special events.


Conversations with

Celebrity Casting Agent

Tracy "Twinkie" Byrd

Friday, October 4, 2019


The Johnson Center at Belmont University / Large Theater

Celebrity Casting Agent Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd known for casting for such high profile projects such Fruitvale Station, Southside With You, and Stomp The Yard  gets real with celebrity guests Gabrielle Dennis of Black Girl Sketch Comedy, Marvel’s Luke Cage, Rosewood and Woody "The Great" McClain who portrayed Bobby Brown in the New Edition Story and Bobby Brown.





with special guest speaker

David White, National Executive Director of  SAG-AFTRA


National Executive Director of SAG-Aftra David White joins us at the Filmmakers Breakfast for the inaugural address to the IBFF festival audience and the creative community at large on the changing face of diversity, the impact of social justice on the industry and new SAG-Aftra initiatives.


Join us for breakfast!  



Sounds of

Cinema Live!

A Musical Journey of Gospel Music in Film


Sunday, October 6, 2019


Watkins College of Art

Join us for the festival finale "Sounds of Cinema Live."  You don't want to miss this live performance and musical journey of the power of gospel music in some of the greatest films of our time.  Special guest performances to be announced soon. 

You don't want to miss this amazing event...purchase today.

Limited seating.

Sponsored by Yes Lord Radio and LoveJade Inc.



Children under 12 are Free

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