Film/TV Producer Datari Turner to Host Master Class & Premiere Two Films at ABFF

June 4, 2019
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Fresh off his NAACP Image Award nomination for the Showtime documentary¬†¬†Shut Up and Dribble,¬†film and television producer¬†¬†Datari Turner¬†will debut his latest works — the films¬†Same Difference¬†and¬†If Not Now, When?¬†—¬†at the¬†American Black Film Festival¬†this month. Produced¬†¬†under his¬†Datari Turner Productions¬†¬†enterprise,¬†¬†both films¬†were selected in the festival’s Narrative Features category.

Same Difference , a mystery drama directed and written by Derege Harding , boasts a stellar cast including Essence Atkins, Terrence Jenkins, Edwina Findley  and Demetrius Shipp Jr. , among others. The story highlights the complexities of struggling with mental health. It will screen during ABFF on Friday, June 14 at 4:42pm atRegal Cinemas 18 Theater  in Miami Beach. 

Turner also co-produced the film  If Not Now, When? , directed by Meagan Good  and  Tamara Bass . This heartfelt story about love, forgiveness, sisterhood and second chances will screen on  Thursday, June 13  at  11:15am  at Regal Cinemas 18 Theater .

Additionally, Turner will expand his footprint at ABFF by hosting a master class on “Producing Film and Television” on¬†Sunday, June 16¬†from¬†9:00-10:30am¬†at the¬†Loews Miami Beach Hotel. The session offers current and aspiring industry professionals insight into packaging a project from A to Z and the opportunity to learn from one of Hollywood’s leading creators and visionaries.

For more information, visit abff.com.

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