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Black in Action

a micro film festival featuring student films that explore Blackness.


Film submissions should relate to the theme of Blackness. We welcome a range of film types, including animated, documentary, experimental, and narrative.


Film submissions should be 10-minutes or less in length. The deadline for film submissions is April 1st, 2020.


The Media Resource Center in the House Undergraduate Library has an abundance of resources for film projects, including equipment on loan.


Questions about Black in Action should be emailed to: 

Submission Guidelines

  1. Applicants must be currently enrolled students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  2. Films must be the original work of the applicants. If a film is based upon another person’s life or upon a book or other underlying work, applicant(s) must secure any necessary rights to make such adaptations. 

  3. Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary rights and permissions for people and third-party materials included in their films, including but not limited to music, trademarks, logos, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights.

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