Preserve the Heritage...Embrace the Experience!
Preserve the Heritage...
Embrace the Experience!

Programming  /  Film

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The Hayti Heritage Film Festival in Durham, NC is a signature event each year to keep Southern Black film alive. New and veteran artists screen films before a diverse crowd of film enthusiasts while vendors provide great food, beverages, arts and crafts. The Center preserves and advances the heritage and culture of the historic Hayti community in Durham, NC and the African American experience through programs that benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally.


In 2019 we celebrate its 25th anniversary, which will run from Thursday, February 14th through Saturday, February 16th. With an array of classic Black cinema, cutting-edge documentary and fictional shorts and features, master classes, and more, we anticipate the 2019 season to be a watershed moment for Black filmmaking in the South.


Full festival passes are now on sale here.


Check back for schedule updates, day passes and individual ticket sales. Remember to join our Facebook page @haytifilmfest.


Become a sponsor for the festival that everyone will be talking about! Sponsorships include all-festival access, special screenings, and the opening reception. Contact us at film@hayti.org.






There are no upcoming exhibitions for this category at this time. Please check back again soon as we add new events regularly.

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