13th Annual Charlotte Black Film Fest – July 6-9

The Black Film Festival in Charlotte is an annual event that showcases and celebrates the work of black filmmakers, actors, and other industry professionals.

The Festival  aims to promote diversity, representation, and cultural understanding through the medium of film. It typically features a diverse range of films, including documentaries, feature films, short films, and animations, all created by black filmmakers or exploring themes relevant to the black experience.

Their mission is to create economic empowerment for, heighten awareness of, promote the significance and need for African American cinema as an art form, and to be a voice for independent filmmakers of color.

The festival often includes screenings of films followed by Q&A sessions with directors, actors, and producers. There may also be panel discussions, workshops, and masterclasses where industry experts share their insights and experiences. These events provide opportunities for networking, learning, and engaging in conversations about the art of filmmaking.

  • Promote diversity through cultural expressions, dialogue and understanding.
  • Promote and display works that express the African American experiences.

Additionally, the festival may host special events, such as opening and closing ceremonies, parties, and award ceremonies to recognize exceptional talent and achievements within the black film community. It is a platform for emerging filmmakers to showcase their work and for established artists to gain further recognition.

To stay up-to-date with the latest information about the Black Film Festival in Charlotte, here is their website and facebook page:

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