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USA Today | Black-themed film proves word of mouth's power

New York Times | Building an Alliance to Aid Films by Blacks

New York Times | Ava DuVernay: Creating A New Distribution Channel for Films

CNN | New indie film receives rave reviews

NPR | Ava DuVernay Talks About Distribution Collective @AFFRM

The Shadow League | You Need to Know: @AFFRM's Tilane Jones

Urban Daily | Top Grossing Black Director Shares His Secret To Success on The Call-In

Shadow & Act | Tim Story In Conversation w/ Ava DuVernay On Laest Episode of AFFRM's The Call-In

emPOWER Magazine | @AFFRM Helps Independent Filmmakers Create, Distribute Meaningful Content

Shadow & Act | Join Julie Dash, Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler, Others In 9 Hour AFFRM 'Rebel-A-Thon' On 12/12

The Root | Black Directors Are Answering All Your Questions on Twitter 

Cocoa Fab | Black Filmmakers Unite: Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler & More Take Over Twitter for A Day

Essence | Black Women Filmmakers Rally to Raise Awareness for AFFRM

Comcast Xfinity | Black Filmmakers Host Twitter Rebel-A-Thon

BlackFilm.com | AFFRM Hosts 9-Hour Rebel-A-Thon on Twitter Celebrating Black Cinema

Vitamin W | Join 'Rebel-A-Thon' on Twitter and Get to Know Black Filmmakers

My Brown Baby | Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Julie Dash Talk Black Cinema on Twitter Today

The Culture | Ava DuVernay's AFFRM to Host Groundbreaking Twitter Event

Wall Streeter for Women | Join 'Rebel-A-Thon' and get to Know Black Filmmakers

The Shadow League | African American Film Releasing Movement To Answer Fan Questions Online

Indiewire | Rebel In The Name of Black Cinema with Ava DuVernay and the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement

Indiewire | Heroines of Cinema: An A to Z of Women in Film in 2013; A is for AFFRM

Buzzfeed | No, 2013 Was Not the Year of the Black Of "The Black Movie"

Shadow & Act | Are you an AFFRM Rebel? Would You Like to Be? Here's How...

Los Angeles Sentinel | 'Big Words' and African American Indie Films at CAAM

Jamaica Gleaner | @AFFRM's 'Better Mus' Come' Debuts on Netflix

Shadow & Act | @AFFRM's ARRAY Sets Netflix Streaming Release Date for Storm Saulter's 'Better Mus Come'

Film Independent | Watch Ava DuVernay's 2013 Film Independent Forum Filmmaker Keynote Address

IU Cinema | Watch "A Call to Action: The Films of Ava DuVernay and AFFRM"‚Äč

Shadow & Act | Sundance Institute Board of Trustees Adds Four New Members - @AFFRM Founder Ava DuVernay Is One Of Them

The Root | @AFFRM Founder Ava DuVernay Listed on the 2013 "The Root 100"

Filmmaker Magazine | Ava DuVernay and AFFRM Launch Podcast, "The Call In," with Andrew Dosunmu

Shadow & Act | Exclusive: @AFFRM Launches New Black Filmmaker Conversations Podcast Series - 'The Call-In'

Film Independent | @AFFRM Founder Ava DuVernay to give keynote address at Film Independent Forum

Young Voices | African American Film Network Debuts in UK with Big Words

New York Times | Coming Soon: A Breakout Year for Black Flims

Screen Daily | TFI unveils Ava DuVernay as Heineken winner

Ebony | Ava DuVernay Wins Heineken Affinity Award

Shadow & Act | Tribeca Film Institute's Inaugural Heineken Affinity Award Goes To Ava DuVernay

NPR | The Root: The Black Side Of Sundance

Indiewire | AFFRM: A New View of Distribution

The Root | Ava DuVernay Forms African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement

The Urban Daily | What Is The Future of Black Film? Top Execs Discuss At Sundance Festival 

blogtalkradio | Ava DuVernay Discusses Her Brainchild: The African American Film Festival Releasing Movement

