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Black Heritage Film Festival

Black Heritage Film Festival


February 09, 2019 to February 09, 2019
12:00 PM until 05:00 PM


Features Oklahoma filmmakers and films pertaining to the Sooner State.

Featured films include “Celebrating the Lady: 2nd Street, the Making of the Charlie Christian Jazz Festival,” by Harold Jones; “Forest Anderson: The Black Oklahoma Millionaire,” by David P. Lee; “Douglass High School: A Legacy of Striving for Excellence,” by Stanford White; “From Dunjee to Star Spencer,” by Willie Baker; “And They Called Us Colored,” by Dr. Tonya Anderson; “Where the Legends Went,” by Oscar D. Ray; and never-before-seen films of late Langston University historian-in-residence Currie Ballard, presented by Bruce Fisher. After each showing the filmmaker will be available for questions from the audience.

At 2:30 p.m. writer and producer Robert Burch from OETA and ShIronbutterfly Ray of Muskogee’s Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival will lead a discussion for amateur filmmakers on the process of documentary production. Moderated by Joyce Jackson, publisher and editor of Shades of Oklahoma magazine, the workshop will focus on the resources available to filmmakers and how to submit a documentary for inclusion in film festivals.

The festival is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.


Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr,
Oklahoma City, OK , US
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