July 14, 2020

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Chase the Warriors, SF BATCO's "Death & The Artist, "Oakland Int'l Film Fest, Trip with SFNCBW & More
September 7, 2019

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Lights, Camera, Action! 
The 17th Oakland International Film Festival (OIFF17) kicks off a series of independent film screenings, panels, and special events on featuring and networking independent filmmakers and amplifying the stories they tell.
Day 1 will begin with an OIFF17 press conference at RBA Creative, 3718 MacArthur Boulevard in the Laurel District 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., followed by a pre- festival 4:00 p.m. reception at Cana's Bar and Parlor,530 Lake Park Avenue (just a few doors away from The Grand Lake Theatre), followed by a series of short films at The Historic Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Avenue, from 6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

The first set of short films will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Link for tickets to the screening of the first set of short films is here: The second set of short films at The Grand Lake Theatre will begin at 8: 45 p.m.  Link for tickets to the screening of the second set of short films is here https://www.oiff.org/tc-events/openingshort2/.

For the complete schedule, tickets, visit: http://oiff.org/schedule and http://oiff.org/tickets, respectively. Click Here For OIFF Public Service Announcements For Your Organization to Use.

Day of Action News from Community Leader Roberto Hernandez
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Art is "Más" than Entertainment...
In advance of Dia de los Muertos, The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SF BATCO) generates laughter and lively thought as it examines life and death with dramedy, "Death and The Artist," October 17 (preview) through November 3, 2019  at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.
Touching on moral questions we all face about life, death, inequity, and immigration, with a diverse cast and Latino culture at the heart of its creative adaptation, BATCO's "Death and the Artist," dramedy juggles the past and present.  Click the image or here for more information.  Reserve Your Tickets Here.
News Courtesy of Community Leader Lynnette White...
"Changemakers" Book Launch & Mural Celebration
4 p.m.  |  Thursday, Sept. 12
Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, 1050 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Pictured: The mural artist and community leader, 
the late Eugene White.
The citywide celebration and book launch of Changemakers: African American Leaders in San Francisco Who Made a Difference, an illustrated book of 95 biographies of civic leaders depicted on the exterior murals of the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center - will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the original murals commissioned in 1999 by activist Leonard "Lefty" Gordon and former President of SF Board of Supervisors Wendy Nelder and funded by Mayor Brown's Neighborhood Beautification Fund. 
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