2020 Event Postponed


Thunder Road (2019)

Special Guests

Jim Cummings : Director / Actor

Kendal Farr : Actress

Barak Hill : Musical Guest


A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother.

Jim Cummings, the director and star, will join us for the Q&A remotely.
Kendal Farr, Actress, will join us at the festival for the Q&A.


Minding the Gap (2018)

Special Guests

Keire Johnson : Star

Konrad Giallo : Musical Guest


Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.


Morgan Cooper: Short Films
Featuring: Bel-Air (2019)

Special Guests

Morgan Cooper : Director

Isaac Badger : Musical Guest


Kansas City film maker Morgan Cooper gives his gritty modern take to the story of “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”.  The quality of this project caught the attention of the original star, Will Smith, as shown in this video.


Amazing Grace (2018)

Special Guests

Lyle Foster

Arthur Duncan


A moving documentary created from newly released footage presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.


Rabbit’s Foot

Special Guest

Dustie Carter : Director


A mans dependency to an obscure future device causes him to lose sight of what is real.

2020 Schedule of Events

2020 Event Postponed

2:30 pm     Short Film Director Workshop

4:00 pm     Film Workshop with Sean McEwan – How to finance your Indie Film and get it made

7:00 pm     U Shoot Videos Screening – Q&A with Morgan Cooper to follow

9:00 pm     Short Films Block – Featuring Rabbit’s Foot

2020 Event Postponed

11:00 am     Amazing Grace Screening – Q&A with Lyle Foster to follow

1pm-2:30pm Shuttles run for local African American Heritage Trail Churches

3:00 pm      Minding The Gap Screening – Q&A with Keire Johnson to follow

7:00 pm      Thunder Road Screening – Q&A with Jim Cummings(remote) & Kendal Farr to follow

10:00 pm    After Party at Hotel Vandivort