Marketing a Low-Budget Indie Black Sci Fi Film

January 31, 2018 | By Sharon Lewis Sharon Lewis Discusses Marketing and Distribution Strategies for Brown Girl Begins The lack of distribution opportunities for black female filmmakers can feel daunting. The challenges translate to the subject of my recent feature film, Brown Girl Begins. The movie focuses on the coming of age of a black teenage girl living in […]

Brown Girl Begins

Link to Original Article Story by Claire  Miglionico It’s 2049 and we’re in post-apocalyptic Toronto. A wall has been built around the city. The wealthy have taken over. The poor have been expelled to the Burn – an island where its secluded dwellers are forced to live off bartering, recycling and farming. Ti-Jeanne, a young […]

Meet the director behind the Afrofuturistic film “Brown Girl Begins”

Read Original Article Here As I wrote earlier, Brown Girl Begins, inspired by the book Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson, will make its world premiere at the UrbanWorld Film Festival in New York Friday. For fans of the afrofuturist movement, this is the kind of film that’s been sorely needed; it combines classic fantasy and post-apocalyptic elements, as well […]

‘Brown Girl Begins,’ inspired by afrofuturist novel ‘Brown Girl in the Ring’ by Nalo Hopkinson, sets premiere

Read Original Article Here An upcoming film inspired by the afro-futurist novel, Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson is on the horizon. We told you about the film when it was being crowdfunded in 2015. It went on to become 116 percent funded. Its description reads: “In 2049 the poor are confined to an island off […]