Regionally Speaking: 12th Annual Bill Johnson Black Film Festival
The 12th Annual Bill Johnson Black Film Festival commences Friday, February 17, 2023 with an opening reception beginning at 6:30 pm at The Glen Theatre in Gary. The 12th Annual Bill Johnson Film Festival was founded by Indiana State Senator Vernon Smith and the African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. (AAAYC). The weekend festival will feature community events including a masterclass for emerging students. Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson speaks with the festivals namesake Hollywood actor William L. Johnson a Gary native and a proud Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High School graduate. The annual event was founded by Indiana State Representative Vernon Smith.
For ticket information as well as a look at the festival schedule visit https://filmfreeway.com/BillJohnsonBlackFilmFestival/tickets