City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor


SUBJECT:   One-night-only screening of local adoption story 'Closure'
11/18/2013  10:00:00 AM

One-night-only screening of local adoption story 'Closure'
Thursday, November 21, 7 pm at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Seattle WA, — In honor of National Adoption Month, the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute will present a special one-night only screening of the documentary ‘Closure.' The film follows Angela, an African-American woman raised by a Caucasian couple in a large, multiracial family in Washington State after being adopted at one year. As Angela grows older the unanswered questions about her birth story compel her to search for answers. Filmed and edited by her husband Bryan Tucker, the documentary follows Angela through her two-year search for her birth family. Several twists and surprising revelations ultimately lead Angela across the country to Tennessee, where she comes face to face with her birth mother and meets family members who never knew of her existence, including her birth father. Angela and Bryan Tucker will be in the audience for a post-screening Q&A. Tickets available via Adults $10, Seniors $7, Students $6.

Co-sponsored by the Central District's Good Hair Salon and Amara Parenting.

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Instittue | Preserving the legacy.
LHPAI celebrates, nurtures, presents, and preserves African American and Diaspora performing arts, cultural wealth and iconic legacies. Named for the prolific African American artist Langston Hughes, LHPAI represents the pluralism of local, national and global Black people, in the media platforms of film, dance, theatre and music.

Office of Arts & Culture | Making art work.
We envision a city driven by creativity that provides the opportunity for everyone to engage in diverse arts and cultural experiences. We are supported by the 16-member Seattle Arts Commission, citizen volunteers appointed by the mayor and City Council.

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