Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is proud to present their first Reel Sisters Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran film producer/director Nicole Franklin for her outstanding contributions to cinema. The tribute will take place at the Reel Sisters Filmmakers Awards Reception and will include a special screening of Nicole's first feature verite narrative Title VII. Nicole is a prolific filmmaker whose career spans 25 years in the industry. As a Reel Sisters alumna, it is a great honor to celebrate Nicole’s work during the festival’s 20th Anniversary milestone. The event is a part of Reel Sisters Filmmakers Awards and will recognize our 2017 award recipients.
Light refreshments and a conversation will follow the screening.
Tickets are $15 and seating is limited so please reserve tickets in advance.
The event is a part of Reel Sisters Filmmakers Awards and will recognize the 2017 award recipients.
Reel Sisters Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
Nicole Franklin is an award-winning filmmaker, published writer and an Assistant Professor of Television Production at Hofstra University. She has recently made her verite narrative feature directorial debut with Title VII, a film on the rarely discussed subject of same-race discrimination. Her other directing credits include The Double Dutch Divas!, Journeys In Black: the Jamie Foxx Biography, Black Enterprise Business Report, and corporate videos. Educational films executive produced by her company EPIPHANY Inc. and directed by Nicole include Gershwin & Bess: A Dialogue with Anne Brown and the 10-chapter series Little Brother, both titles distributed by Third World Newsreel and currently airing on kweliTV. For information on Nicole visit: www.nicolefranklin.com.