In Person Festival returns January 25-29, 2023 

Festival Screenings

The Full Film Lineup will be announced Friday, Dec. 14.

Imitation of Life

The 1959 classic will serve as our opening night film for the 2019 Denton Black Film Festival.

We’re so proud that we’ll be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Imitation of Life, with the 1959 classic serving as our opening film for the festival.

Legendary actress Juanita Moore will be highlighted for her nomination for Best Supporting Actress by the Academy Awards for her role. The movie, which dealt with issues of race and class, also featured such female greats as Mahalia Jackson, Lana Turner, Sandra Dee and Susan Kohner. In all more than 60 films will be screened at the festival.

Purchase your discounted VIP passes at the early bird price to see this emotional drama, as well as the other 5+ dozen films that will be screened. Early bird sale ends Dec. 13. Whether you’ve seen the movie a hundred times or whether this will be the first time for you, it’s a wonderful opportunity to see this piece on the big screen.