During the 4-Day event stageplays and film are screened throughout the day followed by discussions and commentaries from the directors & filmmakers. Thursday October 3rd is hosted by UPU and focuses on the unique needs of Faith-based stage play producers in bringing their work to the small and large-screen. With special keynote speaker Emmbre Perry and facilitator Vanessa Lynn author of "Beyond the Chitlin Circuit, The Ultimate Urban Playwrights Guide, " this years festival expands the KCFF mission of supporting the creative community to produce works with spiritual values and high moral standards that honor Christ.
The Festival will also include its regular features, including panels and symposiums focusing on marketing and distributing faith-based films. In addition, the festival offers, Pastor's Forums which feature a selection of religious leaders from churches in the Atlanta area discussing the relevancy of faith inspired films in the industry, and adult evening sessions focusing on a variety of social issues.
Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival (KCFF) is a non-for-profit enterprise designed to showcase films and filmmakers that promote, educate, and inspire faith-based values. Founded in 2006, the primary goal of KCFF is to encourage filmmakers, as well as those aspiring to hold this distinction, to write, produce and direct Christian films that minister to entire families and their communities. In addition to cinematic showcases, KCFF nurtures filmmakers through the Kingdomwood Film Institute. The Mission of KCFF is to encourage seasoned filmmakers to produce films with family friendly spiritual values; motivate and inspire young filmmakers to produce films with high moral standards; and most importantly, showcase films that honor Christ. www.kingdomwood.com