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ACES // Artists of Color Expo & Symposium 2021
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ACES is a BIPOC-centered and led art conference. Our vision is to establish a space for artists of color to celebrate and center ourselves. We are coming together with intentionality to value our work and see one another as resources, while focusing on the challenges and solutions we face as artists of color in the Pacific Northwest.
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Saturday, May 15 • 2:20pm - 2:50pm
From Novel to Animated Sci-Fi Short Film: A journey with author, director, producer and screenwriter Dorothy Sekabira

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Merri Ann Osborne, Executive Director of The Mahogany Project, talks with multi-disciplinary artist Dorothy Sekabira about her journey from novelist to animated filmmaker.

With her story ‘Rescue 2050’ serving as a backdrop, Merri Ann and Dorothy will explore how her passion for science fiction and fantasy informs her work, discuss the process of transforming a novel to film, and share with viewers the challenges and celebrations Dorothy encountered along the way. This presentation will include a viewing of ‘Rescue 2050’ and Q&A in chat if possible.

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Merri Ann Osborne

Merri Ann Osborne is the Executive Director of the Mahogany Project (TMP). Since 2006, TMP has collaborated with established and emerging artists from the African diaspora by producing and showcasing their work. We are dedicated to supporting artists and sharing the diverse perspectives... Read More →
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Dorothy Sekabira

Writer, Jaguza Productions
Dorothy Sekabira is a writer and film director. She wrote and directed the short film Dole (the doll) (2012) and an animated sci-fi short film, Rescue 2050 (2019), for her novel of the same title short film. She has pitched on multiple occasions at the Great American Pitchfest in... Read More →


Saturday May 15, 2021 2:20pm - 2:50pm PDT
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