WORLD PREMIERE-Darius and Hakeem dance on New York City trains to earn honest money and escape the crime-riddled streets of Harlem. A woman sees Darius dancing on the train and offers him an opportunity to audition for a Juilliard travel dance team. Hakeem is jealous that Darius may pursue this opportunity. Hakeem begins to sell drugs with the neighborhood goon TJ and succumb to the crime in Harlem. Darius is faced with the decision to pursue this life-changing
opportunity or help keep Hakeem out of trouble. WORLD PREMIERE
Get a taste of North Texas’ hot music scene with Smooth Jazz/Soul Band Fingerprints along with Special guest DJ Frances Jaye. These two have been a part of the DFW scene for many years and know how to keep the party going.
Fingerprints and Friends!
NORTH TEXAS PREMEIRE- On the eve of an election, the lives of a politician trying to reconnect with the people he once represented, two African American youth frustrated by a recent police killing, and a police officer who desires to do the right thing
will all collide. NORTH TEXAS PREMEIRE
TEXAS PREMIERE- STUCK is a romantic comedy that follows two strangers (Ebony and Dre) who become physically wedged in the act of a “one-night stand”. Their only path to separation is to be vulnerable and share a secret with one another.
Stephen Griffin- In Attendance Q&A After Film Hosted by Piper the Comedian
EDITOR: Stephen Griffin- In Attendance
The Denton Black Film Festival (DBFF) will showcase a variety of cuisine from a diverse set of North Texas professional chiefs. The event will feature food samples, wine and mingling with DBFF guests.
We encourage you to come experience the delicious dishes of DBFF and help us promote black culinary art. Come and enjoy the Taste of DBFF.
Unarmed follows a young African American male, David, who's father was murdered by the police. David's biggest fear is seeing his daughter grow up without a father the same way he grew up without father.
TEXAS PREMIERE- A talented but frustrated saxophone player travels to London looking for inspiration. While there he happens upon a beautiful photographer who serves as his guide while teaching him about the rich black history of the East End. However, as they end their first day together he learns that she has saved her best story for last. DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Jeff Lucky In Attendance