20th Anniversary Celebration

20th Anniversary Celebration

 Join our 20th Anniversary celebration from Brooklyn to Harlem! Reel Sisters All Access Cinema Pass @Magic Johnson covers all screenings at Magic Johnson Theater, plus special events! Our all access pass is the best value — only $125 (Value: $200). Early birds get the best value since some perks is based on...
Reel Sisters Honors Nicole Franklin at Filmmakers Award Reception

Reel Sisters Honors Nicole Franklin at Filmmakers Award Reception

Reel Sisters Honors Nicole Franklin at Filmmakers Award Reception TICKETS Tues., Oct. 17, 6:30 pm Maysles Documentary Center 343 Lenox Avenue/Malcolm X Boulevard New York, NY, 10027 (btwn 127th and 128th Streets) Subways:  2/3, 4,5,6, A, B, C, D to 125th Street On Tues., Oct. 17 at 6:30 pm, Reel...
Leche

Leche

Nina, an 8 year-old outcast girl with albinism, finds herself the target of a jealous classmate’s witch hunt. BIO Gabriella A. Moses is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Currently Gabriella works as a freelance Director, Writer and Production Designer in New York City. Her...
Harlem Love

Harlem Love

Tickets: $12 || SECTION E – SUN., Oct. 21, 2017 • 5:33 pm-6:14 pm BUY TICKETS Harlem Love is a period piece set in the 1920’s about a young couple whose relationship is instantly tested. They struggle to find the strength to stay together, ultimately deciding their fate at the...
Proclamation Punctuation

Proclamation Punctuation

Proclamation Punctuation Director Sewra G Kidane Producer Namakula Nasejje Musoke “Proclamation Punctuation” is an enthralling fashion film centered on a fabulously fascinating woman reciting a short soliloquy paying homage to her love for using exclamation points in her missives. Periods are so period, where as an exclamation point livens up...
Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream

$12 Cuba’s Latin American Medical School is the largest medical school in the world, training nearly 30,000 doctors since 1999. ELAM as it is known in Spanish, also trains doctors from the United States. Follow the amazing adventure of American doctors trained in Cuba as they return home to the...
Louisiana 1961

Louisiana 1961

Tickets: $12 Louisiana 1961 (Invited)                                    Director: Bobby Huntley A rousing love story set against a backwoods honky tonk blues performance We follow a simple boy meets girl story with intense intercut passionate scenes.   Powered by Eventbrite
Quest

Quest

Ticket: $12 QUEST Director: Jonathan Olshefski   Producer: Sabrina Schmidt Gordon Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, QUEST chronicles the life of a North Philadelphia family for almost a decade. Epic in scope, QUEST is a tender portrait of a family whose journey is a vivid illumination of race...
The Tale of Four

The Tale of Four

Ticket: $12          The Tale of Four            Directors Gabourey Sidibe  Producer- Lisa Cortes, Shannon Gibson, Kia Perry, Xavier Francis, Kate Bolger Inspired by Nina Simone’s song, “Four Women,” this narrative explores the inner lives of Aunt Sarah; bound and burdened by duty, Saffronia; who is searching for identity, Sweet Thing; who...
Title VII

Title VII

  Title VII screens at Filmmakers Awards Celebration on Oct. 17, 2017 at Maysles Doc. Center! Tickets: $15 || Oct. 17, 2017, 6:30 pm || Maysles Documentary Center, Harlem BUY TICKETS! Director: Nicole Franklin   Producers: Nicole Franklin, Lisa Durden, Samuel Barden, Emelyn Stuart, Carl Gilbert, Jr. Length: 72 min., Narrative She’s...
How to With Callaloo

How to With Callaloo

A “how-to” children’s web-series hosted by Winston the puppet from the Callaloo book series. Every episode, Winston and his guests teach kids how to do fun and exciting things! Kids learn everything from music, recycling, sports, dance, vocabulary, languages, cooking, sewing, healthy eating, travel and more. With a focus on...
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Reel Sisters Previews New Lorraine Hansberry Film Sighted Eyes!

