Making a Black Impact

on the Big Screen! 

If you are a producer with a film that is written, produced, directed by or features an African American in a lead role, we welcome you to submit, compete and celebrate with us.

 

Share your talents at the 10th Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival. 

Submit your film, enter one of our competitions, attend one of our interactive and educational seminars or just come and party with us.  ALL filmmakers, film actors and film lovers are welcome!

 

'2023' 10th Annual

Las Vegas Black Film Festival

April 20 - 23, 2023

Nobody Does it LIKE Las Vegas!

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Founder

Ms. Michelle Payne

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AWARD WINNING' Las Vegas Black Film Festival
April 20 - 23, 2023

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FOUNDER Ms. Michelle

FOUNDER Ms. Michelle

Ms. Michelle & John Amos

Ms. Michelle & John Amos

Ms. Michelle and Mr. William Boykin

Ms. Michelle and Mr. William Boykin

Ms. Michelle & Amber Blow

Ms. Michelle & Amber Blow

SHOWDOWN

SHOWDOWN

Denise Dowse BEST Female Director

Denise Dowse BEST Female Director

John Binkowski

John Binkowski

Best Director of a Feature

Tyre Mills DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Tyre Mills DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Winners #Beingmytrueauthenticself

Winners #Beingmytrueauthenticself

Ms. Michelle & Lou Collins

Ms. Michelle & Lou Collins

Triggered LIFE Best Artistic Film

Triggered LIFE Best Artistic Film

Keith Mascoll BEST Actor in a Feature

Kinfolk Cast

Kinfolk Cast

Winner BEST COMEDY Bryan Bostic

Winner BEST COMEDY Bryan Bostic

John Amos and Nicole Katriss

John Amos and Nicole Katriss

Dr. Madeline WINNER

Dr. Madeline WINNER

Showdown

Showdown

Pic with John Amos

Pic with John Amos

FLAUNT IT

FLAUNT IT

Family

Family

Showdown Champ 2022

Showdown Champ 2022

BEST FEATURE Film

BEST FEATURE Film

Remember Me the Mahalia Jackson Story

Amber Blow

Amber Blow

Roberta Dumont

Roberta Dumont

Design Concepts

Ms Michelle & Candle

Ms Michelle & Candle

LVBFF Founder Ms

LVBFF Founder Ms

John Amos and Cheryl Friday

John Amos and Cheryl Friday

Family LVBFF

Family LVBFF

Kinfolk

Kinfolk

Family & Friends

Family & Friends

Patrice Moncel

Sherida Divine Showdown Judge

Sherida Divine Showdown Judge

John Amos & Dana

John Amos & Dana

John Amos and FLAUNT IT

John Amos and FLAUNT IT

MS

MS

Showdown

Showdown

2022 Showdown Winner

2022 Showdown Winner

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AK the Comedian

AK the Comedian

Latoyia

Latoyia

Tyrone Dubose

Tyrone Dubose

Craig Knight

Craig Knight

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Teshi Thomas

Teshi Thomas

Showdown Judge

John Amos & Singer Tony

John Amos & Singer Tony

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Ms. Michelle & Lou Collins

Ms. Michelle & Lou Collins

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Ms. Michelle and BFF Sheila

Ms. Michelle and BFF Sheila

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COMEDIAN Ak

COMEDIAN Ak

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WINNER Deborah Harris

WINNER Deborah Harris

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Ms. Michelle FOUNDER

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER

LVBFF Orange Carpet 2021

Best Director 2021

Best Director 2021

TAKE OUT GIRL MOVIE

2021 Winner Best Actress

2021 Winner Best Actress

B.O.M.B Founders Pick The Light Dares to Desert Me

2021 ACTORS Showdown Champion

2021 ACTORS Showdown Champion

Jeremy Gillett 2021 Actors Showdown Heavyweight Champion

2 TIME Winner

2 TIME Winner

Ice Cream Stop Best Drama Best Short

Actor Showdown CHAMPS

Actor Showdown CHAMPS

2021 Jeremy Gillet 2020 & 2018 Promise Marks

Dr. Bernard Moore

Dr. Bernard Moore

WINNER Best Adaptive Screenplay

THAIGA

THAIGA

Ice Cream Stop

Ice Cream Stop

Ice Cream Stop

Jeremy Gillett

Jeremy Gillett

Champion

Raptors

Raptors

BEST COMEDY

Teddy

Teddy

Outstanding Debut Film

Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence

Promise Marks

Eddie Baker

Eddie Baker

Teddy

Raptors

Raptors

Big City Nights

Big City Nights

Mr & Mrs 62

Mr & Mrs 62

Juan & Candle Frazier

Cast of Coronaphobia

Cast of Coronaphobia

2021 Premier

Eddie Baker

Eddie Baker

WINNER

Raptors

Raptors

Ice Cream Stop

Ice Cream Stop

Ms. Michelle and Avana Peachy

Ms. Michelle and Avana Peachy

SherLann Moore

SherLann Moore

Winner Best Adaptive Written Work

Take Out Girl

Take Out Girl

Hisonni Mustafa

Hisonni Mustafa

The Light Dares to Desert Me

The Light Dares to Desert Me

Amber Blow & Ms Michelle

Amber Blow & Ms Michelle

Ice Cream Stop

Ice Cream Stop

Take Out Girl

Take Out Girl

Take Out Girl

Take Out Girl

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER

SherLann Moore

SherLann Moore

Dr. Bernard Moore

Dr. Bernard Moore

Friends

Friends

Family & Friends

Family & Friends

SherLann Moore

SherLann Moore

Tanisha Nichole

Tanisha Nichole

Friends

Friends

Best Friend

Best Friend

Winner

Winner

Winner

Winner

Winner

Winner

Winner

Winner

Ingrid and Jt Wilson

Ingrid and Jt Wilson

winner

winner

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER & Amber Blow

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER & Amber Blow

Veg & Q

Veg & Q

Actor Showdown CHAMPS

Actor Showdown CHAMPS

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER

Ms. Michelle FOUNDER

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2021

2021

8th Annual LVBFF April 22-25, 2021 DON'T MISS IT! PASSES and TICKETS Now AVAILABLE

