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Fundraising - Leslie Harris Preps Satirical Comedy Follow-up To Sundance Winner 'Just Another Girl on the IRT'

by Jai Tiggett
November 22, 2013 12:50 PM
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Jennifer Williams in 'I Love Cinema'
Jennifer Williams in 'I Love Cinema'

Leslie Harris, director of the 1992 Sundance festival winner Just Another Girl on the IRT, has returned to the indie world to produce her new feature I Love Cinema.

Jennifer Williams, formerly of the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives, is set to star as Professor Laneaux, a woman "obsessed with film both in the classroom and the bedroom, but the Professor's Film Fantasy World is shattered by racial controversy and a crazy media circus all seemingly out to get her."

Harris says of the film:

I love movies that’s why I wrote the screenplay 'I Love Cinema'.  It has the tone of some my favorite classic films like “Network”, “ A Face in the Crowd’ and “Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' ... but 'I Love Cinema' has a contemporary twist with college students dealing with real stuff, an actor from some of your favorite movies and TV shows and musical artists from our slammin’ Hip Hop and R&B soundtrack! 

Harris has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 for production funds. 

Find her fundraising pitch below, and to contribute, click HERE

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  • Katie | November 23, 2013 9:01 AMReply

    That lead though?!

  • Tony | November 20, 2013 6:37 PMReply

    Absolutely enjoyed her first film and have been wondering what happen to this gem of movie culture that just disappeared. Wish she had a different lead as a reality star for the head of a film... hmmm, okay.

  • Laura | November 11, 2013 5:27 PMReply

    Good for her. I'm glad she back in the game.

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