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NVBC Fest Day 1 Highlights

Shadow and Act By Curtis Caesar John | Shadow and Act February 17, 2012 at 11:19AM

New Voices in Black Cinema Festival screenings begin today in Brooklyn, NY at BAM with four thought-provoking films sure to illuminate and entertain audiences. Check out the list below and see more ticket info on the host theater’s site – BAM.org/NewVoicesInBlackCinema and on the festival programmer’s website: www.ActNowproduction.org
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New Voices in Black Cinema Festival screenings begin today in Brooklyn, NY at BAM with four thought-provoking  films sure to illuminate and entertain audiences.  Check out the list below and see more ticket info on the host theater’s site – BAM.org/NewVoicesInBlackCinema and on the festival programmer’s website:  www.ActNowproduction.org

Also, check out this exclusive interview with The Tested star Aunjanue Ellis as she dishes about the movie, black film festivals and more.  It's written by SocietyHAE.com’s Shannon Effinger.

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The American Dream
(formerly known as MAKE A MOVIE LIKE SPIKE)

Directed by J. Walker Smith. With Malcolm Goodwin and Jamil Walker Smith

Armed with dreams that extend beyond their block, two best friends from Los Angeles videotape their last 36 hours before shipping off to Afghanistan. Together they capture their friends, family members, and the places they call home—to remember who they are and where they come from in their darkest hour.

Friday February 17th at 2:00pm

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DEFORCE

Directed by Daniel Falconer

A chronicle of Detroit’s struggle with political, economic and racial oppression.  Once the engine of America, Detroit remains a proud city – rich with local triumphs and individual achievements, but known best for its overwhelming quality-of-life challenges.  This film reveals that these present challenges are indeed forged of the past.

Q&A with director Daniel Falconer

Friday February 17th at 4:30pm

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The Tested

Directed by Russell Costanzo --  NY Premiere!

When an unarmed teenager is shot and killed by a police officer, his mother, brother, and the officer take vastly different paths towards redemption, understanding, and eventually forgiveness, in this gritty New York drama starring Aunjanue Ellis.

Fri, Feb 17 at 6:50pm Russell Costanzo with cast members Aunjanue Ellis, and Michael Morris in person

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Lesson Before Love

Directed by Dui Jarrod

A tense first meeting of online chat buddies Eric and Alexis triggers a torrent of emotions. But they soon begin to experience the love lessons that force them to search their own hearts and lost passions for the love that has long eluded them.

Fri, Feb 17 at 9:30pm Dui Jarrod, executive producer Scotty Singleton, and cast in person


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