*The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announced that 68 films and filmmakers have been selected to screen in the BHERC 23rd Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase January 13th -15th, 2017 at The Harmony Gold Theater and Raleigh Studios in Hollywood California.
For tickets and showtimes go to BHERC.org. This film festival has launched many careers in front of and behind the scenes.
Last year’s gala & festival attracted hundreds including producer/director Reggie Rock Blythewood (New York Undercover, Notorious), BHERC alum Gina Prince Blythewood (Beyond The Lights, Secret Life of Bees), producer Nia Hill (The Family Crews, Sunday Best), honorees Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust), Charles Burnett (To Sleep With Anger), Broadcaster Ron Brewington and EURweb’s Actress/Author & Entertainer LaRita Shelby, who won the Community Service Award.
Actors, actresses, writers, producers, directors, casting directors, studio execs and financiers are all invited to join Sandra Evers-Manly, John Forbes and the entire BHERC team as well as the newly launched Films With A Purpose for this weekend’s stellar event. Churches, civic groups and movie lovers of all cultures and professions are also welcome to attend.