Greenwood Film Festival — Aug 4-9
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August 4-9

OSU-TULSA

700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa

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The Goods

Festival Highlights

Greenwood Film Festival is a revolutionary film festival in Tulsa Oklahoma where Truth and storytelling meet. As a premiere black film festival, we screen films that expose the ills of society, speak truth to power, challenge us to grow, make us laugh and empower. 

Film Screenings

Workshops

Panels

Q&A

Filmmaker Lounge

Award Show

Filmmaker Spotlight

Dianne Houston

Dianne Houston is an Oscar-nominated writer/director with three decades of credits and accomplishments in television and film. Houston, known for her unique skills as a storyteller, director, and as a builder of memorable characters, has developed film and television projects for Showtime, HBO, Tribeca Films, Paramount, New Line, Participant Films, Universal, CBS, ABC, Paramount, and many others.

Oscar Nominated

Houston was the first African American female director to be nominated for an Oscar in that or any other directing category.

Film & TV Credits

Take the Lead; Seacole; Knights of the South Bronx; Runaway Island; and Surviving Compton: Suge, Dre, and Michel’le, Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland; EMPIRE, and Freedom Hair.

Freedom Hair Trailer

Freedom Hair Trailer

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Mosiah

Short Film
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Freedom Hair

Feature Film
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Gates

Short Film
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Breathe

Short Film
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A Little Hope For Chicago

Feature Doc
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They Don't Live Long

Short Film
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Photosynthesis

Short Film
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HELP! I Think My Teacher is Racist

Short Film
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Line-Up

Featured Screenings

Check out these short, feature, and doc headliners. Their something for everyone.

4th Annual

Festival Schedule

Captivating screenings, interactive workshops, engaging panels, delicious VIP lounge food, and your next connection await you at the Greenwood Film Festival.

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  • 2:00 PM

    Healing on Greenwood

    It's time to possess the healing that Greenwood needs. Join us as we soak in the events of the Massacre, time traveling to put ourselves in their shoes, and ultimately gain healing.

  • 5:30 PM

    The Green Carpet

    Walk the green carpet like a celebrity, and get your photo opp and hashtag on.

  • 6:20 PM

    Film Screening

    How to Sue The Klan, Hip Hop's Lost Soul, Huey, Breathe, Mosiah, TBA

  • 8:45 PM

    Q&A Session

    Stay with us as we ask the filmmakers, actors, and producers our most burning questions and discuss the film.

  • 9:00 PM

    Creative & VIP Lounge

    Let's do more than network, let's build something special for your next project. VIP members receive catered food in a festive atmosphere. 

  • 10:00 AM

    Hair & Makeup Workshop

    Let's learn in ins and outs, the do's and don'ts of hair and makeup.

  • 3:00 PM

    Money Verses Purpose Panel

    A question of questions. Money versus purpose. How can you do both in this economy and day of inflation?

  • 5:30 PM

    Film Screenings

    A Race in the Sun, Pictures Only, Ameka and Her Magical Crown, Freedom Hair

  • 8:45 PM

    Q&A Sessions

    Stay with us as we ask the filmmakers, actors, and producers our most burning questions and discuss the film.

  • 9:00 PM

    Creative & VIP Lounge

    Let's do more than network, let's build something special for your next project. VIP members receive catered food in a festive atmosphere.

  • 10:00 AM

    TBA Event

    TBA Event

  • 3:00 PM

    Finding Causes To Film Panel

    Whether is a documentary or a narrative film, you have something to say. Learn how to hone your voice and create films connected to causes that matter.

  • 6:00 PM

    Film Screening

    Sentient, Candence: A Love Story, Photosynthesis, Remember Me: Dementia in the African American Community.

  • 8:45 PM

    Q&A Session

    Stay with us as we ask the filmmakers, actors, and producers our most burning questions and discuss the film.

  • 9:00 PM

    Creative & VIP Lounge

    Get ready to dance as the electrifying duo Astral Beats takes the main stage, delivering an immersive blend of electronic and live instruments.

