Author: Greggory Morris

2017 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup with Narrative, Documentary and Animated Selections

From Powerful to Poignant, 10 Thematic Shorts Competition Programs Celebrate Storytelling and Contemplate Life, Dreams, Kindness and Compassion Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 57 thought-provoking and diverse short films in competition, including 36 world…

CUNY J-School’s Post-Election Panel on Legal Protections and Rights of Undocumented Immigrants

  By Gregg Morris The following passage is edited for context, accuracy and clarification for comments by Jojo Annobil, Executive Director, Immigrant Justice Corps, at the CUNY J-School forum, November 21. One-point-nine million of the undocumented population have lived in…

OFF THE RAILS, Grand Jury Award Winner, DOC NYC Part – 2, Adam Irving Interview

  Pictures courtesy of Adam Irving Adam Irving, researching ideas several years for his first full length documentary, was reading a Wikipedia article about people obsessed with trains and came across a Wikipedia article about Darius McCollum’s. “‘Darius McCollum has…

DOC NYC Seventh Annual Festival Awards

  The Islands and the Whales, Off the Rails, Short Beside Manner won Grand Jury Prizes.  Death By a Thousand Cuts won Audience Award. Wrapping November 17, this past Thursday, the festival started November 10 at the IFC Center, SVA…

OFF THE RAILS Film Review, DOC NYC – Part 1 [Editor’s Note: November 20 Update – Winner of Grand Jury Prize]

Pictures courtesy of Adam Irving   OFF THE RAILS: Showcasing the Power of Art Where Journalism Can’t Go New Yorkers who missed the opening of Director/Cinematographer Adam Irving’s OFF THE RAILS that screened at the recent NYC DOCS festival and…

Black Filmmakers at DOC NYC, America’s Largest Documentary Film Festival, November 10-17

By Gregg Morris, October 30, Press Info From DOC NYC DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, runs November 10-17 at the IFC Center, Cinepolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre. The 7th annual festival includes 111 feature-length documentaries (and 102 shorts)…

Remarks by President Obama on Education at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School Washington, D.C.

Transcript Sent to the WORD by the White House Office of the Press Secretary 11:21 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Bulldogs! (Applause.) Good to see you guys. How’s everybody doing? You all look good. You look good. (Applause.) Hey! How’s…

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO Film Review

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO is a mind bending, soul immersing cinematic seance with James Baldwin. An incredible transcendental experience. Though I saw the screening several days ago, I can still feel Baldwin through the medium of a resonant Samuel…

NYFF54 Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series Live

HBO® is the presenting sponsor of NYFF Live, which features actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders participating in daily evening discussions from October 1 – 14 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Expanding on…