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Orlando Urban Film Festival To Host Premiere Screening Of “The Forgettable Life Of Liam White” By Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Harold Jackson III
ORLANDO - The Orlando Urban Film Festival is set to host “Melanated Movies with a Message” on Saturday, September 4, 5-9:00 p.m., at the Orlando Museum of Art. The event will feature a premier of the new film, “The Forgettable Life of Liam White,” written, directed, and produced by filmmaker Harold Jackson III. Movie trailer :https://vimeo.com/566681493.
The star studded lineup includes: Shaun Woodland, an actor, known for The First Purge (2018); actress, singer, and dancer Jasmine Guy, known for her role as Whitley Gilbert-Wayne on NBC’s A Different World and Terrence Connor (T.C) Carson, an actor and singer, best known for portraying Kyle Barker on the FOX sitcom, Living Single.
“Talent Room Entertainment, Inc. is especially excited to sponsor this event because OUFF offers exceptional programs that provide exposure and educational programs for African Americans in film, music, writing, and other creative areas. Harold Jackson III is an amazing director who has won numerous awards. He is very talented and we are proud to help him reach for the stars," said Prince Levy, President Talent Room Entertainment Inc., and Glenn Jones, Founder & Chief Creative Officer.
“I am honored to be able to sponsor the first “Melanated Movies with a Message” event in Orlando,” notes Joni Wilson Ferguson, Founder & Managing Director at Leaders Amplify. “It is the beginning of many events planned to raise awareness and support local and future filmmakers in the Orlando area.” Leaders Amplify is a professional development organization specializing in tools and resources for leaders with technical backgrounds who want to accelerate their careers.
The private, Orlando premiere will be proceeded by networking activites during a wine mixer, a photo session on the red carpet, and a silent auction. After the film showing, a discussion will be led by host of the talk show Point of View, Candice Diehl. Seats may be reserved for this ticketed event through Eventbrite, at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/166104112873. Masks are mandatory.
ABOUT ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL The Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) is Orlando, Florida’s first and only African-American film festival. Created in 2013, the organization consists of filmmakers and music executives with more than 20 years of experience and education. The OUFF has helped build the careers of many entertainers and filmmakers and is energized by the diversity and inclusion of global content creators and visionaries who create cultural films, movies, documentaries, videos, shorts, clips, music, and photography. For additional information about “Melanated Movies with a Message” or the Orlando Urban Film Festival, visit https://www.orlandouff.com/ or send an email message to info@orlandouff.com. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @orlandouff.