AFFRM to host 9 hour Rebel-a-thon on Twitter celebrating Black Cinema

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AFFRM to host 9 hour Rebel-a-thon on Twitter celebrating Black Cinema
Posted by Wilson Morales

December 19, 2013

Recently, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) + its subsidiary Array have started a membership program among Black filmmakers. The membership program will help to sustain its efforts around furthering and fostering black indie cinema.

This Friday, December 20th, AFFRM will be hosting a 9 hour Rebel-a-thon on Twitter celebrating Black Cinema! Filmmakers like Julie Dash, Ryan Coogler, Victoria Mahoney, Justin Simien, Pete Chatmon and many more are taking over @AFFRM‘s Twitter account for 9 hours to discuss and celebrate black cinema.

The full schedule is outlined here:

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM PST

Julie Dash, Writer/Director, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

8:15AM – 8:45AM PST

Patrik-Ian Polk, Writer/Director, THE SKINNY, “Noah’s Arc”

8:45AM – 9:15AM PST

Paul Garnes, Producer, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, “The Game,” “Being Mary Jane”

9:15AM – 9:45AM PST

Pete Chatmon, Writer/Director, PREMIUM

9:45AM – 10:15AM PST

Lena Waithe, Producer, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

10:15AM – 10:45AM PST

Aisha Coley, Casting Director, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, 25TH HOUR, HE GOT GAME, BAMBOOZLED

10:45AM – 11:15AM PST

Storm Saulter, Writer/Director, BETTER MUS’ COME

11:15AM – 11:45AM PST

Morgan Rhodes, Music Supervisor, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

11:45AM – 12Noon PST

Neil Drumming, Writer/Director, BIG WORDS

12:00PM – 1:00PM PST

Ava DuVernay, Writer Director, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, I WILL FOLLOW

1:00PM – 1:30PM PST

Victoria Mahoney, Writer/Director, YELLING TO THE SKY

1:30PM – 2:00PM PST

Shaka King, Writer/Director, NEWLYWEEDS

2:00PM – 2:15PM PST

Gina Prince-Bythewood, Writer/Director, LOVE & BASKETBALL

2:15PM – 2:45PM PST

Justin Simien, Writer/Director, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

2:45PM – 3:15PM PST

Charles Murray, Writer/Director, THINGS NEVER SAID

3:15PM – 3:45PM PST

Emayatzy Corinealdi, Actress, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

3:45PM – 4:15 PM PST

Matthew Cherry, Writer/Director, THE LAST FALL

4:15PM – 4:30PM PST

Ryan Coogler, Writer/Director, FRUITVALE STATION

4:30 PM – 5:00PM PST

Tilane Jones, Co-Producer, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, I WILL FOLLOW


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