For Immediate Release:
BronzeLens Film Festival will screen an episode of the new OWN television series “Black Love” during First Glance Friday. “Black Love”, produced by husband-and-wife filmmakers Codie and Tommy Oliver highlights notable African-American couples from the entertainment and business industries, as well as everyday couples, who give their insight and secrets of what makes a marriage work. Featured couples include Oscar® winner Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, Hollywood power couple Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin, and more. First Glance Friday is exclusive to all BronzeLens Screening Pass holders.
The television series-focused First Glance Friday screening presentation will be followed by a talkback with “Black Love” producer Tommy Oliver. The “Black Love” trailer can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/QSbFD7O2REo.
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at 8 p.m.
Georgia Pacific Auditorium
133 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA
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About the BronzeLens Film Festival
Over the course of eight days (August 20-27, 2017), film lovers, actors, and filmmakers will gather to share a creative platform of education, entertainment, empowerment related to film, television, and the production of both.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved BronzeLens as a qualifying festival for the Short Film Awards category. The short film that receives the BronzeLens Best Short Award may now be eligible to enter the Academy’s Short Subject competition for the concurrent season. BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia, is a non-profit organization, founded in 2009, that is dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color. Its mission is two-fold: to promote Atlanta as the new film mecca for people of color, and to showcase films and provide networking opportunities that will develop the next generation of filmmakers.
2017 BronzeLens Sponsors
Global entertainment and news company, Turner is the Premier Sponsor of the 2017 BronzeLens Film Festival. Additional sponsors include AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC), Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment, BET Networks, Delta Air Lines, DeKalb Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission, Georgia-Pacific. Partial funding is provided by the City Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs and Fulton County Arts and Culture.
All media must email firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to cover these opportunities. We will do our best to honor all requests. For more information regarding the BronzeLens Film Festival, visit www.bronzelens.com. Approved media will have access to interview areas and red carpet arrivals for which press has RSVP’d in advance and received written confirmation from Tina Spencer or Tandi Reddick. This includes media opportunities for the filmmakers and cast who are in town for their films, as well as other Festival events.
For more information regarding the BronzeLens Film Festival, please visit www.bronzelens.com.