fall, I first wrote about filmmaker Sekiya Dorsett’s documentary-in-progress film
(the now retitled) “Women and The Word: The Revival Movie” (HERE), which follows 5 young women who hit the road with their “The Revival 2012,” with the goal being to bring music and poetry to actual living rooms across the U.S. and abroad, creating safe spaces, participating in several sold-out shows over 8 cities in 9 days.
captures the tour’s 5 troupe members as “they
grow as women, performers, and as friends.”
Now the film
will have its first official sneak preview next week on Weds August 20th
as part of the program, “Celebrating Queer Black Women in Film” at the Museum of
Contemporary African Diaspora Art (MoCADA) in Brooklyn, at the 5th Annual Soul of BK
Festival, which runs from Aug.17-23rd.
the screening will be a panel that includes filmmakers Ms.Dorsett, Alexis Casson
(“The Peculiar Kind”), and filmmaker Cheryl Dunye (“Watermelon Woman”), who will also be previewing her latest film, “Black Is Blue,” and on which they will talk about their latest
projects and about the future of film.
website to find out more about The Soul of BK Festival: . HERE
An extended trailer
for “Women and the Word: The Revival Movie” follows: