Loop on Location: Hollywood Black Film Festival
African American filmmaking takes center stage during the groundbreaking film fest.
In an effort to embrace and support black filmmaking, African American actors, directors, writers and producers all stepped out for the annual Hollywood Black Film Festival.
The prestigious 4-day event, which opened with the film Winnie Mandela and closed with The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, honored the best in emerging and established filmmaking. Some of the winners included:
--Hard Time Bus, a UK film that won for Best Feature. View the trailer below:
--If I Were a Bell, directed and written by Sherese Robinson Lee won for Best Short Film.
--Take Us Home, which won Best Documentary. View the trailer below:
--Mommy Uncensored: Confessions of a Real Mom, which won best web series. See one of the episodes below:
--Legends of Madagascar, a foreign film by Haminiaina Ratovarivony, won the Film Diaspora award.
You can see more images from the Hollywood Black Film Festival above.