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Posted by | Ray Cornelius

The 5th annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BronzeLens) will take place October 22-26, 2014 in various venues around Atlanta. BronzeLens is set to be a five day interactive experience designed to empower, entertain and educate attendees from various film industry disciplines, students and the general public. Festival producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta’s unique position as the Film Capital of the South.

Check out a few highlights below:

Wednesday October 22
Opening Night screening of Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and Emergence of A People  followed by a Talkback with the film’s director Thomas Allen Harris at SCADshow Atlanta (formerly 14th Street Playhouse). Moguldom Entertainment will present a special screening of Bleaching Black Culture afterwards for the first public exhibition of this new documentary feature.

Thursday October 23
BET Networks presents All Shorts | All Day, a day of screenings of the 15 official 2014 BronzeLens short films selections at the Georgia Pacific Auditorium. BET Networks will also present a $5,000 prize to the winner of the BEST SHORT at the BronzeLens Awards the following day.

Friday October 24
Malcolm D. Lee and Bille Woodruff will be featured during Roger Bobb’s Directors Roundtable. Roger Bobb, CEO/Bobbcat Studios, will have an engaging, freewheeling discussion with a few of today’s hottest directors. He will be joined by Malcolm D, Lee (The Best Man Holiday, The Best Man and Undercover Brother) and Bille Woodruff (Drumline 2: A New Beat, Addicted, Beauty Shop)

Saturday October 25
Special to BronzeLens will be the Master Class, A CONVERSATION with Robi Reed. Emmy Award winning casting director Robi Reed (The Best Man, Malcolm X, The Antwone Fisher Story, Love Jones, Set It Off and now BET Networks VP of Talent and Casting) will speak candidly with actor Hosea Chanchez from the hit TV show “THE GAME” on the process of selecting talent to fulfill a director’s artistic vision. Actors and film enthusiasts will benefit from her insight on the art and business of performing for the big and small screen. They will also enjoy a spirited question and answer session as she shares her personal journey and experiences with some of urban cinema’s most memorable film projects

Sunday October 26
Cinema and Social Justice Sunday  will be produced in conjunction with Center for Civil and Human Rights and continues to be a unique and critical component of the festival. There will be a special presentation of Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee, a documentary style film about love, art and activism telling the story of one of the most enduring couples of our times, Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee.

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