Celebrate Independent Films & Filmmakers

Black Film Festival of New Orleans is presenting the 2024 “New Works” Showcase. Enjoy two days of FREE New Orleans-produced film premieres, informed discussion panels, & live performances.

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FEB 14

2024 film selections

Who In Da Mornin

The last golden hour

the capitalist

Prisons and plantations

Letters from lake Pontchatrain

below the veil

FEB 9

ENTERTAINMENT

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SPECIAL GUEST DJ

Enjoy two days of FREE New Orleans-produced film premieres, informed discussion panels, & live performances.

Poetry & music

Enjoy two days of FREE New Orleans-produced film premieres, informed discussion panels, & live performances.

FEB 12

PANEL DISCUSSION

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FEB 16

Filmmaker Collective is BFFNO’s filmmaker development lab.

Aspiring filmmakers receive mentorship from industry pros and BFFNO alumni, along with skills training, budget, and resources to complete short film projects.

LEVEL UP COMMUNITY FELLOWs

The Level Up: Filmmaker Collective, BFFNO’s filmmaker development lab. Here, aspiring filmmakers receive mentorship from industry pros and alumni, along with skills training, budget, and resources to complete short film projects.

EYES ON THE PRIZE CREATIVEs

The Eyes on the Prize project grant recipients: passionate New Orleans creatives chosen for their independent projects. BFFNO supports their dreams with financial aid, resources, and expertise from Level Up Collective’s academy members.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Black Film Festival of New Orleans is a multi-day event designed to celebrate independent films and filmmakers. We’re here to serve, and for us, our community of filmmakers is at the heart of what we do. We are actively building a stronger independent film community here in New Orleans while opening our arms to indie filmmakers across the diaspora.

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