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Carrie Cifuentes

DBFF: Marital tit for tat spat in Potato Potahto

Potato Potahto pits a Nigerian couple in a split home, torn by divorce. In the crossover space of the kitchen, they end up sharing the same food unawares, after interventions by unsuspecting household help. He adds sugar, and she adds honey, but does that difference in preference mean they can't sip…

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DBFF: Talking heads, dancing hands

Enjoy black speech on the silver screen and live at the Denton Black Film Festival A single word can pack a powerful punch. It can sweep you off your feet. It can transport you to a world miles away, years distant. A handful of words scattered into the wind can settle around your feet and fall into…

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Denton Black Film Festival's Spoken Word

Vibrant verbs at Spoken Word Open Mic No microphone was necessary for most at the Open Mic on Saturday night. In the already intimate space of the Point Bank Black Box Theatre, draped with floor-length curtains, the small audience was enclosed into the web of words woven by the spoken word artists…

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DBFF: Baseball provides life lessons in Take Me Out

Take Me Out A street peddler whistles the familiar tune, and a young boy eagerly yanks on his father’s sleeve. “Can we go see it, pop? Oh, please will you take me out to the ball game?” It’s usually the kid, I imagine, begging the parent to watch or play sports. “Take Me Out” opens with this song…

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