2017 has been a monumental year for movies. African American films made their mark in Hollywood this year by taking home two major acting awards and winning the Oscar for Best Picture. Melanie Lawson talks with Cedric Pitts about the recent Houston Black Film Festival held in downtown Houston. Pitts served as a festival panelist and works as an entertainment attorney. The Houston Black Film Festival showcases the diversity and wide-range of stories spotlighting the African American experience. Houston is the home to growing list of film talent. Cedric shines light on Houston’s growth as a film community and the untapped potential of future filmmakers here. He also provides his insight on how Houston films may just be the future of Hollywood. You don’t want to miss #Crossroads, Sunday March 26th at noon.

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