Up Close: Director Kristin Catalano discusses inspirational documentary ‘Clarence’

In this “up close” interview, I spoke to award winning, Milwaukee-native filmmaker Kristin Catalano who is turning heads with her debut feature length documentary project entitled “Clarence.” The documentary is an inspirational and intimate portrait of 85-year old Milwaukee resident, World War II veteran, father of three college educated children, and husband Clarence Garrett who […]

Queer Black Cinema announces 2011 honors

The 4th Annual Queer Black Cinema Festival, presented by Our Stories Productions, has announced honors of the The Cheryl Dunye First Womyn Award, The Isaac Julien Experimental Award, Audience Choice Award for best short and Centerpiece Award. In honor of QBC 5th Anniversary, special awards goes to pioneer filmmaker, Patrik-Ian Polk, community activist: Desmond Yvonne, Kim Ford, D. Meredith, Damal Edmond and organizations: Astrea Lesbian Foundation, MIX Queer Experimental Film Festival, Gay Men of African Descent and The Audre Lord Project.

QBC Film Fest Garden Party Benefit: A night of jazz, R&B, soul at the Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture on July 16th

Queer Black Cinema Institute (QBCI) will hold a Garden Party Benefit on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture, to raise funds for its fourth Annual QBC Film Festival in Brooklyn.