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First Person Arts Festival

Celebrating 12 years of storytelling

First Person Arts

Poet Sonia Sanchez Credit: Photo by Erika Vonie


November 6-16, 2013


Now in its 12th year, the First Person Festival of Memoir and Documentary Art, the only festival of its kind in the world, is a celebration of real life.

Artists and everyday people from across the country take part in the annual event, sharing their stories and experiences.

The festival includes documentary film premieres, live performances, workshops with Festival artists, author readings, art exhibits and special celebrations.

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About First Person Arts

Founded in 2000, First Person Arts transforms the drama of real life into memoir and documentary art to foster appreciation for our unique and shared experience. First Person Arts believes that everyone has a story to tell and that sharing our stories connects us with each other and the world.


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Philadelphia, PA


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