On October 8, 2018, THE REUNION will be a featured event at Community Intelligence's Public Health conference entitled "Uplifting Girls of Color in California'. The aim is to address the complex mental health issues for Girls of Color in today's society. Carmen Elly Wilkerson, the film's Writer/Director will be part of a panel discussion alongside, Dr. Stacey Bell Ault - Director of Youth Development Support Services, Sacramento City Unified School District and Kandee Lewis, Executive Director, Positive Results Corporation. More Information can be found here.
Dr. Randall Henry and Community Intelligence have invited Carmen Elly Wilkerson, the Writer/Director of The Reunion to speak about the impact her film is making on Women. The conference 'Addressing the Mental Health Impact of Injury, Violence and Trauma on Women is specifically aimed at Mental Health and Public Health professionals.
Wednesday, Aug. 29th 8:30am-2:30pm. Los Angeles, Ca. For more information https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-the-mental-health-impact-of-injury-violence-and-trauma-on-women-and-girls-of-color-tickets-37292635276
August 1, 3, & 4th will be the dates The Reunion makes it's second screening appearance in North Carolina at the NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE FESTIVAL, that also has a film festival! For details go to https://ncblackrep.org/nbtf-overview/
THE REUNION has been acquired by the distribution company, KANOPY STREAMING and is now available in COLLEGES and UNIVERSITIES around the world! Please inform any librarians/ educators/professors and or students to check us out on their school’s KANOPY site!
Here is a link below directly to our channel.
October 12th THE REUNION'S Jongnic Bontemps conducted the orchestra behind Nas and Erykah Badu on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE. They performed 'The Bitter Land' an original song from the movie, The Land, scored by Jongnic Bontemps. Very proud of Jongnic!
The 12th annual HollyShorts Film Festival at The Chinese Theatre starts August 11 -20th. The Reunion screens right on closing night on August 20th at 5:00pm.
On August 11th @ 1:30-3:30pm The Reunion screens at The Martha Vineyard Performing Arts Center as part of the MVAAFF. For Tickets go to MVAAFF.COM
The Charlotte Black Film Festival awarded THE REUNION the Audience Choice Award for Best Film at an Awards Ceremony on April 9th after it's screening earlier that day. Special thanks go to the festival director, Tommy Nichols and the Audience who supported the film.