The 3rd Annual Dirty Popcorn Black Film Festival is presented by Jet Phynx and hosted and sponsored by the Delaware Art Museum. The flim festival will happen in August 10 of 2024. The mission of the festival is to provide a platform and venue to discover and celebrate filmmakers of color from Delaware and the surrounding region while also providing a means of preserving local black filmmakers.

The festival is accepting submissions in three categories:

Best Short Drama/Narrative

Best Short Documentary

Best Short Experimental (music video, animation, etc.)

People’s Choice (will be determined from screenings)

The event will occur on August 10, 2023. The films will be showcased at the
Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, DE.

Eligibility Requirements
- The primary film maker, that is the writer, producer or director, must be a Black of Indigenous Person of Color (BIPOC) from DE, MD, NJ, PA, or NY.
- The film must be under 30 minutes.
- The film must be an original work of the filmmakers. All footage/audio must either be original or licensed through the proper channels.
- The film must have been completed in the last 5 years.
- At least one film maker will be required to attend the day their film is viewed and must be present to accept any awards on the final day of the festival.