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FIVE NOMINATIONS @ABFF:

We are very pleased to announce the first screening of KNUCKLEHEAD in Manhattan will be at the HBO sponsored American Black Film Festival at AMC Empire 25 in Times Square on Friday June 12 at 6:50PM. ABFF has honored KNUCKLEHEAD with nominations for five awards in competition:  Best Narrative Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor: Alfre Woodard, and Best Actor: Gbenga Akinnagbe. To date, KNUCKLEHEAD has won EVERY festival competition award for which it has been eligible.  ABFF will mark the end of that run because we are nominated twice in the acting category and there is only one winner awarded. Q & A with Gbenga Akinnagbe and Ben Bowman to follow.     
Here is a link to our screening:
https://www.amctheatres.com/movies/knucklehead-abff

http://www.abff.com/

KNUCKLEHEAD WINS INDUSTRY CHOICE AWARD AT DWF:

We won!

http://www.danceswithfilms.com/about_awards.html

L.A. PREMIERE AT FAMOUS CHINESE THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD :

We are very pleased to announce the West Coast Premiere of Knucklehead will be taking place June 6, at 8PM at "The WOrld's Most Famous Theatre". We have accepted an invitation to be a special Alumni Spotlight screening at Dances With Films, out of standard competition, but eligible for the Industry Choice Award.  This is THE ULTIMATE venue at which to launch our film on the West Coast. Alfre Woodard, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Ben Bowman, Debra Azemar, Jonathan Gray, Re'Shaun Frear and Bryan Abrams will attend.

SOLD OUT!
Here is a link to our screening:

http://www.danceswithfilms.com/slt_knucklehead.html

KNUCKLEHEAD WINS TOP FEATURE AWARD IN MINNESOTA:

Knucklehead wins the Top Award for Fiction Features, "Made in MN Award" at MSPIFF!

http://mspfilm.org/mspiff-announces-winners-of-juried-competition-and-audience-choice-awards/

MIDWEST PREMIERE AT MSPIFF:

We are very pleased to announce the Midwest Regional Premiere of KNUCKLEHEAD at director Ben Bowman's hometown festival the Minneapolis-St.Paul International Film Festival April 25 at 8:45 PM.  We are screening in the Made in Minnesota category and are eligible for the Fiction Feature Award.  Bowman and EP Debra Azemar will attend.  Q & A to follow.

SOLD OUT! ADDITIONAL SCREENING ADDED 4/26 7:45 PM


Here is a link to our screening info:

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WORLD PREMIERE:

We are very pleased to announce the World Premier of Knucklehead will be taking place March 26, at 7PM. We have accepted an invitation to be the opening film of the 2015 New Voices in Black Cinema Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).  This is a fantastic venue at which to launch our film. The non-competitive festival has made an impressive commitment to showcasing our film. 

SOLD OUT! ADDITIONAL SCREENING ADDED SUNDAY MARCH 29 at 2PM.


Here is a link to our screening info:
http://www.bam.org/film/2015/knucklehead

About BAM Rose Cinemas/BAMcinématek:

BAM Rose Cinemas offers Brooklyn audiences an alternative to the standard multiplex, with a programming emphasis on independent films presented on four screens in a historic performing arts hall.  BAMcinématek is Brooklyn's only daily year-round repertory film program, presenting classic films, premieres, festivals, and retrospectives, often with special appearances by filmmakers, actors, and critics.

“A stately palace on Lafayette Avenue provides a year-round menu of new independent releases and smartly programmed series." —A.O. Scott, The New York Times

About the New Voices Festival:

New Voices in Black Cinema returns for its fifth year in 2015 with opening night film “Knucklehead” starring Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Wire) and Alfre Woodard (12 Years a Slave) in director Ben Bowman’s visually layered human drama. The festival presents narrative features, documentaries, and shorts that redefine the black experience in America and around the world. Presented in partnership with BAMCinématek, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, New Voices is a highly selective multi-genre film festival of movies geared towards inviting audiences to appreciate and support quality, independent films from, by, and starring the African and Latino diasporas.