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African-American filmmaking celebrated at San Diego Black Film Festival

Posted at 12:23 PM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 15:23:18-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- African-American filmmaking will be front and center at this week's San Diego Black Film Festival in downtown San Diego.

The film festival was established in 2002, and since then, it has been held in San Diego every year during the last week of January.

The 2020 edition of the festival takes place from Wednesday, Jan. 29 through Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Theatre Box on 701 Fifth Ave.

Over 100 films will be screened during the festival, with genres including comedy, drama, and documentaries. Several panel discussions featuring filmmakers, writers and actors will also be held during the festival.

The opening films of the festival, showcased on Jan. 30, are Derrick Perry’s drama “Pink Opaque” and the short “Our Little Secret” by Cameron Record.

For more information, including ticket pricing, film schedules, and other festival details, visit SDBFF.com.