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26th Annual AFRICAN AMERICAN Movie Market

(Hollywood, CA) – The Black Hollywood Education and learning and Source Centre (BHERC) announces the range of 140 movies and filmmakers for the 26th Annual African American Movie Market and S.E. Manly Brief Film Showcase (AAFM SEMSFS). Introduced to the public each year as a reside function, this calendar year the pageant will make its on the net debut on The AAFM SEMSFS opens Friday October 23rd and operates through November 29th, 2020.  


The AAFM proceeds to offer an outlet for veteran and rising filmmakers to share their tales to a wide audience.  As one of the 1st and longest working movie festivals to element the quick films, this pageant has been an early adopter of the small movie structure that is now distinguished in the market.  The films are as numerous as the places they hail from.  BHERC gained far more than 1500 entries from 20 nations around the world including the US.  Movies selected stand for filmmakers from the United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, Brazil, and Bosnia.  “This year’s pageant is packed with heartfelt, amusing, powerful and emotional themes,” states Sandra Evers-Manly, President. “We rejoice the class of 2020 filmmakers for their perseverance and resolve.” The 2020 movie competition will consist of films in multiple genres which includes comedy, religion, drama, animation, documentary, horror, sci-fi, romance, and social justice.


This year’s competition is focused in honor prolific director Michael Schultz and commemorates the 45thanniversary of “Cooley High” a critically profitable coming of age film directed by director Michael Shultz launched in 1975.  A particular evening celebrating Michael, the movie and solid associates will acquire position on

Saturday, Oct 24th, from 3pm to 9pm. The festival also incorporates the October 25th premiere of the 2020 Movies With A Reason (Movies) production “I’m Not Unique.” The story of an eleven-calendar year-aged younger person with Down Syndrome who has a at the time in a life time chance to take part as an athlete in the Unique Games. This movie is the the latest project of filmmaker Larry Ulrich who has acted into a myriad of unbiased and global films by using his career in his individual arms. Larry has designed, created, directed, and starred in his have tasks.  The movie stars Julius Jordan an lively younger actor with hypotonia (reduced muscle tone) from Down syndrome considering that birth.  For other remarkable activities, Black Carpet sessions all with open admission such as on the net sector panels on cinematography, documentary other marketplace subjects all over the thirty day period-long pageant log on to


BHERC invites each marketplace and the local community to join us for this terrific competition of outstanding movies. For insight into all the festival has to give, our Opening Welcome celebration introduces the person filmmakers and their movies, Friday, October 23, in addition to all the activities of the pageant.


Tickets for the competition are consist of a day pass for $25.00, select a Block of 5 films at $10.00, or a Competition Pass at $75.00.  All panels and distinctive situations are complimentary and free of charge to the community on a 1st come 1st served basis.


For extra facts or to buy tickets remember to go to or phone (310) 284-3170.  For a comprehensive record of the 2020 class of filmmakers, films and synopsis’s log on to

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