Thursday, June 12, 2008

Dare Not Walk Alone to Screen in Gainesville, Florida

After playing New York in August, the theatrical release of Florida filmmaker Jeremy Dean's Dare Not Walk Alone will continue in September at Gainesville's historic Hippodrome State Theater. Dates and times will be announced on the blog. Here are some comments on the film from Variety and the prestigious Film Journal International:

"This thoughtful documentary brings alive a disturbing time in American history." -- Film Journal

"Dean's ability to explore history through such a local nexus creates a uniquely intimate document" -- Variety

"The racial politics of the current presidential election make this film all the more significant" -- Film Journal

Dare Not Walk to Open in New York City in August

We are pleased to announced that Dare Not Walk Alone, the independent documentary described by the LA Times as "a powerful slice of roiling American history," will be playing in New York in August, opening on the 22nd. Details to follow.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

An Historic First for America: Senator Obama secures Democratic nomination

One month shy of the 44th anniversary of the signing of the first civil rights act, the headline from New York Times says it all: Obama Claims Nomination; First Black to Lead a Major Party Ticket. We've come a long way America!