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 →

Harlem Filmmakers, Early Birds Submit Your Film To Reel Sisters

reel sisters1Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is seeking films and web series directed, written or produced by women of color. 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 →

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