BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2434@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100612T000000Z DTEND:20100613T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Mixed Roots Film &amp\; Literary Festival is a fiscally spo nsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts\, and every year br ings together film and book lovers\, innovative and emerging artists\, and Mixed families for two days of workshops\, readings\, film screenings\, a children's event and a live performance.\n\nThe Festival has showcased ma ny talented filmmakers\, writers\, and performers including Rebecca Walker \, Kip Fulbeck\, Danzy Senna\, Kim Wayans &amp\; Kevin Knotts\, Angela Nis sel\, Neil Aitken\, Sundee Frasier\, Karyn Parsons and many\, many more.\n \nThe festival dates coincide with Loving Day\, a global network of annual events celebrating the 1967 Loving decision affirming the right of people of different races to marry. The Loving Prize\, presented during the fest ival\, is awarded annually to outstanding artists\, storytellers and commu nity leaders for inspirational dedication to celebrating and illuminating the Mixed racial and cultural experience. Past recipients of the prize are : James McBride\, Kip Fulbeck\, Angela Nissel\, and Maria P.P. Root.\n\n<s trong>Saturday\, June 12</strong>\n<strong>11:00AM-12:30PM</strong> Short film program:\nTokyo Equinox (Dir. Yuri Makino)\; Mixed Mexican (Dir. Thom as Lopez)\; Unreserved (Dir. Tracy Rector)\; Crayola Monologues (Dir. Nath an Gibbs)\; MiXeD Me &amp\; MASC (Dir. Kristen Lee)\n\n<strong>11:00PM-4:0 0PM</strong> Mixed Marketplace: featuring artworks\, clothing\, products a nd organizations promoting the Mixed experience&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>1:00PM-2 :00PM</strong> Readings\, Q&amp\;A\, book signing featuring\nCarleen Brice \, Kevin Minh Allen\, Jason Luckett\, Kerina C. Pharr\n\n<strong>2:00PM-3: 15PM</strong> &ldquo\;Black\, White and Yellow&rdquo\; (Dir. Nicole Koschm ann)\nFeature film screening and Q&amp\;A\n\n<strong>3:30PM-4:30PM</strong > Readings\, Q&amp\;A\, book signing featuring\nMarie Mutsuki Mockett\, Ta ra Betts\, Celina Martinez\, Monique Fields\n\n<strong>4:45PM-5:45PM</stro ng> &ldquo\;A Family is a Family is a Family: A Rosie O&rsquo\;Donnell Cel ebration&rdquo\; (Dir. Amy Schatz)\nFeature film screening\n\n<strong>Sund ay\, June 13</strong>\n<strong>11:00PM-4:00PM</strong> Mixed Marketplace: featuring artworks\, clothing\, hair products and organizations promoting the Mixed experience\n\n<strong>11:30AM-12:30PM</strong> Panel: &ldquo\;Ex ploring the Historical Context for Contemporary Stories of the Mixed Exper ience&rdquo\;\nModerated by KTLA&rsquo\;s award-winning co-anchor Frank Bu ckley\n\n<strong>1:00PM-3:00PM</strong> &ldquo\;Off &amp\; Running&rdquo\; (Dir. Nicole Opper)\nFeature film screening and Q&amp\;A\n\n<strong>3:30P M-4:15PM</strong> Readings\, Q&amp\;A\, book signing featuring\nHeidi W. D urrow\, Neil Aitken\, &amp\; Susan Ito\n\n<strong>4:30PM-6:00PM</strong> B iracial Not Black Damn It-Part 2 (Dir. Carolyn Battle Cochran)\nFeature fi lm screening and Q&amp\;A\n\nFor schedule information\, visit <a href="htt p://mxroots.org/" target="_blank">mxroots.org</a>. The festival is free an d is and open to the public!\n\nIn conjunction with the exhibition <a href ="http://www.janm.org/exhibits/mixed/" target="_blank">Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids by Kip Fulbeck</a> at the Japanese American National Mus eum. SUMMARY:Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival URL:/en/events/2010/06/12/mixed-roots-film-literary-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR