About Us

About the Charlotte Black Film Festival

Our mission is to create economic empowerment for, heighten awareness of, promote the significance and need for African American cinema as an art form, and to be a voice for independent filmmakers of color.

The Goals of the Charlotte Black Film Festival is to:

  • Promote diversity through cultural expressions, dialogue and understanding.
  • Promote and display works that express the African American experience.
  • Attract economic growth and development to the state of North Carolina and the city of Charlotte by bringing all aspects of the film and television industry into the city.
  • Create opportunities to sharpen film production and marketing skills through workshops and panel discussions.
  • Provide an opportunity to view the vast film industry resources available in the city of Charlotte.
  • Provide an opportunity to network with industry professionals and film enthusiasts.