San Francisco Black Film Festival Tradition Stands Strong...XXI Strong
As one considers the recent headlines generated by the Pew Research Center's
"Views on Race 2019"
and it's related "
Americans See Advantages and Challenges in Country's Racial and Ethnic Diversity
," the vision of San Francisco Black Film Festival Founder, Ave Montague comes into view with even more focus.
As Ave Montague began twenty-one years ago, her vision was to create an even playing field for independent filmmakers to create films for, by and about the
worldwide African Diaspora in a space where everyone was welcome, no matter the race. Her legacy of promoting better racial understanding continues with her son, Kali O'Ray and daughter in law, Katera Crossley. The San Francisco Chronicle article a few years back gives a glimpse of the generational vision in
"The San Francisco Black Film Festival Isn't Just for One Race.
to see the line up for this year's San Francisco Black Film Festival, XXI, June 13-16.
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