About the event
Essence Festival is an annual celebration of black excellence, celebrating its 25th year There is no better place to celebrate and honor once of the most iconic films in black culture!
This event celebrates the movie like never before, featuring:
· A screening of “Making the Five Heartbeats”
· A panel featuring Robert Townsend and other notable actors and contributors of the film
· Never before seen memorabilia from the film
· VIP meet & greet with panelists
Why should you sponsor?
- 510,000 people attended Essence Festival in 2018;
- Brand visibility;
14 billion social media impressions throughout Essence Festival 2018;
“Making the Five Heartbeats” was released in theaters, for one night only. Many fans of the film did not get to see it.
This event, like the movie, will invoke nostalgia to drive ticket sales.