Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Festival
Time Out says
This celebration of movies by women of color is showcasing more than 90 films under the theme "Love + Activism" this year, including films family-friendly movies like Dolly, directed by Tosin Lepe, Afro, directed by Jenn Shaw, and The Train to Qinling. Moikgantsi Kgama, founder of Sol Cinema Cafe and ImageNation, will moderate a panel with Rob Underhill and Maxine Elio, the directors/writers of Aghast, Yasmin Neal, producer/director/writer of Target Practice, and Booker T. Mattison, the producer/director of Ungubani (Who Are you?). There will also be workshops for filmmakers and a special screening and script analysis of Joe & The Shawl written and directed by Nicole Ballivian, a Sundance Screenwriter Fellow, and co-written by Deonna Kelli Sayed on Sunday.