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Filmmakers Breakfast (Private By Invitation Only)
DBFF Loves Filmmakers! - Please join us for a Private Filmmaker Breakfast where we can celebrate those in the film industry and announce the award winning selections for this year.
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For Ahkeem
After a school fight lands 17-year old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough St. Louis neighborhood.
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Fostered
Fostered follows Nova, an amateur singer-songwriter, getting ready for her first big performance when her little sister, Ayanna, calls her after being physically abused by her foster mother.
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Full Circle
An accomplished NFL wide receiver looks beyond the football field in hopes to change the lives of the people from his poor hometown of Pahokee, Florida.
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Full Service
Abike, a Nigerian born oil industry executive and a Christian, is driving to a friend's country house when she realizes her tank is needling towards empty. She pulls into the only station she can find where she is greeted by Scott, a local who inherited his business from his grandfather. Scott has never met anyone like Abike, which leads him to make assumptions about her based on stereotypes and unexamined biases.
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Heart Eyes
A high school student with Down syndrome pursues her crush in hopes of securing a date for the Valentines Day Dance. In the process, she teaches everyone around her a valuable lesson about love and forgiveness.
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Jake
The aftermath of a violent interaction forces a Brooklyn cop to question the motives of his fellow officer.
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La Vie Magnifique de Charlie
French-inspired celebration of Black Girl Magic-After her sister Brandy’s untimely death, everyone is taken aback by Charlie’s unorthodox (and seemingly chipper) approach to her grieving process. Follow Charlie and her friends Kayla and Keturah as they go along for a wild, hilariously exhilarating and bittersweet ride – which will surely be the craziest day of Charlie’s life.
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Lighting Workshop
LIMITED SEATING MUST RSVP @ https://www.prekindle.com/promo/id/24898849314569548 : A professional videographer will demonstrate several techniques for lighting black actors and improving the appearance of their skin on film.
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