  • 10:00 AM

    Acting Workshop

    Discover the depth that every actor needs and most directors are looking for. It's an acting workshop for beginners and advance actors

  • 2:00 PM

    Filmmaking Workshop

    Let's learn how to make a movie in 3 hours. 

  • 5:30 PM

    Film Screenings

    They Don't Live Long, Save Our Sons, A Little Hope for Chicago, The War Torn Drum, SA'ANA, 

  • 8:45

    Q&A Session

    Stay with us as we ask the filmmakers, actors, and producers our most burning questions and discuss the film.

  • 9:00 PM

    Creative & VIP Lounge

    Let's do more than network, let's build something special for your next project. VIP members receive catered food in a festive atmosphere. 

  • 10:00 AM

    Directing Workshop

    Dive into director secrets to enhance your productions. Whether you are new or old. This is for you.

  • 3:00 PM

    The Truth of the Massacre Keynote

    Let's go on a journey to discover the roots of why the 1921 Massacre happened. We will uncover the conspiracy, unearth Oklahoma's history, and find the root of white supremacy and self-hate.

  • 6:00 PM

    Film Screenings

    Greenwood Ablaze, They're Marching On Us, Battle Line: A Poetic Cry for Justice, HELP! I Think My Teacher is Racist, GATES

  • 8:45 PM

    Q&A Session

    Stay with us as we ask the filmmakers, actors, and producers our most burning questions and discuss the film.

  • 9:00 PM

    Creative & VIP Lounge

    Let's do more than network, let's build something special for your next project. VIP members receive catered food in a festive atmosphere.

  • 10:00 AM

    Producing Workshop

    Let's talk about the keys to great producing. From theatrical releases to streaming. How do you take an idea from concept to the screen?

  • 2:00 PM

    How to Distribute & Keep Your Rights Panel

    Distribution is one of the hardest and gate kept endeavors. Learn how to break the code for your next productions. 

  • 4:00 PM

    Film Screenings

    Sites of Resistance and Healing, Mister Gates

  • 6:00 PM

    Q&A Session

    Stay with us as we ask the filmmakers, actors, and producers our most burning questions and discuss the film.

  • 6:20 PM

    GFF Awards

    The first GFF award show goes over the best of the best and wraps the year's festival up.

Ticket Passes

Festival Admissions

It's time to get your tickets and prepare to experience a revolutionary film festival.  If you are seeking to go to just the film block, it will be $10 at the door. Workshops will be $15 at the door.

Student Pass

Free / Person

  • Access to Screenings
  • Access to Panels
  • Access to Workshops
  • Food Not Included

Day Pass

$20 / Person

  • Access to Screenings
  • Access to Panels
  • Access to Workshops
  • Access to Creative Lounge
  • Catering Not Included

VIP Experience

$140 / Person

  • Access to Screenings
  • Access to Panels
  • Access to Workshops
  • Access to VIP Lounge
  • Access to First Class Catering

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The News Room

Latest Headlines

Come here for your latest festival news and happenings.

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GFF Helpdesk

A schedule will be found on the home page under the festival schedule section. In addition, you can click on the event name and be taken to a description of the event.

The festival will be held at OSU-Tulsa, and surrounding areas, near and around Greenwood Ave. Everything will be within minutes of each other. Please stay tuned on our social media page for festival news.

During the festival, our team of dedicated volunteers and team members will have a remote station posted at the location. You can also contact info@greenwoodfilmfestival.com and we will answer your question as soon as possible.

If have to get a refund, we can gladly give a full refund within 2 days of the purchase date. After 2 days, we are not able to give a refund. We can also not give a refund 14 days from the event. This includes tickets that were purchased within two weeks of the event.

Yes. Parking is free.

There are movies that family oriented, and some are for mature audiences. For more information on this, visit the parent guide.

If you would like to become a volunteer, sponsor, or vendor, please email us your request at info@greenwoodfilmfestival.com
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700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa

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