The 2017 New Orleans Film Festival will debut a new strand, titled “Change Makers” that brings to the forefront stories of social activism and advocacy.
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities
NAME OF FILM: TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
DIRECTOR(S): Stanley Nelson
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: A monumental, essential, and compelling survey of the history and cultural significance of HBCUs in America.
John Ridley’s ‘Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992’ Among 10 Films on 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Black Lens Lineup
The Black Lens program returns to the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival featuring documentary and fiction films by African American filmmakers
The 2017 Bentonville Film Festival kicks off today May 2nd, and will feature a panels lineup that builds upon the mission-oriented foundation set in the previous years
The 6th Montclair Film Festival, taking place April 28 to May 7, 2017, will open with Amanda Lipitz’s STEP on Friday, April 28 and close with Zoe Lister-Jones’ BAND AID on Saturday, May 6.
The 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, revealed its NEW DOCS lineup of 48 films – 27 features and 21 shorts; and the Invited Program lineup featuring 23 films – 22 features and 1 short— screening out of competition.