The 20th Urbanworld Film Festival announced the winners and awards for the screenplay, documentary, feature, narrative short, narrative feature (U.S. and World) and audience categories and the three REVOLT Young Filmmaker finalists.
DADDY DON’T GO
NAME OF FILM: DADDY DON’T GO
DIRECTOR(S): Emily Abt, Andrew Osborne
STARRING: Alexander Charles Jr., Omar Kennedy, Roy Puntervold
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: “Daddy Don’t Go” explores the crisis of fatherlessness in America, documenting two years in the lives of four disadvantaged fathers in New York City as they fight to defy the odds against them. It provides compelling portraits of men who are unwavering in their commitment to parenthood despite the challenges they encounter.
Over 68 films will screen at the 2016 Urbanworld Film Festival taking place September 21 to 25, 2016 at Manhattan’s AMC Empire 25.
The documentary DADDY DON’T GO which follows the lives of four young fathers as they struggle to navigate parenthood, will debut on Vimeo, on Father’s Day.
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