Director Biography – Jordan Ellis (CROSSING OVER THE DARK)

Jordan K. Ellis has been making films for nearly 10 years. A filmmaker, photographer, and educator from Charlotte, NC, he was honored with a Bachelor’s Degree in filmmaking and photography from the Art Institute in 2013. He now runs his own company, CinemaHouse Productions and has provided educational workshops, involving film history and video production… Continue reading Director Biography – Jordan Ellis (CROSSING OVER THE DARK)

Director Biography – Alba Roland Mejia (BLACKNESS IS EVERYTHING)

Alba Roland Mejia is a writer, producer, and director based in Oakland, CA. Alba’s work focuses on the African diaspora and strives to capture the true essence of storytelling by pulling from real life experiences. Director Statement “When I was approached to create this project I knew I had to keep it raw – in… Continue reading Director Biography – Alba Roland Mejia (BLACKNESS IS EVERYTHING)

Director Biography – Keith Sargent (ALWAYS THE SUN)

Keith Sargent is an artist and multi-award winning filmmaker since graduating from the Royal College of Art. He is a director of b#1 (buildingnumberone) and 3x3x3.tv. As a book publisher Keith makes, designs and commissions books, working with artists, photographers, illustrators and writers, having produced 30 titles that have been sold worldwide. He works in… Continue reading Director Biography – Keith Sargent (ALWAYS THE SUN)

Director Biography – FangTing Yeh (SILENT BUT NOT SILENCED)

The idea comes out opposite of freedom during this pandemic. The world turned upside down and struggling in this situation for a while. Stay alone also becomes the safest way to protect us. We slow down, having those silences around us. From the bottom of our heart, how much desire comes out? And how long… Continue reading Director Biography – FangTing Yeh (SILENT BUT NOT SILENCED)

BLACK & WHITE Festival 1st Scene Reading: Mr Buchman Goes To Washington, by Bill Baber

An intense courtroom docudrama that recreates the 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee hearing when Sidney Buchman, the Communist who wrote “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”, was blacklisted. This is the day that Mr. Buchman, like Mr. Smith, learned that patriotism requires sacrifice. CAST LIST: Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss Mr. Walter: Sean Ballantyne Mr. Travenner/Mr. Buchman:… Continue reading BLACK & WHITE Festival 1st Scene Reading: Mr Buchman Goes To Washington, by Bill Baber

HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: MAY 2021 BLACK & WHITE Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Short Film: R-E-V-E-L-A-T-I-O-N-Z Best Cinematography: KAERU Best Performances: NEIGHBORS Best Sound & Music: EVERYTHING I KNOW Best Direction: MICKEY HARDAWAY Theme of night: Alone in conflict. NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: MICKEY HARDAWAY, 20min., USA,… Continue reading HIGHLIGHT & VIDEOS: MAY 2021 BLACK & WHITE Film Festival