“Empire” actress V. Bozeman will give a performance at Black Women Film Summit (BWFN).
The Summit will open on Thursday, March 5 with a screening of the Season 4 premiere episode of Centric TV’s “Single Ladies” and close on Saturday, March 7 with a 40th Anniversary screening of the classic film Mahogany featuring a special performance by recording artist and “Empire” actress V. Bozeman.
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A three-day cultural celebration set during Women’s History Month, the Black Women Film Summit consists of the inspiring “Untold Stories” luncheon, the Black Women Film Festival and various seminars and activities that will connect key industry players with aspiring entertainment professionals.
During the Summit, several VIPs will be honored at the “Untold Stories” Luncheon for their career achievements and their “untold” secrets to success. The luncheon also serves as a fundraiser for scholarships for students entering the film and television industries.
The 2015 Untold Stories Luncheon Honorees are:
- Will Packer – CEO – Will Packer Productions
- Robi Reed – VP, Talent Casting – BET Networks
- Lamman Rucker – Actor – Why Did I Get Married, Too?
- Logan Browning – Actress – VH1’s “Hit the Floor”
- Shante Bacon – CEO/Founder – 135th Street Agency
- Tomika DePriest – BWFN Chair Emeritus
- Tia Powell – Publisher – Georgia Film Source Book
“We are excited and proud of the program we have developed for the Black Women Film Summit,” said BWFN Board Chair Donald Woodard. “This is the first year we have merged the Black Women Film Festival, the Untold Stories Luncheon and the Book Festival into one weekend. In doing so, our goal is to inspire and educate existing and future industry professionals in order to further the cause of increasing the number of women of color in the film and television industries.”
Sponsors of the Black Women Film Summit include BET, CENTRIC, VH1, 11Alive, Spelman College, and the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. For more information or to register, visit www.blackwomenfilmsummit.org.