Black Women’s Mini Film Festival

Moja Co. Productions proudly presents this historic inaugural event, The Black Woman’s Mini Video/Film Fest 2014! This dynamic Fest will highlight two Black women Writer/Director’s – Rosheena Beek, Bermudian Film Maker and Julie Dash an American Film Maker. Rosheena Beek will debut her “powerful”, “enlightening” film, “Before we were Man” – posing the question, ‘What if you had the power to choose your mama?’

This event will present a double feature, “Daughters of the Dust”. A 1991 Cinematography Award Winner, of the Sundance Film Festival. To accent these events, an Art Show will also be featured for the patrons, of these highly cultural nights. The artists will be Kendra Earls,local phenom, Zianna Rubaine extremely talented student of the arts, who can already boast that she had her first solo show at Bermuda College Student Art Gallery and International artist Patrick-Earl Barnes, who has dedicated a great part of his repertoire to the upliftment of women. Nights filled with excitement and incomparable talent are going to be witnessed by all.


And if you thought this event couldn’t get any better, the very first screening night will present three Bermudian women, who were trailblazers in the Film Making Industry, Honor Awards. They are Leola Stovell 46 years in the Broadcasting Industry and the ‘sound system’ of the 1920’s silent film in Bermuda era – Pianists, Venetia Mildred Manders-Richardson and Maude Joell-Fox. Better known as Maude and Mildred.

Get your tickets early! Spread the word!

NOTE: Part proceeds will be donated to the CDD (Community Driven Development) Program. It develops unemployable and unemployed women to become employable.

Doors Open: 6p.m. – Art Show

Honor Award: Past Bermudian Woman/Men in Film/Broadcasting

1st Film: Before we were Man – Introduction Debuting, Q and A

2nd Film: Daughters of the Dust 8:00p.m. – 9:57p.m.

April 11th: Princess Black will perform following the films

April 19th: Additional shorts by Bermudian Filmmakers will screen

April 26th: Bermuda Donquili will perform following the films

This is an opportunity that should not be missed, spread the word, support or make a donation. Tickets are available here.

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