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Registration : One hour before the day's first screening
Blackness Under the Stars
Aug 29, 8:00 PM – 8:05 PM
Chromedge Studios, 400 W Rich St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Join us at CBIFF's 1st annual outdoor movie experience "Blackness Under the Stars" we will feature various short films, animated films, and music videos from this year's top film submissions.
"Principesa" Table Read
Aug 29, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Online and in person tickets available
After returning to the US from her three-month trip to Italy, a young black writer is forced to face her grieving family. Written By: Desiree Winns
Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100
Aug 28, 7:00 PM
Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100
When LGBTQ rights activist Ruth Ellis passed away at the age of 101 in 2000, she was widely considered to be the oldest surviving African American lesbian, having come out in 1915.
"Asha" Live Table Read
Aug 28, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Online and in person tickets available
While experiencing daily microaggressions, a young Black executive’s attempts to defy becoming a stereotype trigger headaches and visions of unknown places that begin to unlock her long-awaited destiny. Written by Andria Chappell
The Mobile Short Short Film Contest
Jul 01, 11:59 PM
Calling all filmmakers! We're always looking for ways to stay creative. Use your phone to create a Short Short Film... we mean a Really Short Film. Submit your Mobile Short Film below and it need to be 60 seconds or less. As films are accepted, they will be displayed below.

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