• LOCATION :

    Tubman Museum
    Grand Opera House
    Ampersand Guild Theater
  • Date :

    May 3 - 5 2019

The Tubman Museum will host the inaugural Tubman African American Museum Film Festival. The festival begins on Friday, May 3rd with a local film premiere and VIP reception at the Grand Opera House in downtown Macon. Saturday, the 4th will be filled with film screenings at Ampersand Guild Theater as well as workshops with filmmakers and industry professionals, and will conclude with an evening cocktail reception at the Tubman. The festival will conclude on Sunday, May 5th with a free outdoor screening of a classic film in the parking lot of the Museum.

Stay tuned for more information about scheduling, tickets and special guests. The Tubman African American Film Festival is presented in partnership with the Macon Film Festival. Support for the Tubman Film Festival is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Tubman African American Film Festival Advisory Committee:

Dr. Andy Ambrose
Tubman Museum

Dr. Michelle Prettyman
Mercer University

Jeff Bruce
Tubman Museum


Priscilla Esser
Macon Film Festival

Tabitha Lynne Walker
Macon Film Festival

Harold Young
Tubman Museum



Film Festival Panel Discussion in the Tubman Rotunda



Film Festival Panel Discussion in the Tubman Rotunda

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