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NYC Mayor’s Office on Media & Entertainment Contacts the WORD

NYC Commissioner Anne del Castillo tells the WORD that the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment AKA MOME, as well as the rest of NYC City government, is doing whatever they can to keep media, entertainment and nightlife communities informed about the City’s response, available resources and opportunities to assist relief efforts.

BREAKING NEWS:
Festival Postponed Because of Coronavirus Concerns

Fifth Annual Inwood Film Festival – March 14-15

The festival has expanded to 12 programs, including nine screening sessions on Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, and three special seminars: Stykz Digital Animation for Kids, Sound Design for Documentary Filmmaking, and Filmmaking A to Z. Don’t miss the Party hearty: On both Saturday 10 p.m. & Sunday 9 p.m., Indian Road Café will host after-parties where you can join filmmakers, film aficionados, and the Inwood Art Works team at Indian Road to raise a glass to our Inwood community and its vibrant arts scene.

Film Review
WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL

The many fiercely smokin’, bitchin’, slam-dunkin’ scenes, comments, dialogues and conversations in this 98-minute gem by Director Rob Garver – using archival footage of interviews and scenes from films, collages of clips, shots of news and magazine pages plus contemporary interviews – generates visceral sensations one would expect from a get-down, in-your-face, action-adventure reality show.
By Gregg W. Morris

BURNING CANE Q&A with Director Phillip Youman, Moderated by Erik Luers – Part 3 of 3: The Audience

Today, Thursday, October 31, 2019 is the last day that the movie will be showing at the IFC Center in NYC. Times:  1:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m. 7:20 p.m. Please note that the 5:10 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. showtimes today will have tickets available at the box office only due to the Halloween Parade shutting down the West 4 Street subway station. Burning Cane on Netflix November 6.

BURNING CANE Q&A with Director Phillip Youman, Moderated by Erik Luers – Part 1 of 3

Gregg W. Morris: Mesmerizing story telling about a deeply religious woman’s struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son and a troubled preacher. Set in rural Louisiana, film explores the relationships within a southern black protestant community, examining the roots of toxic masculinity, black manhood and the dichotomous role of religion and faith. Director-Writer Cinematic Jack of All Trades Phillip Youman was 19 when his film opened at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, winning best narrative, best actor and best cinematography awards!

BURNING CANE Official Trailer – A Warmup for Several Postings/Articles in the Works

Set in rural Louisiana, and in a daring sui generis cinematic style, this awarding winning film tells the story of a deeply religious woman’s struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son and a troubled preacher. Won Best Narrative Film & Best Actor Award & Best Cinematography at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Showing at the IFC Center in NYC at Friday Oct 25 – Thursday, October 31, 1:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:20 p.m. More postings about BURNING CANE in the works – Gregg W. Morris.