MsMichelle2020

MsMichelle2020

Ms. Michelle, Founder On the Orange Carpet

2020 LVBFF Producer of the Year JayTee T

2020 LVBFF Producer of the Year JayTee T

Two TIme ACTORS Showdown Champion PROMIS

Two TIme ACTORS Showdown Champion PROMIS

2020 Orange Carpet Host The FABULOUS Joi

2020 Orange Carpet Host The FABULOUS Joi

2020 Best Director of a Short ANT GREEN

2020 Best Director of a Short ANT GREEN

Coming to Africa ORANGE CARPET INTERVIEW

Coming to Africa ORANGE CARPET INTERVIEW

2020 Actors SHOWDOWN Champion PROMISE MA

2020 Actors SHOWDOWN Champion PROMISE MA

EMERGE Movie Poster

EMERGE Movie Poster

2020 LVBFF Dream Team

2020 LVBFF Dream Team

Ryda4lifeFilmz Q & A

Ryda4lifeFilmz Q & A

2020 Premier LEAD Actresses AVANA & AMBER

2020 Premier LEAD Actresses AVANA & AMBER

BEST FEATURE Last Words ANTHONY GREEN

BEST FEATURE Last Words ANTHONY GREEN

CRYSTAL

CRYSTAL

Eriah Howard

Eriah Howard

Filmmakers MASTER CLASS 2019

Filmmakers MASTER CLASS 2019

Team NO SLEEP

Team NO SLEEP

BEST FEATURE FILM

BEST FEATURE FILM

BEST FEATUREE FILM Frank Blue BEST ACTOR IN A FEATURE JayTee Thompson

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

2018 LVBFF Producer of the Year Kimberly T. Zulkowski

Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Glynn Turman

Glynn Turman

2018 Pioneer Honoree

ShowdownAward

ShowdownAward

PRESENTING SPONSOR

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Findlay Chevrolet

Me&QueenDevine

Me&QueenDevine

Devine

Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Sipp&Steph

Sipp&Steph

Best Feature Film

Best Feature Film

EXECUTOR

Devine

Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

THEATRE Lobby

THEATRE Lobby

BEST RELIGIOUS FILM

BEST RELIGIOUS FILM

GRANDMA'S HOUSE

Best Comedy

Best Comedy

Confused by Love

Bryan Moore

Bryan Moore

2017 Actors Showdown Heavyweight Champ

Devine

Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Yussia & Will Edwards

Yussia & Will Edwards

Orange Carpet Interview

Teshi Thomas

Teshi Thomas

Orange Carpet

Broderick E. Rice

Broderick E. Rice

Honored for 30 years of Comedy

Founder

Founder

Ms. Michelle & William

Fiorella

Fiorella

Orange Carpet

Best Dramatic Film

Best Dramatic Film

Hands Up Don't Shoot

3 TIME Winner!

3 TIME Winner!

Boston2Philly Ralph Celestin Mia Mendez

Marlon Stephens

Marlon Stephens

B-Mo & C-Mo Take on Las Vegas

Kendon Tillis

Kendon Tillis

Best Actor in a SHORT

Celebration

Celebration

Lawrence Ennis

Best Narrative Short

Best Narrative Short

Dana's Story

Champagne Toast

Champagne Toast

2017

VegasDon

VegasDon

Checkmate

Best Actress in Short

Best Actress in Short

Ashley Williams Hands Up Don't Shoot

Devine, Loretta

Devine, Loretta

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Devine

Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Devine, Loretta

Devine, Loretta

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

Devine

Devine

