Spotlight Screenings

Note: Spotlight Screenings are not available for individual ticket purchases.

UnPrisoned (Season 2 World Premiere) with Kerry Washington

Presented by Onyx Collective

Thursday, June 13 | 11:00 am | New World Center - Performance Hall
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Join the world premiere screening of the second season of Hulu’s heartfelt dramedy “UnPrisoned,” starring Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo, followed by a fireside chat with executive producers Kerry Washington and Tracy McMillan. In season two, the Alexander family is still a mess. Paige’s therapy practice is in trouble, Finn’s anxiety is through the roof, Edwin is still figuring out how to get his life together outside of prison, and their relationships are more complicated than ever. The family needs help, and it’s time to call in a professional – OTHER than Paige. The Alexanders turn to a “family radical healing coach,” who throws out all the rules to free them of the issues, old wounds and family secrets holding them back.

Panelists: Kerry Washington, Tracy McMillan

Ol’ Dirty Bastard: A Tale of Two Dirtys


Courtesy of A&E Networks

Thursday, June 13 | 7:00 pm | Miami Beach Convention Center - Screening Room 1
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The definitive documentary on Wu-Tang Clan founding member Ol’ Dirty Bastard. The film explores how Russell Tyrone Jones created Ol’ Dirty Bastard, a Hip Hop alter ego superhero that would ultimately consume him. Featuring interviews with Mariah Carey, Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, family members, and more.

Moderator: Amira Lewally

Panelists: Jason Pollard (Director), Messiah Jacobs P.G.A. (Executive Producer), Icelene Jones (Talent & Executive Producer), Bar-Sun Jones “YDB” (Talent & Executive Producer)

Down in the Valley

Courtesy of STARZ

Friday, June 14 | 7:00 pm | Miami Beach Convention Center - Screening Room 1

Down in the Valley, a documentary series inspired by the vibrant world of “P-Valley,” set to air in 2024. The six-half-hour episode series hosted, and executive produced by Nicco Annan (“P-Valley”) will take viewers on a tantalizing tour of the Deep South, unveiling a complex South that is equal parts poignant, joyful, and magical.

Panelist: Nicco Annan


Courtesy of Pronghorn

Friday, June 14 | 7:30 pm | New World Center - Truist Pavilion
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Be the first to experience DISTILLED, an intimate docuseries that shines a light on the vibrant world of Black-owned spirits brands. In this first episode, we delve deep into the story of Delta Dirt Distillery, a family-owned craft distillery rooted in the fertile soil of the Arkansas Delta. Discover the passion, heritage, and innovation that drives these entrepreneurs, and learn how these elements are embodied in the unique flavors of their spirits. This world premiere screening will feature open bar cocktails throughout the event and a talkback with the producers and talent behind the series. The episode has a running time of 23 minutes, so please arrive on time to enjoy the full experience.

Moderator: Janell Snowden

Panelists: Erin J. Hall – Co-Founder of Pronghorn + Producer, Dan Sanborn – Co-Founder of Pronghorn, Travis McMichael – Producer, Harvey Williams – Co-Founder + CEO of Delta Dirt Distillery

Affion Crockett Presents Microphone Masters: Comedy, Community, and Collaboration

Courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal

Saturday, June 15 | 10:00 am | Miami Beach Convention Center - Screening Room 1

Affion Crockett Presents Microphone Masters: Comedy, Community, and Collaboration” moderated by Talitha Watkins, President & Head of ColorCreative, with panelists Affion Crockett, Actor, Comedian, and Producer; Delmar Washington, Director and Producer; and Keesha Boyd, VP, Entertainment Products, Comcast and Executive Producer for the Black Experience on Xfinity. Enjoy a full episode screening and discussion centering on the creative process and collaborative work in bringing this 3-part stand-up comedy docuseries to life. Gain exclusive insights into the team’s process and goals to uplift emerging comedic talent and the partnership with Black Experience on Xfinity to further the mission of growing opportunities for Black storytellers and filmmakers.

NBC’s “Found” Season 2 Sneak Peek Screening


Courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal

Saturday, June 15 | 1:00 pm | Miami Beach Convention Center - Screening Room 1

Be the first to see the heart-pounding season two premiere of NBC’s hit crime drama series “Found.” Following will be an intimate conversation with co-showrunner/executive producer Sonay Hoffman and stars Arlen Escarpeta (“Zeke”) and Gabrielle Walsh (“Lacey”). PR specialist Gabi Mosley (Shanola Hampton) and her team are dedicated to finding missing people. But Gabi has a chilling secret – she’s locked up her childhood kidnapper Sir (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) in the basement to help her crack every case. Now Sir has escaped and is on the loose. And her biggest secret is now her biggest threat.

Moderator: Kathleen Newman-Bremang, Refinery29 Unbothered

Panelists: Sonay Hoffman, Gabrielle Walsh “Lacey”, Arlen Escarpeta “Zeke”

Devil in a Blue Dress

Courtesy of Sony Pictures

Saturday, June 15 | 5:00 pm | Miami Beach Convention Center - Screening Room 1
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It’s 1948 and Los Angeles is booming, but Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) has seen better days. He’s just been fired and he’s got house payments to make, so when Easy is offered a job locating the mysterious Daphne Monet (Jennifer Beals), he doesn’t waste much time saying yes. Now be finds himself drawn into a web of murder, blackmail, brutal cops, and corrupt city politics. Devil In A Blue Dress also stars Tom Sizemore as DeWitt Albright, who hustles Easy into this dangerous game, and Don Cheadle as Mouse, Easy’s extremely volatile friend. Reminiscent of film noir, this stylish production is based on the acclaimed novel by mystery writer Walter Mosley.