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Saturday Night
VIP Reception

With Guest Speaker
Felicia D. Henderson

Join us for an exclusive evening at the Figge Art Museum on Saturday for our VIP reception and Guest Speaker; enjoy complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

The evening features distinguished filmmaker Felicia D. Henderson, creator of Showtime's Emmy-nominated series Soul Food. Engage with Henderson as she shares insights from her acclaimed career and her new short film,

The Rebel Girls.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate the art of filmmaking. We look forward to seeing you at the Figge Art Museum!


RSVP now for an unforgettable evening of celebration, inspiration, and culinary delights.


Event Details

The Pulling Focus African American Film Festival celebrates the Cinema of the Black Diaspora in honor of Juneteenth.

Date: Saturday, June 8th
Reception: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Guest Speaker Felicia D Henderson: 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: The Figge Art Museum

225 West 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801

Also, during our 4-day Film Festival, you will experience captivating films, engaging conversations, and cultural connections. Discover the diverse stories of African American filmmakers and commemorate Juneteenth, the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.

For more information, contact us at (563) 594-2016 or

This event is free and open to the public.

We look forward to celebrating with you at the Pulling Focus African American Film Festival!

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