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FILM OPENS: December 09, 2017

UK-Based I WILL TELL FESTIVAL

FREE SCREENING AND Q&A

This award-winning documentary by Oscar-winning Ava DuVernay (SELMA), has won a BAFTA, 4 Emmy’s and multiple other awards including Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for “The Letter to the Free” by Common. It is an electrifying treatise on the prison industrial complex that challenges our ideas on the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States.

POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION
‎The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition is a grassroots, membership organization, led by Desmond Meade and dedicated to ending the disenfranchisement and discrimination against people with convictions.

Scott Israel, Sheriff of Broward County

Desmond Meade, President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

Ron Harper is Director of Project Micah, a Community Development Corporation set up to promote social and economic justice.

The post-screening discussions will be chaired by Festival Founder and Director, Jenny Lee, flying in from London.


About I WILL TELL
The I Will Tell international film festival is a powerful celebration of impactful dramas, documentaries, animations and short films from across the world that highlight key societal issues such as war, poverty, violence and racism as well as music, creativity and the power of ordinary people to overcome extraordinary circumstances.

  • Director: Ava DuVernay
  • Country: USA
  • Genre: Documentary | Crime | History
  • Year: 2016
  • Run Time: 1:40:00
  • imdb Score: 8.2/10 (15,039 votes)
  • Language: English
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Cast: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Corey Booker
AWARDS

Oscar Nomination 2017
Best Documentary Feature

Primetime Emmy Awards 2017
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Primetime Emmy Awards 2017
Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics

Primetime Emmy Awards 2017
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming

BAFTA Film Award 2017
Best Documentary

American Cinema Editors, USA 2017
Best Edited Documentary - Feature

Atlanta Film Critics Society Awards 2016
Best Documentary Film

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2016
Best Documentary

FESTIVALS

New York Film Festival 2016

London Film Festival 2016