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The 3rd annual Detroit Black Film Festival will be held on September 21-25 2022, at the Beautiful Garden Theater, The Motown Museum and The Carr Center Theater in Downtown Detroit, Michigan

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Our mission is to establish an economic empowerment for African American filmmakers worldwide while highlighting a spectrum of stories reflecting African American experiences, narratives & culture. 

Detroit Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship (Detroit ACE) is joining the Detroit Black Film Festival Detroit Black Film Festival (DetBff) and Freep Film Festival in celebrating great documentary and narrative filmmaking this year.

The Freep Film Festival is a documentary-focused festival produced by the Detroit Free Press, Michigan’s largest news organization, in cooperation with its business arm, Michigan.com.

The festival is centered in downtown Detroit and held at venues that include the Detroit Film Theatre, Cinema Detroit, the Redford Theatre and the Michigan Science Center.

The full schedule can be found here: freepfilmfestival.com

The 3rd annual Detroit Black Film Festival (DetBFF), which was founded in 2020, continues to showcase the voices and stories of Black independent filmmakers nationwide. DetBff is dedicated to screening excellent, high-quality films from seasoned and emerging filmmakers that highlight a spectrum of stories reflecting African American experiences, narratives and culture.

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The 3rd annual Detroit Black Film Festival is excited to showcase the voices and stories of Black independent filmmakers. Our goal is to elevate narratives that center the experiences and culture of Black people worldwide. Our festival is dedicated to screening excellent, high quality films from seasoned and emerging filmmakers. We strive to support filmmakers on their journey as artists and to provide an exceptional platform for their work.

We welcomed submissions from the following categories:
* Narrative Features
* Documentary Features
* Short Films (Narrative or Documentary)
* Web Series
* Animation
* Student Films (18 and Older)
* Poetry (film/video)
*Photography (MUST BE 18 0R 0LDER)
African American
USA resident
A Video/Film must b e recorded after January 2020.  Time limit i7-10 Minutes.
 
Participants will be judged on the basis of content, fluency, spontaneity, presentation & sense of humor.

1st place winner.
"I'm Just Joking!"
30min televised show ( streamed )
3rd place $250
2nd place $500

Judges:
Bryan Smiley ( Hart Beat Productions )

Our Duke & Dame Awards Ceremony will be at the Garden Theater in Midtown Detroit.

About the Fearless Tribe of Fanatic Filmmakers

Spearheaded by Marshalle Montgomery Favors and Lazar Favors, "The Fearless Tribe of Fanatic Filmmakers," is a project that will uplift the stories made by film creatives. The Tribe currently consists of 25, independent filmmakers. The project will showcase their work to audiences in Detroit in innovative settings such as art galleries, college campuses, museums, and community/neighborhood spaces. One of its goals is to inspire more diverse stories about people of color to be created and screened in Detroit communities.

The project was one of 25 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge that received a share of $1.46 million. Knight also recently announced an additional $20 million in Detroit’s arts community over the next five years, including a reinvestment in the Knight Arts Challenge.

Trinity Films Entertainment Group (TFEG) is a production company that specializes in producing Television series & independent feature films.

Our mission is to establish an economic empowerment for African American filmmakers worldwide while highlighting a spectrum of stories reflecting African American experiences, narratives & culture.

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