BronzeLens Film Festival to Screen Over 49 Domestic and International Films
November 4th – 8th, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
More than 49 films will be screened including a collection of features, shorts, narratives, webisodes and documentaries during the sixth annual BronzeLens Film Festival. BronzeLens will take place November 4 – 8, 2015 at various venues throughout Atlanta including the Hyatt Regency Atlanta (Festival Headquarters), The High Museum Hill Auditorium, Ray Charles Performing Arts Center at Morehouse College, SCAD Show, Georgia Pacific Auditorium, South Fulton Arts Center and 444 Theatre.
Featured Film Highlights
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
BronzeLens kicks-off with pre-festival screening and Atlanta Premiere of writer, director Nefertite Nguvu’s award winning film IN THE MORNING featuring Jacky Ido and Emayatzy Corinealdi at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center on the campus of Morehouse College, Wednesday, November 4th
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Returning sponsor BET Networks presents All Shorts | All Day, a day of screenings of the 16 official 2015 BronzeLens short films selections at the Hyatt Regency Learning Center. BET Networks will also present a $5,000 prize to the winner of the BEST SHORT at the BronzeLens Awards the following day.
The feature film of the day is the Atlanta premiere CHAPTER & VERSE directed by Jamal Joseph featuring Omari Hardwick and Loretta Divine, Thursday, November 5 at 444 Theatre.
Friday, November 6, 2015
BronzeLens will present another Atlanta premiere on opening night, Director Trey Haley’s THE MAN IN 3B featuring Lamman Rucker, Christian Keyes and Bre’ly Evans. This film is based on the characters from New York Times Best Selling author Carl Weber’s novel The location will be announced
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Prepare to experience BronzeLen’s Family Film Festival, a free screening of Karyn Parsons’ three animated short films: GARRETT’S GIFT, the true story of African American inventor Garrett Morgan, narrated by Queen Latifah; THE JOURNEY OF HENRY BOX CAR BROWN, based on an enslaved man who mailed himself to freedom, narrated by Alfre Woodard and Atlanta premiere of THE JANET COLLINS STORY, animation featuring the first African American ballet soloist to perform.
In addition, BronzeLens will present one of the few contemporary filmmakers from Sub-Saharan Africa to have reached international recognition. Abderrahmane Sissako has received worldwide acclaim for his portrayal of life under the threat of Islamic radicalism in TIMBUKTU. The highest-grossing African film to open in France and in the US, the 2014 drama has received a multitude of awards including a Nomination at the 2015 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and 7 Césars Awards from the French Film Academy.
The screening of TIMBUKTU will take place Saturday November 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the High Museum Hill Auditorium followed by a talkback conversation moderated by Shadow and Act’s founding creator, writer and film critic Tambay A. Obenson. This event is organized in partnership with the High Museum and Alliance Française d ’Atlanta.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Cinema and Social Justice Sunday will feature the documentary about racial bias 3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS, written and directed by Marc Silver and features Lelan Brunson, Angela B. Corey and Ron Davis, Sunday, November 8 at 444 Theatre.
The closing BronzeLens Film Festival feature will be the world premiere of A CHRISTMAS BABY Sunday, November 8 at 444 Theatre which marks the directorial debut of Rhonda Freeman-Baraka featuring Malinda Williams, Victoria Rowell and Karon Riley.
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Southern hospitality for Costume Confidential will extend to include signature cocktails and gourmand desserts, as well as exclusive premium swag bags curated by Trinity Productions.
$50 – BronzeLens Attendees
$75 – General Admission
For Tickets RSVP @ https://bronzelens.com/
Friday, November 6th 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
An audience of professional, amateur and aspiring entertainment professionals will convene for thought provoking conversation, career-minded dialogue that delves into the world of wardrobing far beyond labels and trends, discussing how costuming and character development can make or break a production. The session will include an open Q&A segment and live feeds on Periscope and twitter.
For additional information or to register for the BronzeLens Film Festival tickets go to https://www.bronzelens.com/tickets-and-registration.html
About the BronzeLens Film Festival
Founded in 2009, The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production.