The New “New Black Film”

Talking about Black Film at this year’s Festival means talking about more than a dozen very distinct perspectives. The diversity of aesthetics, subject matter, and representations sets these films apart from the market-driven, genre-oriented films that have succeeded with mainstream audiences. Has there been a more focused move by African American filmmakers away from the mainstream and toward independent film companies and distributors? A panel of Festival filmmakers talk about the various paths they took in making their films.

Credits

Elvis Mitchell
Panelist
Mario van Peebles
Panelist
Vondie Curtis Hall
Panelist
Kasi Lemmons
Panelist
Shola Lynch
Panelist
Ernest Dickerson
Panelist
Kevin Willmott
Panelist
Rodney Evans
Panelist
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