Monday, January 30, 2023

Discover How Dr. Adrienne Whaley Is Planning To Showcase This Year's Outstanding Independent Black Films In Southeast Queens

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Black History Month Continues Into Spring
With Queens Underground International Film Festival Dates

Queens, NY – January, 30, 2023 -- In honor of Black History, Queens Underground International Film Festival announces Season 5 of its Red Carpet Film Festival which features Independent Filmmakers from all over the world.  The Festival will span two days at a Venue in Queens, NY and includes the following Categories: Movie Shorts, Documentary Shorts, Poetry, Dance and Music Videos and Series Episodes from all genres. 

Held annually in the Springtime, Filmmakers fly in from across the country to view their works on the big screen along with excited audience members.  As a nonprofit organization, Queens Underground, is a Disrupter by offering a unique platform and Festival which also boasts live performances, awards presentations and festive Red Carpet Interviews.

This Season, the organization plans to hold opening night Red Carpet interviews Live on its Instagram and Facebook pages. More information and details about the Selected projects may be found on the website at:

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This season, the Award for Best Project will take home a $500 check along with a trophy.  Trophies will be awarded for each category along with a trophy for the Best Female and Best Male Actor.

Who Should Submit?  Students, burgeoning and seasoned Filmmakers may Submit their projects before midnight on March 28th. Filmmakers may purchase discounted tickets on the Submission platform as well Click Here  

Tickets may be  purchased now Visit: EventBrite
Also producing Poetry Showcases and Slams, Artist Pop-Up Markets, Community Movie Nights and Murder Mystery Dinners, Queens Underground is an industry Disruptor in the industry - focusing on Black and Brown Creatives in need of a “Creative and Family Style” Platform…  With a high retention rate, many filmmakers from around the globe return for consecutive Seasons, many bringing cast and crew members to the festivities.

These Seasons submissions thus far are from Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Maryland, Rhode Island, California, Ireland, Italy, the UK, France and Canada, include project titles such as: “The Boss Of Black Brooklyn” by Rosemarie Bemus, “The Festival” by Arnold Toole, Black History Man” by Raymond Lampert, “Can we not be so self-centered and keep our experiences to ourselves? Diasporic remembrances of Fasia Jansen” by Aline Benecke, “The Black West, A Counter-History Of The Wild West” by Cecile DenJean, “Chateau Laurier” by James Stewart, “In Your Head” by Elaina Crockett, “The Ghost Under My Bed” by Sara Caldwll, “The Sprayer” by Farnoosh Abedi, “Jabari Dreams Of Freedom” by Daniel Carlton, and more… 

    Dr.  Adrienne Whaley       
Phone:      (718) 658-3881
Date / Time: Spring 2023; 6pm - 10pm
Location:   Venue in Queens, NY

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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.

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