Reel Sisters Previews New Lorraine Hansberry Film Sighted Eyes!

Tickets: $20 || SECTION G – Oct. 21, 2017 • 7:37 pm @Magic Johnson, Harlem On Oct. 21 at 7:37 pm, Reel Sisters will host A Conversation on Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart directed by Tracy Heather Strain. Sighted Eyes is an intimate documentary on playwright Lorraine Hansberry’s life as artist, activist and visionary. Reel Sisters will...
Proclamation Punctuation

Proclamation Punctuation

Tickets: $12 || Section A – Magic Johnson Theater – Oct. 21, 1 pm-2 pm BUY TICKETS! Proclamation Punctuation Director: Sewra G Kidane Producer: Namakula Nasejje Musoke Proclamation Punctuation is an enthralling fashion film centered on a fabulously fascinating woman reciting a short soliloquy paying homage to her love for using exclamation points in her...
Prudence Screens @Magic Johnson Theater!

Prudence Screens @Magic Johnson Theater!

  Tickets: $12 || SECTION E – Oct. 21, 2017 • 5:33 pm-6:14 pm Prudence Director: Angela Jude Producer: Lauren Mok BUY TICKETS! Prudence a dishonorably discharged World War 2 nurse dealing dementia and the loss of her female companion since the war, shuts out the world inside her room at the senior home. One...
The Tale of Four

The Tale of Four

Tickets: $12 || SECTION B – Oct. 21, 2017 • 2:05 pm-3:15 pm BUY TICKETS Inspired by Nina Simone’s song, “Four Women,” this narrative explores the inner lives of Aunt Sarah; bound and burdened by duty, Saffronia; who is searching for identity, Sweet Thing; who looks to reconcile sex with love and Peaches; who seeks...
Quest

Quest

Tickets: $12 || SECTION C – SUN., Oct. 22, 2017 • 2:55 pm-4:50 pm BUY TICKETS QUEST Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, QUEST chronicles the life of a North Philadelphia family for almost a decade. Parents Christopher “Quest” Rainey, and his wife, Christine’a “Ma Quest” Rainey devote themselves to their children, while...
Louisiana 1961

Louisiana 1961

Tickets: $12 || SECTION E – Oct. 21, 2017 • 5:33 pm-6:14 pm BUY TICKETS A rousing love story set against a backwoods honky tonk blues performance. Starring Bryan Earl and Ashley John as Louis and Nora. We follow a simple boy meets girl story with intense intercut passionate scenes. BIO Bobby Huntley is an...
Awards Presenter Kasi Lemmons

Awards Presenter Kasi Lemmons

AWARD PRESENTERS Kasi Lemmons A proven talent as an actress, director and writer, KASI LEMMONS, continues to creatively tantalize with her thought provoking body of work. Lemmons’ work as an actress includes roles in Jonathan Demme’s “Silence of the Lambs” opposite Jodie Foster, John Woo’s first American film, “Hard Target,” Rusty Cundieff’s parody of the...
Performers at Awards Ceremony

Performers at Awards Ceremony

Performances & Special Screening Derick Cross (aka D. Cross) is a multidimensional visual and performance artist who creates imagery in order to reach deep inside the viewer of his artwork. His work is part of the collections of Erykah Badu (Grammy Award-winning Singer-Songwriter), Ed Lewis (Founder of Essence Communications), Ruby Dee (legendary actress), Judith Jamaison...
Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony

Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony

 
Mistress of Ceremonies - Toni Yates

Mistress of Ceremonies – Toni Yates

Toni Yates was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where she graduated from Bishop Kenny High School. She is a proud Seminole, having graduated from Florida State University with a major in Communications. Toni started her career in Savannah, Georgia, first as a reporter at WTOC, then with WSAV as weekend co-anchor. She has twice...