MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will screen at the Queer Black Cinema International Film Festival on Friday, October 16th at 7:00PM. There will be a second screening on Saturday, October 17th at 1:30PM. Tickets are NOT available at the door.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED wins the top award at the 2009 Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City, taking home the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature. Get more information here.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will have its International Premiere at Switzerland’s Zurich International Film Festival. The film screens three times: Wednesday, September 30th at 6:30PM; Thursday, October 1st at 3:00PM; and again on Sunday, October 4th at 7:00PM. Writer/Director Tina Mabry and Producer/Editor, Morgan R. Stiff will be in attendance. For more information Zurich Film Festival website.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will be screening in Canada at the Calgary International Film Festival on Friday, October 2nd at 7:00PM and again on Sunday, October 4th at 4:30PM.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will be screening in competition at the Urbanworld Film Festival. It will screen on Friday, September 25th at 12:30PM and again on Saturday, September 26th at 5:45PM.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED wins the Grand Jury Award for Outstanding US Dramatic Feature Film at Outfest 2009. This is what the jury had to say: “For its bold and rigorously honest story. For its incredibly talented and strong ensemble cast. And for her bravery in tackling her own family’s drama. The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding US Dramatic Feature Film Award goes to Tina Mabry’s feature debut, Mississippi Damned.” Check out more news on this exciting win in Variety, Hollywood Reporter, indieWire.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED wins the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature and actor Tessa Thompson wins the Grand Jury Award for Best Actor for her portrayal of Kari Peterson at the 2009 American Black Film Festival.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED has been chosen as one of the 4 films in competition at the 13th Annual American Black Film Festival sponsored by HBO. It will screen twice while in Miami Beach, on
Friday, June 26 at 4:30PM and again on Saturday, June 27 at 2:30 PM.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED wins the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Film at the 2009 NewFest Film Festival. Read more here.
MISSISSIPPI DAMNED will be the American Centerpiece Film at the 2009 Outfest Film Festival, screening on Tuesday, July 14th at 8:00PM at the Directors Guild of America. A reception will follow the screening. Check out the festival’s website for more information.