STILL BILL Closing Gala of the LHAAFF
2010 Langston Hughes African American Film Festival
CLOSING RECEPTION - 6:00 PM
Join us for a social evening of film, followed by hors d'oeuvres, desserts and beverages. Local gospel singer Josie Howell (seen locally in BLACK NATIVITY and other stage productions) performs a tribute to Bill Withers before the screening. Location: Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle.
COMPTON IN "C" MINOR (2009, USA). Guest filmmaker Ava DuVernay in attendance.
Directed by Ava DuVernay.
'Compton in C Minor' is a meditation on the gang capital of the world from a hometown girl's point of view.
STILL BILL (2009, USA)
Director: Damani Baker
Producer: Alex Vlack
STILL BILL is an intimate portrait of soul legend Bill Withers, best known for his classics "Ain't No Sunshine"," Lean On Me","Lovely Day","Grandma's Hands", and "Just the Two of Us". With his soulful delivery and warm, heartfelt sincerity, Withers has written the songs that have, and always will, resonate deeply within the fabric of our times. Filmmakers Damani Baker and Alex Vlack follow Withers and offer a unique and rare look inside the world of this fascinating man. Through concert footage, journeys to his birthplace, interviews with music legends, his family and closest friends, STILL BILL presents the story of an artist who has written some of the most beloved songs in our time and who truly understands the heart and soul of a man.
Museum of History and Industry
2700 24th Avenue East
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