in shaping American culture, while taking an unflinching look at the indignities and roadblocks designed to silence their voices. It will expose the violence still perpetuated against black communities and show a hopeful way forward through justice and reconciliation. From the ivied lecture halls of academia--where the still-powerful voices of James Baldwin and Zora Neale Hurston ring out--to the sunny shores of Mexico; from the small town South to the boards of ballet stages across the country; viewers will have the rare opportunity to experience worlds and viewpoints not often shown on screen. Recognizing that these films are thought-provoking, after each screening an audience discussion will be led by members of the festivalā€™s selection committee. We hope that you will stay and share your thoughts.

National Negro Opera Company (short)--free admission!
Black Ballerina (feature)

Friday, February 14, 7 pm

 

Una Great Movie

Saturday, February 15, 4 pm


Always In Season

Saturday, February 15, 7 pm

 

1 Angry Black Man

Sunday, February 16, 2 pm

 

The mission of the RBFS is promoting cinematic arts and providing education and cultural enrichment for our community. The Film Society sponsors ongoing screenings, special events, and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (October 31-November 10, 2019). Having met all the requirements for best practices in nonprofit management, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society is accredited by the Standards for Excellence InstituteĀ®. The Film Society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com . For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at www.rehobothfilm.com , or call 302-645-9095.

 


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