The Charlotte Black Film Festival (CBFF), screened three days of Independent Films, Workshops, Industry Networking, Master Classes and more in April .
This year’s festival itinerary included four days of educational and empowering film screenings, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking opportunities.
Awards & Prizes were given out for best short, best feature, best Documentary, best student film, best International film, audience award, best director, best score, and best actors.
For this year, the movie, Lara and the beat won the best international film award. The award winning movie stars Seyi Joshua(Seyi Shay), Gbemi Adefuye (Toni tones), Shaffy Bello, Chioma Akpotha, Kemi lala Akindoju and other talented actors.
Lara and the Beat is a coming of age story about the beautiful Giwa Sisters who are caught in the center of a financial scandal with their late parents media empire.
The sisters are forced out of their privileged bubble and must learn to build their own future and salvage their family’s legacy through music and enterprise. The movie was directed by Tosin Coker.