Join The 21st Annual The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series In Harlem

The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival devoted to women filmmakers — will present an exciting lineup of films dedicated to self-care, wellness, and healing.

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Reel Sisters Celebrates 20th Anniversary with A Season of Screenings & Events Centering on Women Storytelling In Harlem

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Brooklyn-based festival to showcase films produced, directed and written by women of color — turns 20 year this October 2017. Continue Reading →

Cathy Hughes And Others At The Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony In Harlem

Cathy_Hughes__2_On Friday, October 14, 6:30 pm, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder of TV One/Radio One, and the Trailblazer Award to Naturi Naughton, award-winning actress noted for her role as Tasha St. Patrick in the hit Starz drama Power. Continue Reading →

Join Reel Sisters Women’s History Month Screening Of ALTHEA

Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club Forest Hills NY ca 1950 Credit CorbisReel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present a screening of ALTHEA, a documentary on Harlem’s Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis player to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Continue Reading →

Jessica Williams, Ebony Jo-Ann To Receive Reel Sisters Award

JE_t580Sunday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m., the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the first Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to honorees Jessica Williams, the beloved correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” and Ebony Jo-Ann, award-winning actress noted for her role as Ma Rainey in August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Continue Reading →

Young Lords Leader Felipe Luciano At Reel Sisters (update)

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On Sat., Oct 3, 2015, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series kicks-off its festival season with A Day of Activism and Inspiration showcasing a series of films in honor of the civil rights and #blacklivesmatter movements. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine Local Media Sponsor Of Reel Sisters Film Festival

akilahjaramogiHarlem World Magazine is pleased to announce that we are new local media sponsors of the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series 2015. Continue Reading →

Reel Sisters Film Festival Opens Fest In Harlem

Price_of_Memory_stillExciting news! Reel Sisters is presenting 3 days of films! On Oct 3, 2015, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series kicks-off our festival season with a day of activism showcasing a series of films in honor of the civil rights and #blacklivesmatter movements. Continue Reading →