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"BIG WORDS" Film Screening

Charlotte Black Film Festival (and the African American Film Releasing Movement)

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

Charlotte, NC

"BIG WORDS" Film Screening

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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.

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Studio Movie Grill EpiCentre
210 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)


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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.

 

Tommy Nichols, CEO/Founder, CBFF (704) 777-5898 
Tre' McGriff, Director of Programming, CBFF (704) 877-3447
             


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