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
Kickin' Chicken, Dir: Joy Phillips, 2001; 12 min
Brother from Another Planet, Dir: John Sayles, 1984; 110 min
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
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