AFFRM Acquires Deepwater Horizon Doc ‘Vanishing Pearls’, Release To Coincide With 4th Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill

By | Tuesday March 18, 2014 @ 11:27am PDT

Vanishing Pearls documentaryEXCLUSIVE: The African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) has acquired worldwide rights to Vanishing Pearls, the 2014 Slamdance documentary chronicling the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill within a Gulf coast fishing … Read More »

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Specialty Box Office: ‘96 Minutes,’ ‘Bernie,’ ‘Elles,’ ‘Inventing Our Life,’ ‘Restless City’

By | Thursday April 26, 2012 @ 10:41pm PDT

Financing wasn’t the overriding hurdle for at least two of this weekend’s specialty debuts. The crews from 96 Minutes and Bernie contended with other challenges beyond funding to bring their projects to the screen. Meanwhile, the writer/director … Read More »

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AFFRM Takes Sundance’s ‘Restless City’ for U.S.

By | Thursday March 1, 2012 @ 2:52pm PST

Andrew Dosunmu’s Sundance 2011 feature Restless City is the story of African immigrants living on New York City’s fringes. African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) plans an April 27th theatrical release; the film is the company’s fourth feature, … Read More »

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