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The Fort Worth Film Commission and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will present special screenings of Channing Godfrey Peoples’ Doretha’s Blues and Miss Juneteenth.

Doretha’s Blues is a short film which tells the story of Doretha goes out for an evening drink at her local watering hole when a news story dredges up old memories. It premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival.

In Miss Juneteenth, Nicole Beharie stars as Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, who prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.

Both films were shot in Fort Worth's Historic Southside and Como neighborhoods.

The Fort Worth Film Commission and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will present special screenings of Channing Godfrey Peoples’ Doretha’s Blues and Miss Juneteenth.

Doretha’s Blues is a short film which tells the story of Doretha goes out for an evening drink at her local watering hole when a news story dredges up old memories. It premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival.

In Miss Juneteenth, Nicole Beharie stars as Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, who prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.

Both films were shot in Fort Worth's Historic Southside and Como neighborhoods.

The Fort Worth Film Commission and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will present special screenings of Channing Godfrey Peoples’ Doretha’s Blues and Miss Juneteenth.

Doretha’s Blues is a short film which tells the story of Doretha goes out for an evening drink at her local watering hole when a news story dredges up old memories. It premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival.

In Miss Juneteenth, Nicole Beharie stars as Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, who prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.

Both films were shot in Fort Worth's Historic Southside and Como neighborhoods.

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WHERE

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
http://www.themodern.org/

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$7-$10
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