2010 North Carolina Black Film Festival

If you are in the area of Wilmington, North Carolina during your Spring Break, you may want to visit the Cameron Art Museum.  From March 18th-21st, the North Carolina Black Film Festival (formerly the Cine Noir Film Festival) will screen films, host Q&A meetings after screenings, and provide FREE workshops for the public and participating filmmakers.

For more information, including descriptions of each movie, go to BlackArtsAlliance.org.



6 p.m. Opening Night Reception with 2010 Distinguished Filmmaker honoree Scott Sanders.

7 p.m. “Black Dynamite”


6 p.m. shorts program – “Crossing the Sands” (by Sean LeSure), “The Late Mr. Mokun Williams” (Kenneth Price), “Slow Day at the Sportsman’s” (Roger Brown), “Sunday Evening Haircut” (Sean LeSure), “Children for a Day” (Glenn Pack), “Father’s Day” (Brian Rolling), “Queen Victoria’s Wedding” (B.J. Rouse) and “Empty Space” (Rob Underhill)

8 p.m. feature TBA

10 p.m. Coast Family “For Reel”! Jam with the Black Arts Alliance and Coast 97.3 FM.


10 a.m. Filmmakers’ Power Brunch

Noon: Going to the Show (interactive workshop, free)

1 p.m. Talent-Link Workshop (workshop, fee required)

2 p.m. Documentary shorts – “Can She Be Saved?” (by 2010 Emerging Filmmaker Yasmin Shiraz), “The Challenge” (by Spike Spillberg) and

“Gone but not Forgotten”(by Nakia Hamilton)

5 p.m. Documentary shorts –

“Rescue Men: The Story of the Pea Island Surfman” (by Allan R. Smith),

“An Interview with Joseph McNeil” (by Chris Mudarri) and “Wilmington Ten: Justice Denied … Lives Interrupted” (by Francine DeCoursey)

5 p.m. “Coming Correct,” feature by Joseph L. Stovall


2 p.m. “The Life I Meant to Live,” feature by Leander Sales

4 p.m. “Obama in North Carolina: The Path to History,” documentary by Cash Michaels

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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