"BIG WORDS" Film Screening
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
An official selection in the 2013 Slamdance, New Voices in Black Cinema, and Frameline Film Festivals, “BIG WORDS” tells the story of three former members of a once promising Hip Hop group, who find themselves in a late-thirties crisis. The film, written and directed by former Entertainment Weekly writer Neil Drumming and starring Dorian Missick, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Darien Sills-Evans, and Yaya Alafia (formerly Yaya DeCosta), is set in Brooklyn, NY, during the eve of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential election.
When & Where
Charlotte Black Film Festival (and the African American Film Releasing Movement)
About the Charlotte Black Film Festival:
Our 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 Goals of the Charlotte Black Film Festival is to:
- Promote diversity through cultural expressions, dialogue and understanding.
- Promote and display works that express the African-American experience.
- Attract economic growth and development to the state of North Carolina and the city of Charlotte by bringing all aspects of the film and television industry into the state.
- Create opportunities to sharpen film production and marketing skills through workshops and panel discussions.
- Provide an opportunity to view the vast film industry resources available in the city of Charlotte.
- Provide an opportunity to network with industry professionals and film enthusiasts.