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© 2023 International Black Film Festival

Saturday, Oct. 5 / 10:00a-12:00p / Watkins

THE PAST IS PROLOGUE: CAMERON CLASS OF 1969

In the turbulent year of 1968, a black Nashville, TN high school fights back, in the streets and in Federal Court, when it is unfairly stripped of its sports programs, following unrest at a basketball game.

Producer and Director: Mark Schlicher

Saturday, Oct. 5 / 10:00a-12:00p / Watkins

Herculaneum's First Black Homecoming Queen

Linda Rockmore was voted homecoming queen in 1968 in Herculaneum Mo. Their will be a full documentary on this subject next year.

Directed by Aurielle Weaver

Saturday, October 5 / 10:00a – 12:00p

LOVELY BURDEN

A married couple… an accident…an unfortunate result…a reversal of fortune….a healing.

Directed by Robert Vickers

Saturday, October 5 / 10:00a – 12:00p

FLIGHT

From Jamaica, the little island of big dreams, an inner city youth KEMAR has the biggest dream of all – to fly to the moon.   At its core, this is a story that explores dreams bigger than us, what fuels them, what stands in the way of them, their ability to transport us and those around us, if they take FLIGHT.

Directed by Kia Moses, Adrian McDonald

Saturday, October 5 / 10:00a – 12:00p

SAVING BILLY

Homelessness is not a choice. A bad decision, a natural disaster, or even the loss of a job can result in homelessness.

Directed by Vickie Adams

Saturday, October 5 / 10:00a – 12:00p

TUITION

A struggling finance student looks to her former friend turned escort to help her make money for her looming tuition deadline, however, the business deal costs more than she bargained for.

Directed by Kelvin Omor