EXPERT PANELS…  ENTERTAINMENT…  MORE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

COMMUNITY IMPACT FILM SERIES

Live Screening with Director’s Q &A, Expert panelists, & Community Engagement. Congratulations to 4C Visuals Group and directors, Corbin Coleman, Charles Crouch of I’m Good Bro: Unmasking Black Male Depression, the winners of the 2021 Community Impact Award! This event will be streamed live and offered as a limited face-to-face event. Participants must register and follow COVID 19 safety guidelines.

UNAPOLOGETIC FILM SCREENING & AWARDS EVENT

This year, Gera Miles, will lead a discussion of Afrofuturism, a genre of speculative fiction which is an umbrella term for narratives that may encompass science fiction or fantasy genre, horror, or history that is a growing trend in black cinema. The works selected for this discussion are “unapologetic” through their representation of the lived, re-imagined, and projected future experiences of the oppressed of Black people or the African Diaspora. Panelists will discuss key elements of selective works.

POETRY IN MOTION: CHARTING THE JOURNEY TO MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION

Led by Poet Regina YC Garcia, this panel will provide an overview of what it takes to develop a poetry film  If you are interested in how poetry films may expand the audience and life of your poem, you will not want to miss this panel.

FILMMAKERS’ CAFÉ

Experienced filmmakers will lead the conversations on writing, directing, and more movie-making craftmanship.  Be a part of the conversation!  Join us for a discussion about the usual and the pressing issues in the world of filmmaking. Filmmakers, aspiring filmmakers and film lovers alike are invited to join the conversation!

AWARDS CEREMONY

This will be a live-streamed ceremony for award winners!  One lucky filmmaker will win the Best of the Fest that comes with a cash prize of $500.00