Closing Night - Living History (Shorts Program) at LANGSTON
Sat Sept 29: 6:30pm
Festival - Local Sightings Film Festival 2019: Feature Films
Celebrating key African-American elders and freedom-fighters through short films and storytelling! Stories feature the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party, civil rights leader Jack ODell, a diverse chapter of local veterans, and more.
Closing Night for Local Sightings is held off-site at LANGSTON (104 17th Ave South, Seattle, WA)!
This screening is co-presented with LANGSTON Seattle, CD Forum (Central District Forum for Art and Ideas), and CAIR-WA!
The Issue of Mr. O'Dell
(Rami Katz, Vancouver, BC, 35 min)
The life of Jack ODell, who once worked alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., is revealed through a conversation with the 94-year-old civil rights activist.
Promises Kept: DAV Chapter 23-West Seattle
(Kameko Thomas, Seattle, WA, 8 min)
*Director in attendance!*
The triumphs, tales, and trials of Disabled American Veterans Chapter-West Seattle the most diverse chapter in Washington State.
Keeper of the Dream
(Patricia Boiko, Seattle, WA, 12 min)
*Director and crew in attendance!*
Emmett Till, Redlining, job discrimination and the revolution: at home with Francis Dixon, mother of the founders of the Seattle Black Panther Party for Self Defense.
Langston Hughes Perfoming Arts Institute (View)
107 17th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98122