Black Girls Film Camp Screening in Charlotte

Group of girls
Monday, June 6, 2022

The Black Girls Film Camp, a recipient of the 2021-22 Seed Grants from the Women + Girls Research Alliance, is empowering Black girls and lifting up their voices in Charlotte. 

As the culmination of this year's program, the Black Girls Film Camp will host its Screening and Awards showcase this month at UNC Charlotte's uptown campus.

  • When: Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 11 am - 1pm
  • Where: The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte, located at 320 E. 9th St, Charlotte NC, 28202.
  • What: The program will feature 10 short films by African-American girls who participated in the film camp. 
  • What is the Black Girls Film Camp: Black Girls Film Camp is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides a FREE, national, and virtual 12-week experience (held once a year) where high school Black girls across the country pitch a story idea, and a final ten are selected to have their short film project produced by the program. Over 200 Black girls across the country applied for the 2022 camp and 10 finalists were selected to direct and develop their own short films. The camp is an incubator for the 10 girls and each of their films. 
  • Featured speaker: One of this year's guest speakers will be Quveshane Wallis, from the films Beasts of the Southern Wild and Annie.
  • Cost: Tickets are free but space is limited. In-person and virtual options are available. 
  • COVID Protocols: Proof of negative COVID Test or vacination card required at check-in. Masks required for attendees and will be provided at check-in. 
  • Reserve your tickets now at this link.