Anchored by the passion + prowess of a collective of black film organizations, @AFFRM + Array Releasing empower black independent filmmakers with theatrical and multi-platform distribution.


25 TO LIFE directed by Mike L. Brown VANISHING PEARLS directed by Nailah Jefferson BIG WORDS directed by Neil Drumming BETTER MUS' COME directed by Storm Saulter
MIDDLE OF NOWHERE directed by Ava DuVernay RESTLESS CITY directed by Andrew Dosunmu KINYARWANDA directed by Alrick Brown I WILL FOLLOW directed by Ava DuVernay



Urbanworld Film Festival

New York, NY

Gabrielle Glore, Executive Producer


Harlem, NY

Moikgantsi Kgama, Founder and Executive Director

Gregory Gates, Executive Producer

BronzeLens Film Festival

Atlanta, GA 

Kathleen Bertrand, Co-Founder

Sheryl Gripper, Executive Director

Deidre McDonald, Artistic Director

Reel Black Film Series

Philadelphia, PA

Mike Dennis, Founder/Curator

Langston Hughes African American Performing Arts Institute

Seattle, WA

Jacqueline Moscou, Artistic Director

Karen Toering, Program Director

Zola Mumford, Curator

Parallel Film Collective

Washington, DC

Montre Aza Missouri, Founding Director

(Partner Since 2012)

Houston Museum of African American Culture

Houston, TX

John Guess, Jr., CEO

Jasmine Jones, Film Series Manager

If your organization is interested in joining @AFFRM, contact:

Tilane Jones |