The South Florida Black Film Festival presents the experiences of the African Diaspora in the United States and brings awareness to emerging Black filmmakers. This year’s national Black History theme, established annually by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), located in Washington, D.C., is “Black Migrations.” The film festival will highlight migrations in, out, and throughout Florida.
Now accepting submissionsThursday, December 19th
of short films by Black filmmakers; deadline is Friday, November 15th
. Filmmakers and/or film students and professors interested in showcasing their film work at the South Florida Black Film Festival can submit their work or inquiries to Dr. Joan Cartwright at
. Criteria for film submissions: The film must be based on Black migration in, out, and throughout Florida; length should be either a 15-minute short or a feature film; time period between 1619 and 2019.
: Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s 144th Birth Anniversary Celebration. The South Florida Black Film Festival honors the 144th anniversary of Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s birth, who founded ASALH in 1915.
The event is created in partnership with the ASALH South Florida Branch. For additional event information, contact Roslyn Dean at 954-357-7496 or