House Party

“House Party”—named with a wink to the 1990 hit movie—celebrates black films at the festival, including DifretMother of GeorgeThrough a Lens DarklyFreedom Summer,American Promise, and others. This annual party is co-presented by the Blackhouse Foundation. Come ready to eat, drink, dance, and party with DJ Mike Wockam.

Expected to attend:

Dawn Porter (producer/director, Gideon’s Army)
Mehret Manfredo (producer, Difret)
Nelson George (producer, Good Hair)
Lisa Cortes (executive producer, Precious)
Lewis Erskine (editor, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners)
Shola Lynch (director, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners)
Thomas Allen Harris (director, Through a Lens Darkly)
Louis Ortiz (subject, Bronx Obama)
Michele Stephenson, Joe Brewster (American Promise)