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FILM: Youth Filmmakers From United States and International Selected For the 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC...
Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.
FILM: ‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay from Best Script Award – London
Film NEWS: -- The Best Script Award - London selected "My Father The Queen" as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.
FILM: DigitalSelf Announces Partnership with 305 Films to Sponsor Vibes Basel at Art Basel
Film NEWS: -- DigitalSelf®, Gil Green and 305 Films are pleased to announce their partnership to present the 9th annual Vibes Basel. DigitalSelf is the Title Sponsor for Vibes Basel, under the creative direction of Gil Green, at Art Basel at Supercar Rooms Miami on Friday, December 2, 2022.
FILM: PBS SOCAL and OUR L.A. Present ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’
Film NEWS: -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.
FILM: The First Adaptation of the 12th Century Poem Widely Recognized as World Cultural Heritage in Literature
Film NEWS: -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.
FILM: Flight 93 on September 11 Final Call: New Animation Video
Film NEWS: -- Jack Grandcolas, Pebble Beach, California, lost his wife on flight 93 on 9/11/2001 and shares his story and the actual final call on an answering machine message from her. In this animated video from YouTuber Kipp Berdiansky and his channel, "Heroes of War," the viewer can listen to this message and see how that day unfolded and how it has affected him to this day.
FILM: BHERC Presents Its First Health Matters Film Screening and Panel Focused on Mental Health During The 28th Annual African American...
Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to welcome an incredible lineup of Films, Filmmakers and Healthcare Professionals to the stage of speakers for our 28th Annual Film Festival and First Annual Health Conference: "SUPLLEMENTALLY": Mastering Mental and Brain Health After the Pandemic Across the Globe: Recovery, Healing, Hope, Reimage, taking place August 27, 2022, Cinemark 18 & XD, 6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles and virtually.
FILM: Californian Traveled to Poland to Interview Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees and Animated their Stories
Film NEWS: -- Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called "Heroes of War."
FILM: NJ Film Creator Exposes Wrongful Conviction: Documentary Calls for Justice in Alabama
Film NEWS: -- An independent African-American filmmaker with a relentless pursuit of the truth and justice, Jean Adam, Jr., has produced a stunning documentary that makes a powerful case: an Alabama white woman has been unjustly imprisoned for 30 years.
FILM: Award-winning documentary, ‘Just One’ selected for August 3 screening at San Antonio Film Festival
Film NEWS: -- One single encounter with the police can change a young person's life forever - especially children of color. "A Black or Brown child acting out at school or having a bad day can very quickly find themselves enmeshed into two very broken systems," says filmmaker and PrettyWork Creative CEO, Lisa N. Alexander.
FILM: ‘ALICE’ Families Focus of New Docudrama by Education Based Housing, Premieres July 21
Film NEWS: -- A $500 or $1,000 unplanned expense is enough to send an ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) family spiraling according to a report by Bankrate. Education Based Housing, a Houston nonprofit that serves ALICE families and communities knows this to be true. It partnered with Cypress creative agency, PrettyWork Creative to produce a docudrama to show situations real families face and expand the national conversation on ALICE families.
FILM: Ally Walker’s directing debut ‘Far More’ gets a new lease on life!
Film NEWS: -- Libelula Productions, LLC. presents, "Far More," which will begin streaming on July 5, 2022, on Apple TV, Google Play/YouTubeTV, Vudu, and Amazon Prime. "Far More" stars Adrian Grenier ("CLICKBAIT") as Sean McCallister, a successful fashion designer who returns home after a long absence to see his terminally-ill brother, played by Bailey Chase ("LONGMIRE").
FILM: ‘Besos de plastico’ Documentary is a Doctor Alert About Botched Faces From Illegal Injections
Film NEWS: -- As an amateur social project of the famous Dominican plastic surgeon, Luis Lopez Tallaj MD, trained in Brazil 20 years ago, has released recently on YouTube, the dramatic documentary "Besos de plástico" (Plastic Kisses). It is already available on his YouTube channel Lopeztallaj, this Hispanic or Latin project with closed captions in English, French and Portuguese is a warning to the global population of the risks taken with biopolymers injections.
FILM: Scientology Network Features ‘Big Sonia,’ the Inspiring Story of a Holocaust Survivor
Film NEWS: -- Scientology Network's "Documentary Showcase" presents the award-winning documentary "Big Sonia" Friday June 17, at 8:30 p.m. PT. Documentary Showcase is the weekly series providing a platform for independent filmmakers to share their work on important social, cultural and environmental issues.
FILM: Zero Budget Indie Film ‘Night, Mother’ scores 3 Webby Nominations
Film NEWS: -- "Night, Mother," the "hybrid" feature film from Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan, is an Official Nominee of the 2022 Webby Awards in the following 3 Virtual and Remote Categories: Media & Entertainment, Technical Achievement, and Best Audience Integration.
FILM: 12th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival Free and Open to the Public February 18 – March 4, 2022
Film NEWS: -- The Richmond Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 12th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films selected to raise awareness of environmental issues and offer solution-oriented messages of hope that inspire action towards promoting planet health and environmental justice.
FILM: On Holocaust Remembrance Day Let Us Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others
Film NEWS: -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate. Scientology Network's "Documentary Showcase" features two films that pay tribute to unsung heroes who saved thousands from dying in Nazi death camps.
FILM: The War Between Russia and The West Over Ukraine Comes in A New War Drama Now on Amazon Prime
Film NEWS: -- GI-Films announces: What is really going on in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine is the subject of a new movie "The Narrow Bridge" just released on Amazon Prime. Written and produced by Mirza Davitaia, and produced by GI-Films, "The Narrow Bridge" is about a young artist who must take up arms to defend Ukraine.
FILM: Scientology Network: Two Films in Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Film NEWS: -- Scientology Network's Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing "Big Sonia" and "Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child." The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
FILM: Brilliant Chess Game Finale by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Has Been Added to ‘Chess Board Rapture’ NFT Collection
Film NEWS: -- A Magnus Carlsen chess brilliancy that wrapped up his successful 2016 World Chess Championship match defense has been minted by Citrusw00d Productions on the OpenSea non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace.