Wednesday, September 30, 2015

(Article by Stephen M., photos by Wai Y.)

Urbanworld Film Festival ended September 26th, 2015 with ballerina Misty Copeland's A Ballerina’s Tale, directed by Nelson George.  She was among the stars that walked the red carpet for the closing night along with Tyrese Gibson again who was there for his short film Shame.  Others that walked the carpet included Brely Evans, Jessica Sula and many other filmmakers and stars.

Congratulations to the winners of the festivals:
Best Screenplay - Y Los Hipsters Que - Written by Johanna Baez
Best Feature Documentary – We Like It Like That - The Story of Latin Boogaloo - Directed by Mathew Ramirez Warren
Best Narrative Short - Standing8 - Directed by Michael Molina Minard
Best Narrative Feature (U.S. Cinema) - Pocha - Directed by Michael Dwyer
Best Narrative Feature (World Cinema) - Carmin Tropical - Directed by Rigoberto Perez Cano (Mexico)

Audience Awards
Best Feature - Somewhere In the Middle - Directed by Lanre Olabisi
Best Short - Taking Chance - Directed by Jerry Lamothe

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