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Black Love Stories in Film: Panel Discussion

posted by Nell Minow

“Black Love Stories in Film: Where is the Romance?”
The Kansas City public library is hosting a panel discussion with filmmakers, actors and industry insiders to discuss Hollywood’s take on black love in movies. This panel discussion draws from contemporary films as well as the earliest days of cinema history in order to provide a complete perspective on how African Americans have been portrayed in film when it comes to romance and love.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
The Kansas City Public Library
Central Library
Helzberg Auditorium
14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Reception: 6:00 p.m.
Program: 6:30 p.m.

RSVP: kclibrary.org 816.701.3407
PANELISTS:
Diallo Javonne, French Filmmaker
Shawn Edwards, Fox 4 News Film Critic
Jenee Osterheldt, Kansas City Star Lifestyle Columnist
Damon Smith, Ink Relationship Columnist
Tasha Smith, “The Unreal Housewives of Kansas City” Actress
Sean Tyler, Hot 103 Jamz Radio Personality
MODERATOR:
Sharita Hutton Fox 4 News Anchor/Reporter



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