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Directed by: Rebeca Huntt

Runtime: 79 min

Year: 2021

Country: USA

Rated: R

Restrictions: Strong language

Language: English, Spanish

Film Type: Documentary

Featuring a Q&A by the Black, Bold & Brilliant team with film director Rebeca Huntt via zoom

First-time feature filmmaker Rebeca “Beba” Huntt undertakes an unflinching exploration of her own identity in the remarkable coming-of-age documentary/cinematic memoir BEBA. Reflecting on her childhood and adolescence in New York City as the daughter of a Dominican father and Venezuelan mother, Huntt investigates the historical, societal, and generational trauma she’s inherited and ponders how those ancient wounds have shaped her, while simultaneously considering the universal truths that connect us all as humans. Throughout BEBA, Huntt searches for a way to forge her own creative path amid a landscape of intense racial and political unrest. Poetic, powerful and profound, BEBA is a courageous, deeply human self-portrait of an Afro-Latina artist hungry for knowledge and yearning for connection.


Black, Bold & Brilliant is proudly presented by Utah Film Center with support from KRCL.




BBB, as part of our free film programming, is supported by the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation and the Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation.



BBB is also supported by  the Salt Lake Arts Council, Utah Humanities (UH), and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Official Selection:

Toronto International Film Festival 2021, Berlinale 2022, Miami Film Festival 2022, CPH:DOX 2022, Doc Aviv - The Tel Aviv International Film Festival 2022, Tribeca Film Festival 2022

Wednesday, March 1 @ 7:00 PM

In Person |

The City Library


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