WLOK Black Film Festival

2019 WLOK Black Film Festival Supporters:
Pastor Norman Redwing (Community Activist,); Raven Redwing (WLOK Black Film Festival Youth Liaison); Dorrit Gilliam, (WLOK Office Mngr./Black Film Festival Committee Member); Art Gilliam. (WLOK CEO/Black Film Festival Committee Member): Twana Coleman (WLOK Talk Show Host and Radio Personality)


 The Gilliam Foundation Inc. Presents 

The 4th Annual WLOK Black Film




We are well along in the planning for the fourth annual WLOK Black Film Festival. The 2019 festival will be held from Thursday, August 29th through Sunday, September 1st.
For purposes of the WLOK Black Film Festival, a black film is defined as a film which has any one of the following three attributes:
A black film maker
A black actor(s) in a leading role
Social significance as it relates to the black experience in America

When: Thursday, August 29 – Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019



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Black Film Festival – Widows

Where: The Memphis Pink Palace Museum IMAX Theater, Thursday, August 29th 6 p.m. Red Carpet Event and Restaurants Sampling – $10.00 7 p.m. – Widows, Starring Viola Davis (with restaurant samplers prior to the film)read more »


Black Film Festival – The Hate U Give

  Malco Paradiso Sunday, September 1st at 2 p.m. – The Hate U Give, Starring Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby This film will be followed by a discussion in the theater of family and social issues presented in the film.read more »

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Black Film Festival – The Green Book

  The National Civil Rights, September 1st 7 p.m. – The Green Book, Starring Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen This film will be followed by a discussion of the issues depicted in the film.  read more »

Tickets available for purchase at WLOK Radio or at:

Call WLOK Radio for more information 901-527-9565.

Cost: $5.00 adult, $3.00 children

$12.00 for all films for adults $8.00 for all films for children $10.00 Red Carpet Event and Restaurants Sampling


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