Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Next week, the Black Women Film Network will present its inaugural Black Women Film Summit on March 5-7, 2015 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and Spelman College.
The Summit opens on Thursday, March 5 with a screening at Spelman of the Season 4 premiere episode of Centric TV’s “Single Ladies” hosted by radio/TV personality Stacii Jae and “Why Did I Get Married” actor Lamman Rucker.
On Friday, March 6, Selma actress Charity Jordan will host an exclusive Master Class. Then, the popular “Untold Stories” Luncheon – hosted by comedian Jonathan Slocumb – will raise funds for college scholarships and honor film and television VIPs such as Will Packer (CEO – Will Packer Productions), Robi Reed (VP, Talent Casting – BET Networks), Lamman Rucker, Logan Browning (Actress – VH1’s “Hit the Floor”), Shante Bacon (CEO/Founder – 135th Street Agency), Tomika DePriest (BWFN Chair Emeritus), Tia Powell (Publisher – Georgia Film Source Book) and the Georgia Production Partnership. The day continues at the Marriott with a series of seminars and panels featuring various industry leaders.
Saturday, March 7 begins with more workshops along with the Black Women Film Festival – where 11 films will be screened – and the Black Women Book Festival Luncheon. Finally, the Summit concludes that evening with a Closing Night celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the film “Mahogany” and a special performance by recording artist and “Empire” actress V. Bozeman.
Sponsors of the Black Women Film Summit include BET, CENTRIC, VH1, Paramount Pictures, 11Alive, V103, Spelman College, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the Glenn Hotel, Classic Party Rentals, Simon Sign Systems, and AEE Productions.
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