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CD Forum's Black to the Future: A Black SF Festival
Friday at Seattle Rep Theatre and
Seattle, WA
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CD Forum's Black to the Future: A Black SF Festival
OPENING NIGHT, June 11, 2004 at 7pm (Seattle Repertory Theatre's Leo K. Theatre, 201 Republican Street at the Seattle Center):
Opening night performance and reception - Join the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas as we celebrate the opening of the Black to the Future festival with the premiere of a new theatrical piece that celebrates blacks in speculative fiction.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, June 12-13, 2004, Day Events:

Black to the Future is a groundbreaking multidisciplinary festival featuring some of the nation's most accomplished science fiction novelists and essayists including Octavia Butler, Tananarive Due, Steven Barnes, and Walter Mosley. This festival, the first of its kind, will explore science fiction in not only literature, but also in film, music, and other forms of creative expression.  

Saturday and Sunday, Various Times, June 12-13, 2004
Seattle Center Northwest Rooms - Rainier and Olympic, 1st and Republican on the Seattle Center Grounds.  

* * Day Event Ticket price does not include the evening film festival.

Film Festival Schedule
June 12 & 13, 2004 at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center

Saturday, June 12, 2004

Film Rap: Panel Discussion - Free
This discussion will be presented by The Warren Report in association with The Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas.

Immediately Following Panel:  Understanding Chaos, by Terrence Walker, 2000; 9min - Free

Urban Soup, Creators: Nikon Kwantu, Geeta Gandbhir & Sekou Kwantu, 2003; 4 min

Gettosake Entertainment Compilation, Creators: The Love Brothers (Jeremy, Maurice and Robert)
Shorts and Trailers/Animation

Those Who Walk in Darkness, by John Ridley, 2003; 57min

Sun Ra: Space is the Place, Dir: John Coney, 1974; 85 min

Sunday, June 13, 2004

Invisible Universes: A history of blackness in speculative fiction,
Dir: M. Asli Dukan, 2004; 5 min

Last Angel of History, Dir. John Akomofra, 1996; 45 min

George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic: The Mothership Connection, 1976; 83 minutes
Documentary/Live Concert

Kickin' Chicken, Dir: Joy Phillips, 2001; 12 min

Brother from Another Planet, Dir: John Sayles, 1984; 110 min
Feature/Restored Version

For details and a full schedule please visit www.cdforum.org/bttf.


Friday at Seattle Rep Theatre and
Sat/Sunday at Seattle Center Northwest Rooms
Seattle, WA 98103
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


Owner: Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas
On BPT Since: Dec 16, 2003
Patty Pomplun

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