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Here's the schedule for the inaugural African American Film Festival

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is preparing for their inaugural African American Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday, October 24 and runs through Saturday, October 27. The festival will showcase more than 80 films produced by and/or highlighting African Americans. Mixed in with the screenings are several master classes on everything from screen writing to editing and cinematography, along with several exchanges on topics such as the power of place. Conversations with influential members of the film crew will follow nearly every screening. Thursday, Friday and Saturdays programs will each end with a celebratory event. You can find tickets to the screenings, classes, exchanges and special events here, and you can see the full schedule for the festival below:

Wednesday, October 24

Movie: Integration Report One and Black Panthers
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Type: Documentary Short

Movie: Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom and Perfect Film
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Type: Documentary Short

Movie: The Great Migration Home Movie Digitization Project
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
1-2:15 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening-- an exchange

Movie: This Little Light
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
2-3p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Radicalism Revisited: Selections from “Say It Loud
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 2:30-4:15 p.m.
Type: Documentary Short

Movie: Sprinter
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
4:15-6:30 p.m.
Type: Narrative Feature

Movie: Color Us Black!
Location: Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time: 5-6:15 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: This is Not a Political Film (Part 1)
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
5-6:30 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Widows (Opening Night Premiere)
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 7:30-9:45 p.m.
Type: Narrative Feature

Thursday, October 25

Movie: This is Not a Political Film (Part 2)
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Say Her Name
Location: National Gallery of Art (East Auditorium)
Time:
12-1:30 p.m.
Type:Narrative Short

Movie: Cane River
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
12:30-2 p.m.
Type: Narrative Feature

Movie: Editing Master Class
Location: Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
12:30-2:45 p.m.
Type:
Not a film screening

Movie: H-2 Worker
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
12:30- 2 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Gilda Brasileiro – Against Oblivion
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
2:30-4 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: A Thousand Words and The Black G.I.
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
2:45- 4 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature/ Short

Movie: Diaspora Transcendentals
Location:
National Gallery of Art (East Auditorium)
Time:
3-3:45 p.m.
Type: Experimental & Animation

Movie: The Power of Place: The Pearl Bowser Collection In Action!
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
3-4:30 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening --- an exchange

Movie: The Diaspora Suite
Location:
National Gallery of Art (East Auditorium)
Time:
3:45- 5 p.m.
Type: Experimental & Animation

Movie: Alaska Is a Drag
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
4:30-6 p.m.
Type: Narrative Feature

Movie: Like It Is and Still/Here
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
Type: Documentary Short

Movie: No Vietnamese Ever
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
6:45-8:15 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Night at the Museum (Celebration)
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture
Time:
7-11 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening

Friday, October 26

Movie: Code Switch: Technology and Video Art
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
10:30 -11:45 a.m.
Type: Not a film screening -- an exchange

Movie: Solace
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Type: Narrative Feature

Movie: Sojourn; Moonlight Sonata; and Give (Experiemential & Animantion Competition)
Location: Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Type: Experimental & Animation Competition

Movie: Screenwriting Master Class
Location: Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time: 12:30-2:45 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening

Movie: Respect and Love; Black 14; and The Changing Same
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
12:45- 2 p.m.
Type: Documentary Shorts Competition

Movie: Black Radical Imagination
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
1:45- 3 p.m.
Type: Documentary Short

Movie: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
2:45-4:45 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Animated Sportraits
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
3-4:15 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening -- an exchange

Movie: United Skates
Location: Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time: 4:15- 5:45 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Freer Film Fridays
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture
Time: 5-9:30 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening

Movie: Milford Graves Full Mantis
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
5:15-7:15 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Guion; Where the Water Runs; and The Future is Bright
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
6:15- 7 p.m.
Type: Narrative Shorts Competition

Movie: Gook
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
7:45-9:15 p.m.
Type: Narrative Feature

Movie: Quincy
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 8-11 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Saturday, October 27

Movie: Juried Competition Film Awards
Location: National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Type: Not a film screening

Movie: This is Not a Political Film (Part 3)
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
12-1:45 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Cinematography Master Class
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
12:30-2:45 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening

Movie: Sankofa (25th anniversary)
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time: 12:30-3:15 p.m.
Type:
Narrative Feature

Movie: Ali
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Meyer Auditorium)
Time:
2:30-5 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature

Movie: Screening Truth to Power: Using the Power of Media to Influence Social Action
Location: Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening - an exchange

Movie: Spit and Rock Rubber 45s
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture; Oprah Winfrey Theater
Time:
4-6 p.m.
Type: Documentary Feature/ Narrative Short

Movie: Remnants of a Dream
Location:
Freer|Sackler (Conference Room)
Time:
5-6:45 p.m.
Type: Experimental & Animation

Movie: Closing Night Film Premiere & Party
Location:
National Museum of African American History & Culture
Time:
6:30-11:30 p.m.
Type: Not a film screening

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