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Events We #COSIGN: The Denton Black Film Festival Returns to North Texas January 26-30, 2022

At COSIGN, we’re always looking for new events to attend, cover, experience and enjoy. We’re excited to announce and share this amazing festival taking place right here in North Texas. The Denton Black Film Festival (DBFF) returns with it’s 8th annual festival in person January 26-30, 2022 (Virtual dates extended). Enjoy films highlighting the Black Diaspora, Music, Spoken Word, Educational Seminars for filmmakers & creators, and Technology expo. Get the best out of the experience by joining us in person in Denton, Texas or catch the highlights virtually. Our mission is to Educate, Entertain, and Inspire while elevating Black creators.

HISTORY

The Denton Black Film Festival is the brainchild of Harry Eaddy, festival director, and is presented by the Denton African American Scholarship Foundation. In 2014, Harry Eaddy approached two staples of the Denton community – Cheylon Brown and Mesha George – with a unique idea to bring an event focused on Black cinema to the region. Together, the trio began dreaming up an event that would evolve into the festival thousands enjoy today. Not long after Eaddy and his fellow founding organizers began collaborating, the Denton African American Scholarship Foundation came onboard as the festival’s founding sponsor.

Today, DBFF exists to address under-representation in film and media by giving Black stories an audience and Black creatives a platform. Sharing culture and building community are the goals of DBFF. Proceeds from the annual festival fund scholarships for African-American students in Denton.

Purchase tickets here to attend the DBFF and use our exclusive discount code “COSIGN15” for 15% off the ticket price. 🙂

Follow DBFF on social to stay updated.

Instagram: @dentonbff

Twitter: @dentonbff

Hashtag: #DBFF22

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