Tim Reid Presents the Legacy Media Institute International Film Festival in Norfolk
November 8-10, 2013 @ Norfolk State University, Attucks Theater & Nauticus
Tim Reid’s Legacy Media Institute, in partnership with Norfolk State University and the City of Norfolk will present the first International Film Festival November 8 – 10, 2013.
In celebration of the art of filmmaking, the International Film Festival will present an international showcase of culturally diverse films, while providing local, national, and international filmmakers a forum for their work to be viewed, appreciated, and discussed. The Festival will serve as a vehicle to initiate open dialogue on issues and ideas that build cultural awareness and appreciation.
The three day International Film Festival will feature a diverse array of film and panel discussions, workshops, product and equipment presentations at a variety of venues in the city of Norfolk and on the campus of Norfolk State University. Screenings will include a dazzling complement of 30 short and feature length films from a select group of directors and producers from over 10 countries.
An opening night “Red Carpet” VIP celebration, Saturday Night Gala and Closing Night Awards Ceremony and Celebration are also highlights of the Festival.
As the first such collaborative effort for the Legacy Media Institute, Norfolk State University and the City of Norfolk, the International Film Festival is poised to provide direct cultural impacts.
“I am excited by the opportunity to promote our mutual mission of promoting excellence and appreciation for filmmakers and the stories that they tell,” said founder, filmmaker and actor, Tim Reid.
The Legacy Media International Film Festival is for filmmakers and film lovers alike. Attendees will be entertained, informed and inspired by the passions and unique visions of the filmmakers that represent a perspective of interconnectedness of cultures.