Smithsonian African American Film Festival

National Museum of African American History and Culture
1400 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20560

From October 24-27 in Washington, D.C., the Film Festival will celebrate African American visual culture and film, offering attendees an unparalleled opportunity to explore cinematic works by some of the brightest emerging and veteran filmmakers.

More than 80 films will be screened during the event. Historic films will be shown alongside contemporary works by some of the brightest emerging and veteran filmmakers including Steve McQueen, Barry Jenkins, Julie Dash, Haile Gerima, Bradford Young, and many more.

You can get individual tickets to any of the 80+ film screenings. All you need to do is pick a film (or many!) that you want to see, purchase your tickets, and show up early — events will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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