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TPAFF and Black History Month

18 December 2007 at 04:40 | 1097 views

The dialogue resumes in February 2008! TPAFF begins its Black History Month celebration in Burnaby at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, and will travel to other communities in Metro Vancouver and surrounding Gulf Islands throughout February into the middle of March.

Date: Saturday February 2nd through Sunday March 2nd, 2008.

Address: 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Deer Lake Park Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3.
Please check the website at for updates.


Travelling Pan African Film & Arts Festival (TPAFF).

Theme: Celebrating our Cultural Diversity, Embracing our Human Kinship ( diversity.kinship).

Co-presented by The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Deer Lake Park
Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3

The Travelling Pan African Film & Arts Festival (TPAFF), an extension of the VPAFF - is celebrating cultural diversity , and embracing human kinship via films, the arts, lectures, and workshops on February 2nd, 2008.

TPAFF goers will experience a variety of films such as "Killer of Sheep" by renowned director Charles Burnett, workshops such as ’African Drumming - Methodology’, Youth and Anti-bullying presentations, the significance of Black History Month in our Canadian heritage, a Cabaret Pavilion "Color Me Black" featuring an eclectic mix of music, song, dance, photography, visual art, spoken word, comedy, DJ’s, tapestry, fashion show and juggling, lectures such as ’African/ "Black" Canadian History in British Columbia’, and more. A jam-packed entertainment and educational package is sure to leave TPAFF goers longing for the next installation.

Cast yourself by visiting where diversity, kinship lives in our communal experience. Festival passes available/ Workshops by donation/ "Rwanda Rising" & "Sierra Leone - Refugees All Stars" - DVD & CD’s also available.

To volunteer at the TPAFF contact

Rwanda Rising DVDs on Sale NOW!
Thanks yet again for your email requests for Rwanda Rising. The price is set by the director of Rwanda Rising at $25 USD per DVD payable to the Andrew Young Foundation. The Vancouver Pan African Film & Arts Festival is happy assist you in obtaining a copy.I have 25 copies for sale, first come first served!

Make Money Order payable to the Andrew Young Foundation in the amount of $25 USD (per DVD so 3 DVDs @ 3x25 =$75 USD).

Contact me or mail a return envelope with postage to the VPAFF address and I’ll mail it in to you. Alternatively, you can contact the VPAFF for the exchange in person.

For more info on the Pan African Film & Arts Festival and upcoming shows, please visit the website at

U. Ebony


PO Box 2994 , Station Main

Vancouver , BC V6B 3X4