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Event: Screening of works by Philly filmmakers of color

Reelblack Presents EARLY WORK (Philly Edition) 4/22 at Cinedelphia Film Festival

Monday, April 22, 2013, 7:00 PM
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:
Facebook event page.

EARLY WORK features films by Reelblack Founder Mike D, 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.

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)

Event: Free screening of Latter Days


Free Student Screening of Latter Days, Thursday, March 21

QFest is delighted to invite all students to a FREE screening of the movie Latter Days on Thursday, March 21st at 8 PM.

The screening will occur at Drexel University�s URBN Annex, 3401 Filbert Street.

This will be a fun event with door prizes for lucky attendees. To attend you need only show a valid student ID from any accredited institution of higher learning.

Latter Days is an American romantic drama about a gay relationship between a closeted Mormon missionary and his openly gay neighbor.

The film was written and directed by C. Jay Cox. It stars Steve Sandvoss as the missionary, Aaron, and Wes Ramsey as the neighbor, Christian. Joseph Gordon-Levitt appears as Elder Ryder, and Rebekah Johnson as Julie Taylor. Mary Kay Place, Erik Palladino, Amber Benson and Jacqueline Bisset have supporting roles.

Latter Days originally premiered at the Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. You can watch the trailer here.