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The Black Film Summit

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - March 23 @ 9:00 pm

$15
<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">The Black Film Summit</h1>
NIU

The Black Film Summit is a celebration of Pan African achievement in the cinematic arts. The 3rd annual Summit will showcase 47 films from across the United States and 9 countries representing 4 continents. Day Passes and Ticket Packages, ranging from $15 to $235, are currently on sale. Individual film block sales will begin March 16th. Ticket and film information are available at Studio3531.com
The films showcased will feature performances by Emmy Award winning Mishael Morgan in the feature film, Sway. Eric Roberts, an Oscar and multiple Golden Globe nominee and brother of Julia Roberts, stars alongside Heaven Howard, daughter of Oscar nominee Terrance Howard, in the short film Princess Love. Geneva Maccarone, (Tyler Perry’s Medea’s Homecoming) stars in the feature film, The Pages of My Heart: Volume 1. From the UK, Karen Bryson MBE (2017 Queen’s List – Member of the Order of the British Empire) directs the short film, Monochromatic. The Closing Night Film, Freedom Hair, is directed by Dianne Houston an NAACP Image Award and Writers Guild of America nominee and the first African American female director to be nominated for an Academy Award in any directing category (” Tuesday Morning Ride”- Short Film: Live Action).
The Weekend Kickoff Reception will be a great opportunity to meet filmmakers and film lovers alike while enjoying an open bar with hors d’ oeuvres. Music is curated by “The World Famous” DJ Dagwood. Before the Closing Night Film guests will stroll the Red Carpet in their Pan African best attire and enjoy the Closing Night Dinner Reception. The four day event will conclude with The Black Film Summit 2024 Awards. Recognitions include Best Films, Performances, and Ensembles.

Details

Start:
March 20 @ 3:00 pm
End:
March 23 @ 9:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Venue

NIU Naperville Conference Center, 1120 E. Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
1120 E. Diehl Rd
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
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Phone
630-806-5097
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