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ABFF 2012 Exclusive Video: Russ Parr Talks 'Undershepherd' Reception & Distribution Hopes

Shadow and Act By Vanessa Martinez | Shadow and Act June 24, 2012 at 10:19AM

I had the pleasure of meeting Russ Parr, the big winner at the 2012 American Black Film Festival this weekend. His film The Undershepherd won Best Director and Best Narrative; official winners will be announced later.
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Russ Parr

I had the pleasure of meeting Russ Parr, the big winner at the 2012 American Black Film Festival this weekend. His film The Undershepherd won Best Director and Best Narrative; official winners will be announced later.

Parr talked about the The Undershepherd's festival's reception and hopes for distribution. He says he's gotten a couple of offers, but has received some push back from distributors due to the film's controversial nature.

Tambay posted his initial reactions to the film after its premiere at the Pan African Film Festival (read it HERE).

He also talks about his next project, a romantic dramedy titled Definitely Divorcing.

Thanks to the Mr. Parr for interview!

Watch the video below; by the way, the filmmaker is quite funny and clever :):

Russ Parr from Tambay Obenson on Vimeo.

This article is related to: Video, Festivals


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