Hayti Heritage film festival

It’s Festival Time!

Black southern film y'all


Durham, NC


March 7-9, 2024

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Schedule / Lineup

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Early-bird tickets on sale Summer 2022

Festival FAQ

How to festival

Springhill Suites

705 S. Mangum St., Durham, North Carolina 27701

(984) 983-8003


Unscripted Hotel

202 Corcoran Street, Durham, NC 27701

(984) 329-9500


21c Museum Hotel

111 N. Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701

(919) 956-6700

1. Hayti Parking Lot on Fayetteville Street – can be accessed from Fayetteville or Lakewood Streets

2. Lakewood Street on RIGHT side only (the side next to the Hayti Heritage Center)

3. *Old Fayetteville Street (The back side of the Hayti Heritage Center)

4. Overflow parking at the Carolina Times Newspaper lot, located on *Old Fayetteville Street Near the Hayti Heritage Center

5. Additional festival parking is available inside the Heritage Square parking lot located at 401 E Lakewood Ave, between St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church and Pelican’s Snowballs


*Note that Old Fayetteville Street is a different road than Fayetteville Street

Want to spend less time parking so you can focus on the festival experience? Consider carpooling with other attendees or using ride sharing services such as Uber or Lyft. 

We’ll have food trucks and onsite popcorn, snacks, and beverages. There are also area restaurants.

Shuttle Schedule

We encourage you to park in the public lots nearest to 21c Museum Hotel (so the Corcoran St. garage as well as the garage attached to Unscripted Hotel).  The shuttle will pick up & return near the Bull statue on the corner of Corcoran & Parrish streets.

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Festival merch

Black Southern Film Y'all Tee


Two 'Black Southern Film Y'all' Tees

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Spike Julie Ava Ryan and Me tee


Two 'Spike Julie Ava Ryan and Me' tees

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Black Southern Film Y'all Hoodie


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February 23
6:30 pM

Hayti Heritage Center

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