In this edition of THE CALL-IN, @AFFRM founder Ava DuVernay has a casual conversation with THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY writer/director Malcolm D. Lee about his writing process, directing a sequel and working against the myth that Black films don’t make money. Listen here and share!
In this edition of THE CALL-IN, @AFFRM founder Ava DuVernay speaks with writer/cinematographer/director Storm Saulter about our Netflix release of BETTER MUS' COME via AFFRM's ARRAY Releasing. From story inspiration to how he shoots his own films, listen here and share!
Tody we release two new episodes from @AFFRM's THE CALL-IN, our new black filmmaker podcast. In this double feature, @AFFRM founder Ava DuVernay speaks with Oscar winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, director of the documentary GOD LOVES UGANDA and Charles Murray, writer/director of THINGS NEVER SAID. Listen to both interviews here, share, and support these films now playing in theaters.
As the LA City Captain, I wanted to use this part of our mission to support Black films and filmmakers but on a broader scale. I also wanted to sustain the camaraderie and community that grows with each campaign to promote an upcoming release. These goals led me to start "LA Maverick Movie Nights".
Another hot episode from @AFFRM's THE CALL-IN, our new black filmmaker podcast. In this edition, AFFRM founder Ava DuVernay speaks with NEWLYWEEDS director Shaka King about industry shadiness, finding his leading lady on Facebook and the physical demands of filmmaking. Listen here and share!