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

June 4, 2019
397 Views

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.

You may be interested

Ahmir ‚ÄúQuestlove‚ÄĚ Thompson & Tariq ‚ÄúBlack Thought‚ÄĚ Trotter Present: ‘Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America’¬†
Entertainment
1468 views
Entertainment
1468 views

Ahmir ‚ÄúQuestlove‚ÄĚ Thompson & Tariq ‚ÄúBlack Thought‚ÄĚ Trotter Present: ‘Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America’¬†

Editorial Dept - October 14, 2019

From Executive Producers¬†Ahmir ‚ÄúQuestlove‚ÄĚ Thompson,¬†Tariq ‚ÄúBlack Thought‚ÄĚ Trotter,¬†Shawn Gee,¬†Alex Gibney¬†and directors¬†Erik Parker and¬†One9,¬†HipHop: The Songs That Shook America,¬†premiered¬†last night, October…

Oprah Winfrey Interviews Award-Winning Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo For An OWN Primetime Special
Entertainment
1461 views
Entertainment
1461 views

Oprah Winfrey Interviews Award-Winning Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo For An OWN Primetime Special

Editorial Dept - October 14, 2019

Oprah Winfrey¬†sits down one-on-one with the award-winning actresses¬†Lupita Nyong'o¬†and¬†Cynthia Erivo, who discuss their fast rise to fame and how their…

Watch YBN Cordae’s new video “Broke As F*ck” + Stream¬†The Lost Boy Album Here!
Entertainment
1474 views
Entertainment
1474 views

Watch YBN Cordae’s new video “Broke As F*ck” + Stream¬†The Lost Boy Album Here!

Editorial Dept - October 14, 2019

Today, YBN Cordae shares a new video from his¬†¬†his critically-acclaimed debut project,¬†The Lost Boy.¬†The playful video for "RNP" featuring Anderson…


    %d bloggers like this: