For the second year the Charlotte Black Film Festival (CBFF) will screen three days of independent films that express the African American experience. It all happens March 1-3 during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) basketball tournament.

Qcitymetro’s own weekly columnist Professor Locs, aka Charles Easley will serve on a panel for the Charlotte Black Film Festival with other distinguished guest on the subject of The Color of Media. The panel discussion will be held March 1 at the Mint Museum Uptown from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. The Color of Media panel will discuss how African Americans are portrayed on TV and in Films.

The Charlotte Black Film Festival was founded by Tommy Nichols president and CEO of Glorified Media, and Dream Media Studios LLC, an innovative corporate and event video production company.

The mission of the festival 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

You can visit for more information on the films being screened, moderators, panelist, workshops and a complete schedule of events.

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