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Reelblack Curates Early Work by Philly Filmmakers of Color In Philadelphia, Monday 4/22

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act April 19, 2013 at 7:11PM

Reelblack Curates Early Work by Philly Filmmakers of Color In Philadelphia, Monday 4/22
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THE HARDEST PART (1994, NYU, Dir. Michael Dennis, 11 min, 16mm)
THE HARDEST PART (1994, NYU, Dir. Michael Dennis, 11 min, 16mm)
For you folks in Philly, an event you may be interested in, taking place on Mondayt, April 22, at 7PM:
CINEDELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL & REELBLACK present EARLY WORK

A compilation of student films by Philly-based filmmakers of color, curated by Reelblack at PhilaMOCA 531 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Advance tix are $8: http://cffreelblack.brownpapertickets.com || Facebook event page.

EARLY WORK features films by Reelblack Founder Mike D (Philly Boy), Chinonye Chukwu (AlaskaLand), Rel Dowdell (Changing The Game), Tanya Hamilton (Night Catches Us) and Nadine Patterson (Tango Macbeth). All have gone on to make feature films and will be on hand to discuss how film school and short filmmaking proved to be an integral step in their development. Most of these films have not been shown on the big screen since their original festival runs and are not available on YouTube. Q&A Moderated by Gretjen Clausing of PhillyCAM.

The program will feature:

THE HARDEST PART (1994, NYU, Dir. Michael Dennis, 11 min, 16mm) 

THE KILLERS (1995, Columbia University, Dir. Tanya Hamilton, 20 Minutes, DVD)

TRAIN RIDE (1996, Boston University, Dir. Rel Dowdell, 30 min, 16mm)

RELEASE (2005, London Film School, Dir. Nadine Patterson, 13 min, DVD)

THE DANCE LESSON (2010, Temple U., Dir. Chinonye Chukwu, 14 min, DVD)


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