As one of the largest black film festivals in the country, the San Diego Black Film Festival celebrates black movies and production in an effort to preserve African-American film legacy.
Held each year in late January, the festival draws thousands of film lovers to San Diego, and celebrities don’t miss out on the action, either. Jay-Z made an appearance last year, further solidifying it as an attraction for the who's who in black culture.
Hosted by the San Diego Black Film Foundation, the four-day festival screens more than 100 films from all genres, including comedy, drama, documentaries, animation, gay themes, horror and music videos. The festival also features a party and a fashion show.
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