Opening Night Screening Meetup – BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD – July 2012

Hosted by the International Black Women*s Film Festival (Hidden Vine Wine Bar in San Francisco)

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD producer Josh Penn and festival founder Adrienne Anderson

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SF Public Library Black Heritage Month Film Series – February 2012

Sponsored by the San Francisco Library in association with the International Black Women’s Film Festival

Audience at screening at the Western Addition Branch Library

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10th International Black Women*s Film Festival – July 20th & 21, 2012

Kaiser Center Theater & San Francisco Public Library

Master percussionists Val Serrant and Sharon Baird perform at the festival’s reception.

 

Guests Frances “Peggy” Parham and her best friend Beverly West

Some historical photos from over 10 years of the festival.

More historical photos and programs.

Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer with a guest (left) and cast (right), Kelly Shipe and Devin Badgett.

 

Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer and her cast, Devin Badgett and Kelly Shipe. Click image for more images from our photographers: LIGHTWORKS Nomadic Photobooth

Volunteer Rita Mitas and master percussionist Val Serrant (Drum to Steeldrum).

Filmmaker Al Robbins (THE NEXT DAY) and his cast DeAnna Dawn and her daughter Summer participate in a Q&A at the SF Public Library.

Festival founder and curator Adrienne Anderson (left) with actress/singer DeAnna Dawn (THE NEXT DAY) and her daughter Summer.

Festival founder and curator Adrienne Anderson and filmmaker/actress Kathleen Antonia.

Festival founder Adrienne Anderson (left) and Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer with the star of her film Devin Badgett (THE UNFORGIVING MINUTE)

The Oakland Post article (PDF)