Closing the Gap Between Dreams & Reality
The first of its kind film festival in Memphis dedicated to sharing and celebrating Black Excellence in film. The Mid-South Black Film Festival is a part of a global outreach to further Black
Excellence across the world, in partnership with the Global Black Film Consortium.
William Edwards is a local Filmmaker and Director, Founder of the Global Black Film Consortium with a vision to create global opportunities to share our story in film. The Co-Founder, Jasmine C. Garner, CEO of Entertaining God Magazine, has a passion for the arts and has a vision to help pave the way for other creators like herself.
With the help of our partnerships and sponsors, we're excited to help develop, enhance, cultivate, and celebrate the hidden talents of black filmmakers in the Mid-South and globally.
Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock 'n' roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music.