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Thursday
Oct242013

The Call-In: Double Feature with Roger Ross Williams and Charles Murray

Tody we release two new episodes from @AFFRM's THE CALL-IN, our new black filmmaker podcast. In this double feature, @AFFRM founder Ava DuVernay speaks with Oscar winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, director of the documentary GOD LOVES UGANDA and Charles Murray, writer/director of THINGS NEVER SAID. Listen to both interviews here, share, and support these films now playing in theaters.

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Wednesday
Oct232013

Mavericks 'Sit-in' for Black Cinema

As the LA City Captain, I wanted to use this part of our mission to support Black films and filmmakers but on a broader scale. I also wanted to sustain the camaraderie and community that grows with each campaign to promote an upcoming release. These goals led me to start "LA Maverick Movie Nights".

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Friday
Sep272013

The Call-In with Shaka King

Another hot episode from @AFFRM's THE CALL-IN, our new black filmmaker podcast. In this edition, AFFRM founder Ava DuVernay speaks with NEWLYWEEDS director Shaka King about industry shadiness, finding his leading lady on Facebook and the physical demands of filmmaking. Listen here and share!

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Thursday
Sep192013

The Call-In with Andrew Dosunmu

"The Call-In" is an exclusive series of phone conversations with Black filmmakers about their craft powered by @AFFRM. In this week's inaugural interview, @AFFRM Founder Ava DuVernay speaks with director Andrew Dosunmu. The conversation spans from his recent announcement as new director of the upcoming FELA KUTI biopic, to his debut feature RESTLESS CITY which was released by AFFRM, to his construction of the nation's current #1 specialty box office hit MOTHER OF GEORGE.

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Friday
Sep132013

@AFFRM MAVERICKS ROCK 'BIG WORDS' SUMMER TOUR  

The BIG WORDS summer tour kicked off on July 19 in NY + LA and spread across the sea to the UK.

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