World Television Premiere

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will premiere on SHOWTIME, during the month of February as part of their Black History Month programming. The initial airing will be on SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE on February 1, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. The flagship channel will showcase the film on Tuesday, February 22 at 8:00 PM ET/PT.  In celebration of our World Television Premiere and Black History Month, the Collectible DVD will be available for only $9.99 during the month of February at the Mississippi Damned Store.

Mabry Named USA James Baldwin Fellow

Tina Mabry was named the James Baldwin Fellow receiving a United States Artist (USA) Fellowship for her work on MISSISSIPPI DAMNED. During an event at New York City’s Lincoln Center, Tina was among 50 artists who were honored. Each USA Fellow was chosen through a highly competitive nomination, application, and peer-review process. Experts across all disciplines and representing all 50 states are asked to nominate artists to apply for the award. Of the 301 artists nominated, only 50 receive an unrestricted grant of $50,000. Read more here.

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED in Seattle

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will screen at the 2010 Langston Hughes African American Film Festival in Seattle, Washington on Sunday, April 18th at 7:00PM. Producer/Editor Morgan Stiff will be in attendance. For more information visit the festival’s website.

UK Premier of MISSISSIPPI DAMNED

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will be screening at the 24th BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival on March 25th at 6:10PM and again on March 26th at 6:10PM. Writer/Director Tina Mabry will be in attendance for both screenings. To celebrate the screening and welcome Tina to the festival, BFI will be hosting a reception on Thursday, March 25th at 9PM in the Delegate Centre, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank London, SE1 8XT. You must RSVP at Jemma.Desai@bfi.org.uk Thursday, March 25th at 12PM to attend.

Special Screening in LA With Film Independent

Project: Involve is proud to present a special screening of MISSISSIPPI DAMNED. This screening is free and open to the public! It will take place on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00PM at the National Center for Preservation of Democracy (111 North Central Avenue / Los Angeles, CA 90012). A Q&A and reception will follow the screening with many special guests!

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED Wins Audience Choice at Hayti

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED wins the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film at the 2010 Hayti Heritage Film Festival. For more information about the festival click here.

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED Opens Hayti Heritage Film Festival

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED returns to North Carolina as the Opening Night Film of the Hayti Heritage Film Festival. It screens on Friday, February 19th at 7:00PM with an after party to follow at the Cotton Room at 10:00PM. Writer/Director Tina Mabry and Producers Morgan R. Stiff & Lee V. Stiff will be in attendance.

North Carolina Premiere Announced

We are super excited about this screening because we are bringing the film to the state where it was shot! It will be screening at the Cucalours Film Festival on Saturday, November 14th at 4:00PM and again on Sunday, November 15th at 1:00PM. Writer/Director Tina Mabry and Producers Morgan R. Stiff & Lee V. Stiff will be in attendance. Other special guests are sure to attend! For more information on how to get tickets visit the festival’s website.

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED Plays The Windy City

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will be one of the films in competition at the 45th Annual Chicago International Film Festival. Writer and director Tina Mabry, producer and editor Morgan Stiff, and actors Chasity Hammitte and Jossie Harris Thacker will be in attendance at all screenings. You will have THREE opportunities to see this award winning film: October 15th at 8:45PM, October 16th at 6:00PM, and October 17th at 2:45PM. Buy your tickets now on the festival’s website.

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