Capital City Black Film Festival to screen 67 films

Four Austin filmmakers are among those chosen


This year’s Capital City Black Film Festival will feature the work of 67 filmmakers who will have their movies screened as part of the eighth annual Austin-based fest.

New short films, documentaries, and feature-length movies from filmmakers all over the country will be shown during the virtual festival Dec. 4-6.

Four Austin filmmakers are among those whose films will screen:

  • Chris Haywood’s “Hashtags and Halos” is a short documentary that follows artist Chris Rogers through his journey of creating a large mural in Austin that inspires people to wake up to the reality black people face in America.
  • Ali Hopson’s “Bajo La Luna” is a compilation of dance solos and choreographed works by Ballet East Dance Company during the COVID-19 shutdown.
  • Isaac Rowe’s feature film “Man in Me: The Documentary” invites us on a heartfelt journey exploring boyhood and fatherhood, while recounting stories of pain and profound healing.
  • Ya’Ke Smith‘s “The Pandemic Chronicles” talks about love and grief during quarantine.

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