“CONTRACT wins Award For Best Documentary Filmmaking”
Los Angeles, August 2, 2010: Txan Film Productions and Visual Arts, Inc. once again is proud to announce CONTRACT, a new docudrama film written, produced & directed by Guenny K. Pires, was screened at Hibernian Hall, Saturday July 31, 2010 @ 7:45pm (184 Dudley St., Roxbury MA 02119.) at the 12th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival (RIFF.)
“Local Ties, Global Reach.”
New England’s largest film festival dedicated to celebrating people of color, RIFF. From Thursday (July 29) and runs through Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010. Presented by The Color of Film Collaborative and ACT Roxbury, a program of Madison Park Development Corporation, RIFF screened 52 films including features, shorts, documentaries, and youth-produced works over those four days.
Festival highlights include Asian and Cape Verdean-themed pictures as well as films by local Afro-Americans. CONTRACT became the first Cape Verdean and São Tomé and Príncipe movie to be recipient of an “Award For Best Documentary Filmmaking.”
“Wowww! This is great for São Tomé and Príncipe. I’m honored to representing my country Cape Verde and Africa. This film is not only a powerful emotional experience it is also a solid look into the past and the legacy of Slavery.” Said Guenny K. Pires during the 30 min questions and answers (Q&A.)”
Watch the trailer: