Join us at our FIRST EVER Film Festival!

We are kicking off strong! Come join us as we kick off the event sharing industry insights, meet other local industry professionals, and view films from rising underground talent! 

Historical Films

Black Historical Film Showing

Join George W. Tillman Jr. for a screening of 4 Historical Films.

Feb. 24 - The Lucky Eleven

Feb. 25 - True Blue

Feb. 26 - The Birth of Soul Music

Feb. 27 - "What If there be Thorns"

Location - Malco Majestic Cinema

7051 Malco Crossing

7 - 9PM

Day One


Location - Brinsons

341 Madison Ave, 38103

12pm - 1:30pm

Conference Luncheon

Enjoy lunch and learn more about the Global Black Film Consortium.

3pm - 8pm


3pm - 5pm

  1. Does Your Film Have Market Value?

  2. The Relationship Between Film & Music 

6pm - 8pm

  1. Live Screenwriting 

  2. Camera Basics

Day Two


Location: Brinsons

341 Madison ave. 38103

10am - 11am


11am - 12pm

Speaker: TBD

1:30pm - 3:30pm

The Business of Film & The Black Filmmaker

3:30 - 5pm


7 - 9pm

George W. Tilman Jr. - Birth of Soul Music

Day Three


Location: Brinsons 341 Madison Ave.

12pm - 1:30pm

5pm - 9pm

Memphis Films Only

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Day Four


5pm - 8pm

Brinsons 341 Madison Ave.

Mid-South Surrounding Films Only

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Day Five


12pm - 4pm 


Global Films Only

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Location: Brinsons 341 Madison Ave.

7pm - 8:30pm

8:45pm - 10:30pm

Come enjoy a variety of African dishes and a good movie! 

Day Six


Brinsons 341 Madison Ave.

4pm - 7pm

Dress up for the red carpet and celebrate local & global talent.

Opening Awards Commentary

Dr. C. Sade Turnipseed, MBA, MS, PhD

We're excited to have you join us! 

Thank you for checking out the Mid-South Black Film Festival schedule. Any questions and inquiries? Send us an email!