2017 L.V.B.F.F. Soaring Eagle Award

WHICH Black Lives Matter

WHICH Black Lives Matter

2017 Premier SHORT FILM

OPENING NIGHT!

OPENING NIGHT!

Ms. Michelle Payne & Lou Gossett Jr

Ms. Michelle Payne & Lou Gossett Jr

Legendary Award Recipient 2015 LVBFF

Irma P. Hall

Irma P. Hall

2016 LVBFF Honoree

Irma P. Hall

Irma P. Hall

2016 Honoree LVBFF

BEST ACTRESS IN FEATURE 2016

BEST ACTRESS IN FEATURE 2016

Valencia Wilson

BEST ACTOR IN FEATURE

BEST ACTOR IN FEATURE

Isaac Stephen Montgomery

State Proclamation

State Proclamation

Ms. Michelle Founder, LVBFF Receives Proclamation at the 2nd Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival from the STATE Legislature PROUD MOMENT

Tommy Ford

Tommy Ford

Best Feature Film Winner 2015

2016 SHOWDOWN WINNER

2016 SHOWDOWN WINNER

Lester Greene

BEST FEATURE FILM

BEST FEATURE FILM

LIFE IS TOO SHORT

BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTOR

SLEEPER

BEST WEB SERIES

BEST WEB SERIES

Sistah Did What?

LESTER GREENE

LESTER GREENE

2016 Showdown Winner

Ms. Michelle

Ms. Michelle

Daughter Stephanie

IRMA Hall

IRMA Hall

Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.

L.J. Harness & Cadillac of Las Vegas Present the LVBFF Legendary Film Actors Award to Academy Award Winner Louis Gossett Jr.

Huggy Bear

Huggy Bear

Omar Gooding

Omar Gooding

2015 LVBFF Opening Night Party

Tommy Ford

Tommy Ford

Actors Showdown Special Guest Judge

William L. Johnson & Sherry Gordy

William L. Johnson & Sherry Gordy

Celebrity Showdown Judges

Lou Gossett Jr

Lou Gossett Jr

Legend and Academy Award Winner

Best Editor

Best Editor

M. Legend Brown

Showdown Champ

Showdown Champ

2015 Actors Showdown Heavy Weight Champ Terrance C. Washington

Best ScreenPlay

Best ScreenPlay

Alonzo Crawford

SHOWDOWN

SHOWDOWN

Ms. China announces the Champion

Peoples Choice

Peoples Choice

Eriah Howard

2014 & 2015 Champs

2014 & 2015 Champs

Actors Showdown

Proclamation

Proclamation

State Legislature Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson recognizes Ms. Michelle for creating the Las Vegas Black Film Festival during the 2nd Annual LVBFF award ceremony

Step & Repeat

Step & Repeat

Flexing!

Flexing!

Ms. Michelle flexing with the 2015 Showdown Champ Terrance C. Washington

Proud Moments...

Proud Moments...

Ahhhh!

Ahhhh!

Another Successful year! God is good

Special Honors Ceremony

Special Honors Ceremony

Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.

Sponsors, Fans, Supporters

Sponsors, Fans, Supporters

Cadillac of Las Vegas

Wisdom

Wisdom

Showdown Champ

Showdown Champ

Terrance C. Washington

Founder

Founder

Speaks

Best Director

Best Director

Anthony Hackett "CATASTASIS"

Best Actor

Best Actor

Short Film Johnny Dutch

LIVING LEGEND

LIVING LEGEND

Louis Gossett Jr.

FOR INFORMATION 

email

michelle@lasvegasblackfilmfestival.com

Call

(702) 581-3390 

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