|| San Diego Black Film Festival
The San Diego Black Film Festival's mission is to preserve and promote African American & African Diaspora Cinema. Established in 2002 and held each year in late January, the San Diego Black Film Festival has grown to become one of the largest black film festivals in the country.
Our motto is "Spotlight on African American & African Diaspora Cinema." We screen over 100 films each year: Comedy, Drama, Documentaries, Animation, GLBT, Horror, Religious, Foreign/African Diaspora, Shorts, Feature Films and music videos.
As the first and largest black film festival of the year, numerous other film festival reps scout new films from us for their event. Simply put, each year the San Diego Black Film Festival will premiere a large percentage of the independent films that will prove successful throughout the year at other film festivals.
Admission/Costs: $10 per film, festival passes available. Special event tickets extra.
4425 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, CA 92122
Dates and times:
From January 31 to February 3, 2019
Thursday, January 31, Opening Night Film - 7:00 PM
Friday, February 1, films begin at 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 2 - films begin at 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 3 - Closing Day, films begin at 11:00 AM
For more information, please visit: www.sdbff.com
|| Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Coronado School of the Arts presents a theatrical version of "one of the most famous documents of World War II/ The memoirs of a young, Jewish girl, forced to hide for nearly two years to escape Nazi persecution, are an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of our human history." Kim Strassburger directs.
Coronado School of the Arts
650 D Avenue
San Diego, CA 92118
Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, February 1 until Saturday, February 9 - 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
|| Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Broadway Theater stages Mark St. Germain's theatrical biography of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Before she became a pioneering radio sex and relationship therapist, she fled the Nazis, was a sniper for the Haganah in Jerusalem, and much more.
The Broadway Theatre
340 E. Broadway
Vista CA 92084
Ongoing from Thursday, January 17 until Sunday, February 3, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
For more information, please visit: www.broadwayvista.biz
|| Stage: Bojo's Place
To commemorate Black History Month, Community Actors Theatre presents Jennie Hamilton's "finger popping, toe tapping, "HOT" musical revue, celebrating the Blues, Jazz, Pop, Rock & Roll, MoTown, and those who made them possible." Earl Hamilton, Jr., directs with choreography by Patty Faye and musical direction by Kimberly Coburn.
Admission/Cost: $15 - $18
Community Actors Theatre
2957 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
Dates & times:
Ongoing until Sunday, February 17 - 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
|| Film: Hisham Mayet-Oulaya's Wedding
Space Time is pleased to host Hisham Mayet, filmmaker and co-founder of Sublime Frequencies. Mayet's latest film, Oulaya's Wedding, features Group Doueh in an impressionistic account of love, family, gender roles and ecstatic music in the Sahara desert.
Admission/Cost: $5 - $7
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
Sunday, February 3 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
|| Stage: Aubergine
San Diego Repertory Theatre presents "Aubergine," an unforgettable story of love, family and the healing power of food.
Ray believes in the power of food. As a gourmet chef, he's seen a bowl of berries help a woman to fall in love. He's heard stories of a meal prepared by a mother to keep a son from leaving home and moving to the other side of the world. Now with the help of his uncle, who arrives unexpectedly from Korea, Ray is tasked with preparing a family soup recipe to keep his father alive.
When words fail, a home-cooked meal transcends differences in this touching story of intergenerational connectedness, forgiveness and the sweetest spice of life: love. As a Korean family struggles to relate across emotional and cultural divides, it's the ingredients they share in common that lead to understanding. "Aubergine" is a mouthwatering meditation on the beauty of life where hope is no mere ingredient—it's the main course.
The show runs Jan. 24 through Feb. 17, 2019, in the Lyceum Space Theatre in Horton Plaza. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the San Diego REP Box Office, by calling the box office at (61) 544-1000, or online at sdrep.org
Admission/Cost: $25 - $69
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
Multiple dates from January 24 to February 17, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM (No show 2/5)
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Matinees 2/3, 2/9 & 2/16 - 2:00 PM
For more information, please visit: www.sdrep.org