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New Fifth Ward Documentary Film Festival Focuses On Black Cinema And Art

Jolie Rocke Brown from Texas Southern University tells us more about the films being screened at the festival.

The historic DeLuxe Theater in Houston’s Fifth Ward.

This weekend (Aug. 4-6, 2017), the DeLuxe Theater in Houston’s Fifth Ward will host the first-ever Fifth Ward Documentary Film Festival, which focuses on African-American films and art.

Jolie Rocke Brown from Texas Southern University tells us more about her collaboration with the theater and her choice to screening three films at the festival: Mickey Leland: Citizen of the World, Porgy and Me, and I Am Not Your Negro.

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