Saturday, February 22, 2020

Checkout The CBS TV Interview Coverage Of The 1st Black History Film Festival In Jamaica Queens

Get The Scoop Weekly On Southeast Queens. Subscribe to Our Mailing List. Receive the Latest Events, News, Jobs, and Top Community Economic Development Stories Like this one Click Here
CBS News Covers Adrienne Whaley And Her 1st Ever International Black History Film Festival In Jamaica Queens

Jamaica, New York -- CBS News recently covered Jamaica and Southeast Queens business and community arts advocate Adrienne Whaley, and her promising 1st Ever International Black History Film Festival.  The festival is getting global attention for its innovative showcasing of local and international movies and film submissions in a myriad of genres. The Southeast Queens Scoop is a media supporter of the uplifting event.

The interview on CBS TV explored exciting things to do on Black History Month.  It gave a good overview of the goals and great films to be revealed at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center When the 1st Ever International Black Film Festival, sets up on this Saturday, February 22nd starting at 4:15 pm.  You can see the full video interview below.
Adrienne as the founder of the Queens Underground 718 and is presenting the 1st Ever International Black History Month Film Festival on February 22, 2020. Expanding on Categories and Genres, Filmmakers, Performers (singers, musicians, poets, and dancers), and small businesses/entrepreneurs; anyone from ages 10 years and up have submitted projects as of the final deadline date of January 31st, 2020.

The Full Video Interview And Article On CBS Covering The "1st Ever International Black History Month Film Festival" Continues Below...

Submissions for the “Past, Present, and Future” are coming in from around the world and will be Screened at the glamorous Jamaica Performing Arts Center in downtown Jamaica, NY. With Live Performances, February 22, 2020 will be an exciting and vibrant show of talent and collaboration with Artists, Small Businesses and Local Organizations.

Vendors, Food, Desserts, and Community Group manned tables (including the Central Queens Library, Queens Historical Society and Jamaica BID) will complete the evening- a Celebratory Red Carpet Night in Jamaica, Queens, NY. Confident that the February Film Festival will also have over 100 international submissions and a packed house reminiscent of the October 2019 4-Day Festival, Queens Underground 718 is enjoying bringing multi-genres together and making a difference.

Proud to have impressive Review Team Members such as, Multi-Grammy Nominee, Mikey Jay, Industry Professional, Kavika, Singer-Songwriters: Hide Inaba, Oxygen Box Band, a Koluchi Dance Troope, etc., Community Leaders and Creatives across the tri-state are meeting on the Red Carpet Event in most legendary section of Queens, NY.

25 Years In Review Interview Video footage with LL Cool J, RUN DMC, Mr. Cheeks, Flava Flav and Wayne and Charlie have been submitted by: Sam Lee TV.

Awards for Outstanding Community Service will be given to community members such as, Detective Tanya Duhaney, 113th Precinct and Deputy Taylor Jackson, 14th District, Senator Leroy Comrie.

Categories For All Genres & Ages and International Submissions:

Film Festival Date: February 22, 2020 
Time: 4:15pm - 10pm
Venue: Jamaica Performance Arts Center, 153-10 150th Street, Jamaica, Queens, NY 11432 

Ticket Prices $20 in advance and $25 at the door 

Theme: Red Carpet 
Information: Contact Adrienne Whaley, Exec. Dir. 
Phone: (917) 327-2245

Sponsor's Messages Below

Give The Gift Of Beautiful And Affordable Photo Realistic Ethnic Art For The Holidays

World Class Sophisticated Art Can Portray Your Love This Holiday Season  - Discover Exceptional Black Art, Get Exclusive Custom Framing, and Receive Expert Photography from Renowned Local Artist Click Here

Beautify Your Home and Accentuate Your Life - Discover Exceptional Black Art, Get Exclusive Custom Framing, and Receive Expert Photography from Renowned Local Artist Click Here

Checkout Similar Articles Below


Posted by community events coordinator, Nzinga Lonstein Austin, is a prolific blogger who writes on the entertainment industry and issues for people with developmental and physical challenges.

She is presently in high school looking to have a career in video, film, and media. You can see more of her entertainment writing on Lonstein Movies.

About the Southeast Queens Scoop - is the premier website and only publication offering daily news and updates on the events, culture, issues, and is dedicated to the business and economic development in this largely black historic community.

The publication targets the over 350,000 residents in the Southeast Queen and Jamaica Queens area. It promotes to over 40,000 potential viewers in social media, mobile devices and search engines like Google and Bing!  To learn more about how to promote your business or organization on the Scoop or online Click Here

 No Spam Only The Scoop On Southeast Queens

Since you are here think about this please.  Do You Want The Southeast Queens Scoop To Continue To Promote Empowering News and Events largely ignored by the corporate owned mainstream media in our area?

Since most local businesses don't have large ad budgets then please consider donating to ensure we can continue our media efforts.  We appreciate all contributions ($5, $10, $15, $20, +) no amount is too small. Please donate now below or read more on donations.

No comments:

Post a Comment