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Diversity Film Festival

Disruption & Dilemma 

About

The theme for the 2019 TCC Diversity Film Festival is Disruption & Dilemma. All selected films are related to the theme.

Diversity Film Festival runs April 14-28 at The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Ave., Tacoma 98402

Information and preview about each film can be found below.

Admission details:

  • $8 matinee
  • $10.50 evening
  • $8.50 military (w/military ID)
  • FREE to TCC students (w/TCC student ID)

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

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RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history.

Sunday, April 14 2pm Gala Opening Night

Colour Me

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COLOUR ME is a documentary film that will change the way you think about race. We follow motivational speaker Anthony McLean into the ethnically explosive city of Brampton, Ontario - where is his forced to critically examine his own identity while mentoring six youth grappling with theirs. At a time when statistics on black youth in crime, drop-outs, and pregnancy are rising, we ask 'why' while exploring the confines of race, the complexity of identity and the need to find our voice.

Wednesday, April 17, 2pm & 6:30pm 

The Way He Looks

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Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Thursday, April 18 2pm & 6:30pm

Anote’s Ark

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A look at the devastating effects that climate change has on the people living on Kiribati, a low-lying atoll in the Pacific.

Tuesday, April 23 2pm & 6:30pm

New Frontier

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New Frontier: A short film that explores and honors people of color’s histories and contributions to our country specifically from 1860-1895 a.k.a. the Old West.

Thursday, April 25 2pm & 6:30pm

Jinn

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Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person, prompting Summer to reevaluate her identity.
Dessert Social following film.

Sunday, April 28 2pm

 

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