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SFF 2016: Screening Southern Women

Exploring Musical Traditions & Stereotypes in Popular Film

Founded in 2010 to explore how the distinctiveness of the South has been portrayed onscreen, the Southern Film Festival brings together films and those involved in their making with constructive commentary.

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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Save the dates! The 2016 Southern Film Festival will take place Thursday, September 15- 17, 2016. Our theme this year is Screening Southern Women. Films include:

Bastard out of Carolina (1996)

Featuring special guest, author Dorothy Allison.

The Life and Times of Elizabeth Keckly (2014)

Christmas Wedding Baby (2014)

With special guest, writer/director Kiara Jones.