The 4th annual Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) wrapped it’s announced its 2016 film winners during an awards ceremony on Saturday, August 27th at the Austin Convention Center.
Laurens Grant, director and producer of Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement, brought this year’s keynote address where she shared words of encouragement and enlightenment to filmmakers trying to break through barriers and reach new heights.
Grant a 3-time Emmy and Peabody award-winning filmmaker was recently extended an invitation to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for her distinguished contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
Following Grant’s keynote, the room was a buzz as this year’s film competitors waited in anticipation of their film being flashed across the screen as a winner. Top winners of the night were Jerico, The Closet, Walk With Me: The Trials of Damon J. Keith, The Queen of Rosewood and Power.
The full list of winners is available on the CCBFF website.