Who We Are

Who We Are


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Storytelling is the core of any culture. Stories are how traditions, ideas and experiences are shared and passed down from one generation to the next. Denton Black Film Festival is a platform for stories about black lives, black culture and black experiences to be shared, told and lived.

The Denton Black Film Festival creates a space where :
- a minority culture can be a majority experience.
- stories on the margins are given center stage.
- the black experience is valued, validated and celebrated.

Denton, a rapidly evolving arts and culture hotbed provides the perfect backdrop for DBFF on its trajectory to building community, celebrating culture, but most importantly, sharing stories.


- Celebrate the accomplishments of Black filmmakers including actors, producers, directors, and other industry professionals.
- Provide opportunities for new and developing Black filmmakers to present their work to the community.
- Enhance, promote, and shape positive images and role models for the Black community and the broader Denton community.
- Provide opportunities to network with professionals in the film-making industry.
- Enrich and build a strong culture of diversity in Denton.
- Provide opportunities for sponsors to establish a mutually beneficial relationships within Denton and the Black businesses and cultural community.


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**Save The Date – 2019*** Denton Black Film Festival January 23-27, 2019