THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION directed by Stanley Nelson took home the Audience Award “Best of Fest” at the 17th annual RiverRun International Film Festival which ran April 16 to 26, 2015. In the film, Stanley Nelson weaves together voices from varied perspectives who lived the story of the Black Panther Party, including police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters, and detractors, those who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. AUDIENCE AWARDS The Audience […]
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NAME OF FILM: 3 ½ MINUTES
DIRECTOR(S): Marc Silver
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: This gripping documentary explores the legal aftermath of the tragic shooting of African-American teenager Jordan Davis when he was playing his “thug music” too loud at a gas station. It explores the danger and subjectivity of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense laws as well as the emotional experience of Jordan Davis’ parents in the courtroom. This film won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact at the Sundance Film Festival.
The Sarasota Film Festival announced its full line-up, including its Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, its Sundance/Gate Foundation Shorts, its Centerpiece and Spotlight films, and its Best of the Web Program for the 2015 Festival taking place April 10th Through April 19th, 2015. Emmy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-Winning British-American actress Jane Seymour (LIVE AND LET DIE, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) will be in attendance to showcase Evangelos Giovanis and […]
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is the Winner of the U. S. Grand Jury Prize – Dramatic and the Audience Award – U.S. Dramatic at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.