Shadow and Act | Watch A Clip Of AFFRM Gathering At Sundance

The Grio | Building an alliance to aid films by blacks

Movie City News | Step In The Right Direction

Black Enterprise | Filmmaker Takes AFFRM-ative Action to Promote Black Cinema

Film Slate | AFFRM: Helping African-American Indie Films Get Theatrical Distribution

Blackfilm.com | The 10 Black Breakouts of 2011

Ebony | 100 Ways to Have the Life You Want

Shadow and Act | Inaugural Black Cinema Toasts 

The Urban Daily | "I Will Follow" Director Relaunches AFFRM Website

Shadow and Act | AFFRM Re-launches Website with New Content and Features

Uptown Magazine | Ava DuVernay Transforms From PR Powerhouse to Hollywood Film Prodigy

 

ACQUISITIONS

Colorlines | 'Vanishing Pearls' In Theaters Soon Via AFFRM/ARRAY 

The Times-Picayune | BP oil spill doc 'Vanishing Pearls,' focusing on plight of Louisiana fishers, picked up for distribution

Deadline | AFFRM Acquires Deepwater Horizon Doc 'Vanishing Pearls', Release to Coincide With 4th Anniversary of BP Oil Spill

Shadow & Act |  AFFRM's ARRAY Takes Worldwide Rights To Nailah Jefferson's Gulf BP Oil Spill Doc 'Vanishing Pearls'

IONCinema | Fisherman's Friend; AFFRM Nets Slamdance Preemed VANISHING PEARLS 

BlackFilm.com | AFFRM's ARRAY To Release Nailah Jefferson's Gulf BP Oil Spill Doc 'Vanishing Pearls'

Los Angeles Times | ARRAY Acquires Slamdance film 'Big Words'

Entertainment Weekly | Neil Drumming's 'Big Words' finds distribution label

Indiewire | AFFRM's ARRAY Adds 'Big Words' To Their Growing Acquisition List

Blackfilm.com | AFFRM label ARRAY Acquires Neil Drumming's Big Words

Shadow & Act | AFFRM's ARRAY Takes Neil Drumming's Nostalgic 'Big Words' - Its 6th Acquisition

Variety | AFFRM launches black indie film label; ARRAY also acquires feature rights to 'Better Mus' Come'   

 The Wrap | African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement Launches Multi-Platform Label, Array 

Shadow & Act | Up Next For AFFRM - Storm Saulter's 'Better Mus' Come' + New Multi-Platform Label

Deadline.com | AFFRM Takes Sundances' Restless City for US 

The Hollywood Reporter | AFFRM Picks Up Sundance 2011 Drama 'Restless City'

Indiewire | AFFRM Buys Sundance 2011 Title "Restless City" 

Shadow & Act | Andrew Dosunmu's Visually Intoxicating "Restless City" Announced As 3rd AFFRM Release; April 27th Debut Scheduled 

Variety | “Participant Media and AFFRM Acquire U.S. Theatrical Rights to 2012 Sundance Selection MIDDLE OF NOWHERE” by Jeff Sneider

The Hollywood Reporter | “Participant Media and AFFRM Acquire U.S. Theatrical Rights to 2012 Sundance Selection MIDDLE OF NOWHERE”, by Borys Kit

IndieWire | “Participant Media and AFFRM Acquire U.S. Theatrical Rights to 2012 Sundance Selection MIDDLE OF NOWHERE,”  by Peter Knegt

Deadline Hollywood | “Participant Media and AFFRM Acquire U.S. Theatrical Rights to 2012 Sundance Selection MIDDLE OF NOWHERE” by Mike Fleming

Movie City News |  “Participant Media and AFFRM Acquire U.S. Theatrical Rights to 2012 Sundance Selection MIDDLE OF NOWHERE” by Ray Pride

Movieline | "Sundance 2012 Pick Ups Headed to a Theater Near You" 

Shadow and Act |  2nd AFFRM Film Title and Date Announced