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Exclusive: AFFRM's Array Releasing Announces Double-Feature iTunes Release For 'Big Words' & 'Better Mu's Com'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2014 4:22 PM
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Exclusive: AFFRM's Array Releasing Announces Double-Feature iTunes Release For 'Big Words' & 'Better Mu's Com'

Review: Nailah Jefferson's Doc 'Vanishing Pearls' Chronicles Tragic Impact of Environmental Disaster (Coming To Detroit, Montgomery, Atlanta, Seattle This Weekend)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • April 21, 2014 11:56 AM
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Through carefully researched data, in-depth interviews with black oysterman, Gulf researchers, marine biologists, and the very face of the BP claims disaster Ken Feinberg, Jefferson crafts a deeply involving portrait of how strong, communal interests can be overtaken by corporate greed and incompetence.

Interview: Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut 'Vanishing Pearls' & 2010's Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community (Opens Today)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 18, 2014 11:30 AM
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Vanishing Pearls, a passion project and Naihla Jefferson’s feature directorial debut, documents the aftermath of the BP (Beyond Petroleum) oil spill of 2010, specifically its effects on the oyster fishing industry in the Louisiana Gulf town of Pointe a la Hache in New Orleans. Jefferson wanted to record the place in history of this town’s African American fishing community, who relied on fishing for their livelihood for generations, prior to the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Are You An AFFRM Rebel? Would You Like To Be? Here's How...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2013 11:12 AM
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  • 21 Comments
Are You An AFFRM Rebel? Would You Like To Be? Here's How...

AFFRM Re-Launches Website with New Content and Features

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 27, 2012 3:20 PM
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The African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) has announced the revamp and re-launch of its website, AFFRM.com.