Wednesday, June 18, 2008

See & Do: Film: Juneteenth Film Festival

Posted By on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 8:00 AM

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The JUNETEENTH FILM FESTIVAL fuses film with history for Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. Starting Wed, JUNE 18, spectators will see a number of mainstream films, including Prince Among Slaves, a movie made for PBS that follows a former African prince thrown into the workings of the slave trade. The festival also features two days of documentaries and films by local independent filmmakers. Through June 20. Free-$25. Wed., 7 p.m.; Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Auburn Avenue Research Library for African-American Culture and History, 101 Auburn Ave. 404-799-8115. www.juneteenthatlanta.com.

(Photo by Tracey Rose)

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