MIAMI – Young filmmakers are disrupting the way movies are made. They’re raising money through crowd funding sites and shooting films with their iPhones. A film festival devoted to this revolutionary group, the iGen Film Festival (formerly the Elijah Wells Youth Indie Film Festival) will take place Oct. 19-21, in Historic Overtown at the Historic Black Archives Lyric Theatre 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136.

The mission of the iGen Film Festival is to provide a platform for emerging young filmmakers around the world to reach the broadest possible audience and to generate international dialogue through cinema. The festival looks to celebrate and inspire filmmakers to develop their technical and creative skills.

This year’s ambassadors are Romeo Miller and JoMarie Payton. Wills Felin, Marco Mall, Antwan Smith, Fentz Louis, and Joe Latimn are returning for the third year teaching a session in film producing. The festival will also include an intimate conversation with NigerianAmerican Actor Sope Aluko(“Black Panther”).

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