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African-American Indie Films To Be Showcased At Champs-Elysees Film Festival In Paris In June

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act May 13, 2014 at 11:40PM

Independent black films will be honored at the third annual Champs-Elysées Film Festival taking place in June in Paris
American Promise

The third annual Champs-Elysées Film Festival, created by producer, distributor and exhibitor Sophie Dulac, in association with Turner Classic Movies, will take place during the week of June 11th – 17th in Paris.

And this year, among the some 60 films that will be screened, will be a special selection of independent African-American films, including Tommy Oliver’s 1982, with Hill Harper and Wayne Brady, The Magic City by filmmaker R. Malcolm Jones starring Keith David, Jenifer Lewis and Erika Alexander, and the documentary American Promise by Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (pictured above).

All the festival screenings will take place at the theatres that line the Champs-Elysées in Paris: The Balzac, Gaumont Champs-Elysées, the Lincoln, MK2 Grand Palais, Publicis Cinéma and UGC George V.

For more info, you can go to the festival‘s website HERE, though the English version will not be available until May 23rd.

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