Various industry notables attended the 27th Annual Urbanworld International Film Festival for Day 3 of the five-day event. Festival ambassador The RZA and Gerald Barclay – co-directors of the documentary A Wu-Tang Experience: Live from Red Rocks Amphitheatre – were on hand to present their film and participate in a post-screening Q&A moderated by writer Thembisa Mshaka.
Misty Copeland, Nelson George and Leyla Fayyaz – producers of the experimental short “Flower” – attended on behalf of their film as well as retired astronaut Leland Melvin (The Space Race), Benny Boom (“A Love Letter to Hip Hop”), Apolline Traore (Sira), and Thembi L. Banks (Young. Wild. Free.).