Urbanworld Film Festival

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2017 Urbanworld Film Festival

Last week, New York City played host to the 2017 Urbanworld Film Festival. Founded by Staci Spikes, the festival is in its 20th year and curates many films which tell stories about diverse characters and cultures. During the festival, attendees are able to see special screenings and attend panels with the cast and filmmakers. Sponsored by AT&T and Revolt, the film festival is one of the largest internationally festivals.

Baltimore Rising and Marshall were among some of the films that were premiered and the newest episode of Queen Sugar was screened as well. Over the 3 day event, many celebrities walked the red carpet including Sterling K. Brown, Chadwick BosemanLa La AnthonyIrv Gotti, Woody McClainJermel HowardKate HudsonKofi SiriboeAva Duvernay and more.

Check out the photos from Day 1 of the Urbanworld Film Festival below.

To see all of the films that were screened click here.

Check out the photos for Day 2 here.

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