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.
THURSDAY, MARCH 18
6 p.m. Opening Night Reception with 2010 Distinguished Filmmaker honoree Scott Sanders.
7 p.m. “Black Dynamite”
FRIDAY, MARCH 19
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.
SATURDAY, MARCH 20
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
SUNDAY, MARCH 21
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