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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

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!

  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


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

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 powerful, Black and female. But

Reel Talk with Rochelle Rose, director of Super Chef

Reel Talk with Rochelle Rose, director of the family-friendly food comedy, Super Chef by Reel Sisters correspondent Iman Childs Rochelle Rose, a recent MFA graduate of Florida State University, made her short film, Super Chef, while she was still a student. The film centers on Albert, a nerdy child afflicted with an array of food

WABC’s Here And Now Highlights Reel Sisters 2016!

  Reel Sisters was featured on WABC TV’s Here And Now on Sunday, Oct. 9! Watch Sandra Bookman’s interview with Reel Sisters Founder Carolyn A. Butts and Film Festival Curator Lisa Durden. Please share and join us on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 for our Reel Sisters Awards ceremony at the Schomburg Center.   Tickets to

Reel Sisters Announces Centric Awards & 2016 Award Winners!

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series Announces Winners of the First Centric/Reel Sisters Awards 2016!   Thanks to Centric & The Black Employees of Time Warner! November 26, 2016 (Brooklyn, NY) — Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is proud to announce Soul City and Everything I

Reel Talk with Mariona Lloreta, director of Amenze

Mariona Lloreta Shares Her Love for Brazil in Amenze: In Between Worlds Interview by Iman Childs, Reel Sisters correspondent Mariona Lloreta, the writer, director, and cinematographer behind Amenze: In Between Worlds, invited Reel Sisters to her home to discuss her visually stunning short film. Newcomer Simone Manigo stars as Amenze, a sex worker in Brazil,

Reel Sisters partners with Centric

  Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series Welcomes Centric as Key Sponsor & Partner September 30, 2014 (Brooklyn, NY) — Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is proud to announce a partnership with Centric, a BET Network, to support scholarships for our award-winning filmmakers and help the festival