Harvey B. Gantt Center | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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Harvey B. Gantt Center

551 S. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-547-3700

The second annual Define American Film Festival comes to Charlotte, NC May 11-13, 2017, in partnership with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. All events will be held at the Gantt Center.

Audience-goers will get an entertaining and informative look at the immigrant experience across a range of cultures. Each screening will be followed by panel discussions featuring filmmakers, actors, and local advocates. 

Films highlighted include "Dolores," about civil rights activist and icon Dolores Huerta; "Meet the Patels," a romantic comedy/documentary about the family of Charlottean Ravi Patel; "White People," which Define American Co-Founder & CEO Jose Antonio Vargas directed and hosted for MTV; and "Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?" which explores how African women here and in West Africa wrestle with concepts like race, complexion, gender, and heritage.   

Information & Amenities
Admission:Admission Details: $5 per film / $25 for weekend pass + service fees
Age Range:All Ages
Facility Amenities:Accessible by Public Transportation, ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Parking off site
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Payment Methods:American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Type:African-American, Art, Lecture, Seminar & Workshop, LGBT, Literary & Storytelling
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