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Honolulu African American Film Festival 2020: Opening Night Tribute to Toni Morrison


Feb 15, 2020
06:00 PM


Literary titan and icon Toni Morrison (February 18, 1931-August 5, 2019) shaped a generation of black writers and inspired millions of readers across the globe. For the opening night of the Honolulu African American Film Festival, we invite you to join us as we pay tribute to a woman who expanded our understanding of humanity by centering the experience of black female lives and elevating the written language. Experience a special program full of poetry, music, food, and good company in celebration of Toni Morrison's 89th birthday (February 18) and her enduring legacy.


Opening Reception + Performances 
The reception admission includes a buffet dinner in the museum’s Luce Pavilion cafe. Come dressed for a night of celebration with live entertainment and poetry readings inspired by Toni Morrison’s work. The reception and performances precede the film Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, which screens at 8 p.m.




View map Doris Duke Theatre
900 S Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI

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