‘The Preacher’s Son’ kick starts HBFF

HBFF runs February 22–26.

HBFF founder Tanya KerseyTrey Haley’s film about disharmony between a preacher and his son marked the opening movie at the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF).

Dubbed “The Black Sundance,” HBFF was founded in 1998 by its executive director, Tanya Kersey and screens independent films from black filmmakers from all across the United States, Europe, South East Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa the Caribbean.

Films screening at HBFF include Bill Duke’s  “Beyond Silence,” Paul Sorvino’s “Executor,” and director Kevin Richmond’s family drama “Grandma’s House.”

HBFF runs February 22–26 .

For more info visit: http://www.hbff.org/

(pictured: HBFF executive director Tanya Kersey) 

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