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Don't Get Trouble in Your Mind
TEXAS PREMIERE-Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops' Story documents the journey of three African-Americans from the hip-hop generation who found a mentor in an 87 year old fiddler, embraced and revived a nearly lost Black string band tradition, and took it to new heights, winning a Grammy in 2010.
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An Evening with Speech of Arrested Development (Free Event, Students Only)
UNT Black Student Union Hosts The Denton Black Film Festival for an Evening with Speech of Arrested Development as he shares and discusses one of his latest projects- “The N.... Factory”. It’s a powerful 3 part mini - docu series, exposing a 400 year White Supremacist marketing campaign that purposely perverted the Black diaspora’s image worldwide! Powerful and pernicious, see how this thorough assault continues even today to where there’s beginning to be more “n.....” than black people! 6:00pm -7:00pm- Meet and Greet 7:00pm- 9:00pm- Screening of "The N.... Factory" and Special Conversation with Speech
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An Evening with the Kirk Whalum Band w/ Special Guest the UNT One O'Clock Lab Band
Kirk Whalum is a Grammy Award winner with over 20 releases whose signature sound is heard on over 300 recordings. The world renowned UNT One O’Clock Lab Band opens. Doors open at 5:00 PM.
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F.A.M.
Inspired by a true story, F.A.M. is a half-hour drama about a black blended family trying to live a normal life in the all-white suburb of Roswell, GA. The story covers the life of Trey, who is trying to balance his relationship with three women...
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Filmmaker's Awards Brunch (Private By Invitation Only)
DBFF Loves Filmmakers! Please join us for a Private Filmmaker Brunch where we can celebrate those in the film industry and announce the award winning selections for 2019 DBFF. Awards will be given for Best Narrative, Best Documentary, Best Short, Best College Student films, Best Texas Short and Best Texas College Short. Runner-ups will also be recognized.
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Flag Duty
WORLD PREMIERE-Tensions mount as two children reconcile their socioeconomic differences when they're forced to work together on flag duty during elementary school. work together on flag duty during elementary school. WORLD PREMIERE work together on flag duty during elementary school.
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Frank Blue (R-Rated)
WORLD PREMIERE-From the Director and Producers who brought you the award winning film "Hands Up Don't Shoot" brings to you the new highly anticipated urban drama "Frank Blue" Frank Walker, known in the streets of South Central Los Angeles as Lil Dirt gets released from prison after serving 8 years sentence. As he plans on starting over , leaving the gang life behind him and getting a new lease on life, he pursues raising his son and starting a new career in music. While things are starting to look up for him, his past begins to haunts him making him face a decision that could change his life for better or worse. DIRECTOR: Jaylee Thompson and Producer: Jasmine Denise- In Attendance
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Half the Picture - Free Screening
FREE and OPEN to the Public-Tickets Not Required- -HALF THE PICTURE (DIRECTOR: Amy Adrion in Attendance) celebrates the groundbreaking work of female film directors and investigates the systemic discrimination that has, for decades, denied opportunities to far too many talented women in Hollywood.
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Heroes (Mature Content)
US PREMIERE- Heroes explores the emotional breakdown and identity crisis of an alpha male who realizes his princess no longer needs him. DIRECTOR Archie Zhang in attendance. Q&A after the film hosted by Piper the Comedian.
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How to Independently Distribute your film
LIMITED SEATING - RSVP by Adding to Cart Learn how to effectively market your film to major VOD and cable companies with the expertise of top-ranked distribution company, Distribber.Led by Neil Ames and Michael Sorenson from Distribber
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Human Trafficking- A Social Justice Panel
LIMITED SEATING (RSVP by Adding to Cart). In conjunction with the film, The Broken Rose, screenwriters Tyrone Dangerfield, and William Uschold, and community guest, Chong Kim, will lead a conversation on the prevailing injustice of human trafficking in the nation Saturday.
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