Black Heritage Film Festival Attracts Dozens From Big Bend

By: Bailey Myers Email
By: Bailey Myers Email

By: Bailey Myers
February 22nd, 2014

Tallahassee FL- Dozens of people throughout the Big Bend kicked back and watched some movies as part of this years Black Heritage Film Festival.

About six different videos were shown to viewers during the film festival. The free event attracted dozens of guests, all interested in learning more about some true accounts of African American history.

It all happened at the John G. Riley Center and Museum, and organizers told us they are hoping many left with more insight.

John G. Riley Center and Museum founder, Althemese Barnes, told us she hopes people gained some "Additional knowledge of how our community developed how our foundations made us what we are today."

Event organizers also told us they hope to make this event an annual one both bigger and better next year.

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