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Please make plans to attend The International Black Docufest at the High Museum of Art. The High is located in Midtown Atlanta at:
1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309
Some films of particular interest are:
“Queens of Sound”
(Friday at 7:35pm, 9/19/08)
Director: Sandra Krampelhuber
Country Focus: Jamaica
Through in-depth interviews and performances, explore the long neglected female side of Reggae and Dancehall music. This documentary will introduce audiences to three generations of women artists who share their personal stories of past and present struggles, successes, and dreams in the male-dominated business.
“This Far By Faith: Barbados Centenarians”
(Saturday at 12:15pm, 9/20/08)
Director: Cassandra Hollis
Country Focus: Barbados
The island of Barbados has the world’s 2nd highest per capita number of centenarians (adults who are 100 years of age or older). This documentary will allow you to explore the factors that contribute to this wonderful phenomenon. (Atlanta premiere)
For more on the film festival please visit http://www.internationalblackdocufest.com/festival.html