At the Table with Rockmond Dunbar set for Saturday, October 18

Around-the-tble-with-Rockmond-DunbarActor, producer and director, Rockmond Dunbar will attend as special guest for "At the Table with Rockmond Dunbar" on October 18th at Indiana University Northwest Maraine Student Center, Savannah Center. This event is designed to act as a "bridge" between local, independent artists and positive models of success in the entertainment industry, and to serve as a catalyst for leadership development to up-and-coming talent.

The Fourth Annual Gary International Black Film Festival (GIBFF), being held on October 17th - 19th at Indiana University Northwest Bergland Auditorium, will feature independent films from emerging and established filmmakers making their Gary debut. The Gary International Black Film Festival offers a powerful lineup of drama, documentary and short films, and more star-studded independent films.

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana Young Professionals (The Young Professionals) seek to empower African-American and other disenfranchised individuals to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights - through education, training and leadership development. With several successful entertainers coming from Gary, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana Young Professionals seek to facilitate development opportunities for students in performing arts programs and independent artists in the local community.

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana Young Professionals is an auxillary of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Support for this event is provided through box office revenues, sponsorships and individual donations. All donations are tax-deductible.

Event Info
At the Table with Rockmond Dunbar
October 18th, 2014
Indiana University Northwest
Moraine Student Center, Savannah Center
Doors Open at 7:00 p.m.
Reception at 7:30 p.m.

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Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door
Attendees of the film festival will be given a promotion code for a 50% discount

Rockmond Dunbar (born January 11, 1973 in Berkeley, California) is an American actor, producer and director. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Kenny Chadway on the Showtime television drama series Soul Food, and as Benjamin Mile "C-Note" Franklin on the FOX television drama series Prison Break. In 2007, Dunbar starred on the short-lived TNT medical drama Heartland. He made a guest appearance on Noah's Ark as himself to give Noah (screenwriter and the main character of the show) some ideas about his movie Fine Art. He also had a recurring role on the UPN series Girlfriends, and is also known for his role as "Pookie" on the television series The Game. He was also a regular on the short-lived FX series Terriers.

Dunbar's other TV credits include guest appearances in Earth 2, Felicity, The Pretender, Two Guys and a Girl, and North Shore. In 2011, he joined the cast of FX's hit show Sons of Anarchy as the new Sheriff of Charming, Eli Roosevelt and later joined the role in the CBS crime drama The Mentalist as FBI agent Dennis Abbott.