Teens ages 14-18years are being given the opportunity to learn the art of content creation at the first staging of the Black River Film Festival

Scheduled to run from June 28 through to June 30 in St Elizabeth, the festival stands as a catalyst for local talent, inspiring the youth to explore the realms of filmmaking, documentary creation, and various creative expressions, all within reach through their mobile device.

Speaking with IRIE FM’s Kabu Maat Kheru on the Africa Forum on Sunday, Festival Director, Ava Eagle Brown says participants are in for a treat as an actor from the movie Black Panther will be among this year’s panelists.

The Black River Film Festival is inaugurated with a vision to cultivate budding filmmakers and ignite creativity in the heart of rural Jamaica.