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San Diego Black Film Festival 2010 is Here!



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     This weekend, the 8th annual 2010 San Diego Black Film Festival will be hosting black filmmakers from all over the world at the Regal United Artists Theatre, Horton Plaza. This year over 100 African American and African Diaspora films will be featured at one of the west coast’s largest red carpet events. Robin Givens, Godfrey Danchimah, Danny Glover, Bobby Brown, Julie Belafonte, Vanessa Williams and Kenneth Gamble are just a couple of the of the award winning celebrities that will be lighting up the streets at the Courtyard by the Marriot in downtown San Diego. Starting January 28th through the 31st, films will be screened daily during the duration of the festival as well as special morning screening times January 28-29 for dedicated family viewing.  Be sure to visit for more information. Below are the scheduled events for the weekend.


    Schedule of Events
    Thursday January 28 (Opening Day)
    6pm (Courtyard by Marriott, 6th & Broadway)
    Opening Films
    7:30pm (UA Theatre, Horton Plaza)
    Friday January 29
    Early-Bird Film Screenings
    3pm (UA Theatre, Horton Plaza)
    Red Carpet Arrivals
    5:30pm (4th & E Street)
    Red Carpet Reception
    5:30pm-7pm (UA Theatre upper level)
    Prime Film Screenings
    7:30pm (UA Theatre)
    Shaft Superfly Party
    10pm (W Hotel)
    Saturday January 30
    Filmmaker's Breakfast
    9am (Courtyard by Marriott)
    Morning Screenings
    11am (UA Theatre)
    Panel Discussion I
    11am (Courtyard by Marriott)
    Panel Discussion II
    1pm (Courtyard by Marriott)
    Afternoon Screenings
    1pm-3pm (UA Theatre)
    Filmmaker's Meet & Greet
    2pm-4pm (UA Theatre upper level)
    Prime Screenings
    4pm-8pm (UA Theatre)
    Mixer/Cocktail Reception
    8pm (Westin Emerald Plaza)
    Awards Dinner & Gala
    9pm (Westin Emerald Plaza)
    Awards Party
    10pm (Westin Emerald Plaza)
    Sunday January 31 (Closing Day)
    The Wrap Brunch
    9:30am (UA Theatre, upper level)
    Closing Films
    11am (UA Theatre)