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©2017 Afrikana Independent Film Festival

Festival Schedule

2019

CLIPS & CONVO: HARRIET

7:00p 

OPENING RECEPTION | SCREENING

AFRIKANA x ANGRY BLACK FEMALE CLIPS & CONVO: HARRIET

LIVE PERFORMANCE BY

CALVIN PRESENTS

Location: The Valentine

Cocktail Reception Followed

By Screening 

FRIDAY

THE REMIX: HIP HOP X FASHION

FRIDAY

7:30p 

COCKTAIL HOUR | 6:30p

RVA PREMIERE: 

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

 

DIRECTED BY OSCAR AWARD-WINNER

BARRY JENKINS (MOONLIGHT) 

Location: Institute for Contemporary Art 

Post-screening panel featuring

Dr. Tressie Cottom

8:00p 

COCKTAIL HOUR | 7:30p

RVA PREMIERE: 

THE REMIX: HOP HOP x FASHION

 

DIRECTED BY OSCAR AWARD-WINNERS

LISA CORTES & FARAH X

Location: Institute for Contemporary Art 

Post-screening panel featuring

Misa Hylton, Dapper Dan, April Walker, Lisa Corte & Farah X

Afterparty at Black Iris Social Club

Bonus!  Pop in Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center throughout the day to explore a spectrum of cultural collectibles for your home, for yourself or for a friend.

 
 

8:30p

DOORS OPEN | 8:15p

30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SCREENING:

DO THE RIGHT THING 

FOLLOWED BY

OFFICIAL AFRIKANA AFTERPARTY

Location: C'est le Vin

Shop Afrikana at the Richmond night market!

With a partnership of 3 years, Afrikana Film Festival and the ARTisan Cafe are back at it for 2019. This year, Shop Afrikana at the Richmond Night Market, and enjoy handmade goods from some of the dopest makers around.

This year, Afrikana is fashion-forward highlighting some of the trendsetting designers and creators in the industry. Check out the Richmond Night Market for an outdoor runway peek at styles from sustainable designer Kamala of House of Bhagat.

House of Bhagat Afro-leisure Fashion Showcase @ Richmond Night Market | 6p

Afrikana x Afrobeta @ Richmond Night Market | 7p

30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SCREENING
DO THE RIGHT THING
CENTRAL PARK FIVE DOCUMENTARY
& POST-SCREENING CONVO W/ RAYMOND SANTANA

12:30p

DOORS OPEN | 12:00p

SPOTLIGHT MATINEE:

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

FOLLOWED BY

POST-SCREENING CONVERSATION WITH

RAYMOND SANTANA, CENTRAL PARK FIVE EXONEREE

Location: INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

1708 Gallery ›

319 W Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23220

Art180 › 

114 W Marshall Street

Richmond, VA 23220​​​

Black Iris ›

321 W Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23220

Candela Gallery ›

214 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220

 

Elegba Folklore Society ›

101 E Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23219

Institute for Contemporary Art 

601 W Broad St

Richmond, VA 23219

Quirk Hotel ›

201 W Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23220

 

The Valentine ›

1015 E Clay St

Richmond, VA 23219