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Festival Schedule

Registration : One hour before the day's first screening
Nia’s Shadow: Columbus Premiere
Aug 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Gateway Film Center, 1550 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
In partnership with the Gateway Film Center. For tickets: https://bit.ly/2Mt5xjv Reception starts at 3PM, Nia's Shadow starts at 5PM. A panel will follow the film. Panel with Justen and Julien Turner
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Awards and Keynote Brunch - Candace Wright
Aug 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Our Bar and Lounge, 890 Oak St, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
12pm - 3pm Awards Brunch Keynote: Candace Wright; CandiRain Productions
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Black Movie Soundtrack DJ Party w/ Krate Digga
Aug 24, 2019, 9:00 PM – Aug 25, 2019, 12:00 AM
Art of Republic, 34 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
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Rafiki
Aug 24, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Shedd Theatre, 549 Franklin Ave, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Host: Cristyn A. Steward (Wanuri Kahiu, 2018)
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Shorts Program 6
Aug 24, 2019, 6:50 PM – 7:50 PM
Shedd Theatre, 549 Franklin Ave, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Hosted by Donte Woods-Spikes Screening Order: Know me so well, Black Austin, Cashpoint, The Magic Comb, Gay Baby, Stuck
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Shorts Program 5
Aug 24, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Shedd Theatre, 549 Franklin Ave, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Hosted by Keya Crenshaw Screening Order: Dear Rose, In a Jungle, The Turning son, The Runaways
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We Fight We Love
Aug 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
This screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Panel: Michael “Eagle” Artis, Kyle Meeks and Candace Wright
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Keynote - CJ Johnson Jr. “Building Your Brand Empire in the New World"
Aug 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
“Building Your Brand Empire in the New World"
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Workshop: Sound in Film; Jordan Miller
Aug 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
CBIFF Alum Jordan Miller producer and sound design expert of '45' returns, to teach us about his process breaking down sound strategy as a sound engineer during film production and post production.
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Shorts Program 4
Aug 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Hosted by Sufiy James Screening Order: Moody, What if Black Boys were Butterflies, Afrobeats
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Kyle Meeks: Develop as an Artist: Film Edition
Aug 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Develop as an Artist: Film Edition Local filmmaker Kyle Meeks shares his story and his philosophy on being an artist in Columbus. He will tips on cameras, filmmaking resources, collaboration and taking your creativity to the next level.
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Shorts Program 3
Aug 24, 2019, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Host: Dwanyne A. Steward, Equitas Health Screening Order: Dear Carefree Black Girl, Mixtape, Womxn, Dynamite, Blackn3ss
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Shorts Program 2
Aug 24, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Hosted by: Mario Hensley, VisionaireHD Screening Order: The Voicemail, Pride is Costly, I’m Sorry, Beyond Sleep
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Shorts Program 1
Aug 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Hosted By: Cristyn A. Steward Screening Order: A Leaf, Kitambo, The German King, Before We Wrap
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Outdoor Movie Series: The Five Heartbeats
Aug 23, 2019, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Mpacc Boxpark, 925 Mt Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH 43203, USA
(Robert Townsend, 1991) In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful young African American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improve, turn pro, and rise to become a top flight music sensation. Along the way however, the guys learn man
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Student Films with Q&A and Reception
Aug 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Hagerty Hall Room 180, Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Rd S, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Presented by Cheyenne Garnes Screening Order: Wash Day, Mezzo Piano, Canada’s Unchecked Racism, Cycles, Kids Don’t Ride Bikes, Out of the Box, Redacted, Riverment, You Almost Saw Me, The Last Taboo
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Hyenas
Aug 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
(Djibril Diop Mambéty, 1995) Introduced by Rooney Elmi
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Happy Hour Reception
Aug 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Reception following screening of Anemone Me | Oreos with Attitude
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Anemone Me | Oreos with Attitude
Aug 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
(Suzan-Lori Parks and Bruce Hainley, 1990) (Larry Carty, 1991) New Restoration | Reception Follows
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