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Dubbed “The Black Sundance,” the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) is an annual 4-day celebration of Black Cinema drawing together established filmmakers, popular film and TV stars, writers, directors, industry executives, emerging artists, and diverse audiences from Southern California and around the world. HBFF’s INFOTAINMENT CONFERENCE features a wealth of informational panels and workshops covering a wide variety of topics which include: film production, distribution and marketing, pitching, writing for television and film, in addition to specific programs designed to inform and educate actors.

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Saturday, October 27 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
White Space (50 Shades)

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Director - Maya Washington

Producers - Freddy F. Hakimi, Samantha Manalang

Exact Running Time -9:00

Country of Production - U S A

Website/Trailer - http://whitespacepoetry.blogspot.com/

 

Synopsis:

White Space follows the inner life of a deaf performance poet as he makes his debut at an open-mic night for a hearing audience. Can the language of the heart emancipate the inner voice, transcending the white space between a hearing audience and a deaf man's soul?


Filmmaker/Storyteller Finalist
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Maya Washington

Writer/Director, White Space
With our film, White Space, we are using poetry and film to expose audiences to the beauty of ASL (American Sign Language). In addition to festival screenings, our parent organization, White Space Poetry Project, offers live poetry performances, readings and writing workshops for all ages in the community. We're making a difference in the world, one audience at a time.


Saturday October 27, 2012 3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Montalban 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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