African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to announce its Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase.  Since its inception in 1994, African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase have been a platform for rising and established filmmakers from emerging voices, while exploring innovations in storytelling across film, television, online, and more.

The Festival presents a combination of documentaries and short films, features multiple filmmakers. The community-at-large is invited annually  to celebrate the artistry of  filmmakers whose projects cover diverse topics, stories, techniques and broad themes multi-layered with humor, drama, and reality.


Festival passes are available online at www.bherc.org. $300.00 for a full Festival Pass, $75.00 for a Day Pass and $25.00 for a block of films. Senior and student discounts are available. All films can be viewed virtually for $30.00 through www.BHERC.tv.

Sponsor A Ticket

If you can not attend, please consider sponsoring a student or senior:


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COVID-19 Protocols

We strongly support vaccinations for COVID-19 and wearing your mask is important to help keep a safe environment. There are certain health precautions and protocols followed in consideration of the health and safety of patrons, volunteers, and staff. COVID-19 protocols will be observed for all in-person events.



Planning to join us for the festival? Please use the links below to book accommodations.


Marriott Courtyard Los Angeles Westside 

 6333 Bristol Parkway, Culver City, CA 90230

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Hilton Los Angeles Culver City 

 6161 West Centinela Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230

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Lowe’s Hollywood Hotel 

1755 North Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028

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