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Black Film Festival continues in Montgomery


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) The 12th annual Black Film Festival is continuing in Montgomery.

The movies scheduled for screenings Saturday at the Capri Theatre include the Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." Also on tap is "Sisters of Selma: Bearing Witness to Change," which is about a group of nuns who joined in civil rights protests in the city in 1965.

The festival opened Friday in a theater at Alabama State University.

The free festival is sponsored by Alabama State's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture. The theme of this year's festival is "Celebrating the African-American Spirit."

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