3rd Annual Black Web Fest Focuses on Creators' Health and Wellness

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Black Web Fest 2019 takes place April 12th and the 13th in NYC. This year, the festival focuses on mental health and wellness and will host a wellness exhibition. The event also features film screenings, panels, workshops, and a wine-tasting.

NEW YORK, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Black Web Fest is hosting their third annual festival starting April

12, 2019 at Dumbo Loft in Brooklyn and ending on April 13, 2019 at the National Black Theatre in Harlem. The event is a part of an international event series that celebrates Black creators and digital content. Black Web Fest 2019, their premier festival, features film screenings, a wine tasting, workshops and a series of educational panels. This year's festival is highlighting health and wellness by hosting a wellness exhibition on day one.

"As Black creators are faced with so much ongoing pressure, its's important that they still have safe spaces to gather, talk, and find solutions. During the festival, we're hosting a wellness exhibition and having a panel with industry experts. We're bringing resources together to expose creators to the options available for their holistic health," says Victoria Coker, Creator of Black Web Fest.

Black Web Fest 2019 showcases films created by emerging and award-winning Black media makers from across the globe. Panels will discuss hot topics in media and tech including health and wellness, entrepreneurialism, intellectual property, blockchain, and animation. Last year, the festival featured panelist from Emmy-nominated web series Tough Love, and influencers, such as Christylezz and Reign Apiim. This year, panelist include Kerry Coddett, Comedian, Writer, and Actor; Lee Moulton, Global Head of Partnerships at SeatGeek; and more.

Black Web Fest is creating a safe space for Black creators. Tickets are available for purchase now at blackwebfest.com.

This event is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

 

SOURCE Black Web Fest



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