Originally Published: October 12, 2004
The First Annual HIP HOP FILM FESTIVAL will take place in Atlanta, GA in Spring of 2005. Atlanta based Creative Circle Entertainment is presenting the 3 day fest, with an eye towards making it an annual tradition in the area.
Hip Hop’s finest will be rewarded for their contributions to the film community in a formal awards ceremony on April 17, 2005. This ceremony will mark the closing of the festival. This year’s celebrity award recipients include ICE CUBE, LUDACRIS, MOS DEF, QUEEN LATIFAH and WILL SMITH. An award will also be presented in honor of the work of TUPAC SHAKUR.
The films showcased at the festival will be influenced by hip hop culture. Festivities take place in Atlanta, GA, April 15-17, 2005. The three-day event will consist of an opening and closing gala, panel discussions, screenings and the awards ceremony.
For more information on the festival, including how to submit, visit the WEBSITE