By Zachary Kiesch (Watch online on NBC4) A new film office in Hyattsville, Md., hopes to lure more moviemakers to the county. Prince George's County Bureau reporter Zachary Kiesch takes a tour of the film office.
By Faiza Elmasry (View full article online on Voice of America) More than a dozen people with physical and intellectual disabilities go to a daycare facility outside Washington twice a week and turn into filmmakers. At The Creative Edge Filmmaking workshop, they learn to use iPads to shoot and edit video. “It’s just another program … Continue reading Disabled Express Themselves with Filmmaking
By Alan J. McCombs (view article online on The Gazette) The Heritage Film Festival will open for the first time at the South Bowie Library on April 25. The festival that is now in its eighth year will be held from April 25 to 27 at the library, located at 15301 Hall Road, according to … Continue reading Three-day film festival comes to South Bowie Library
About 35 movies on display at South Bowie Library By Will C. Franklin (View full article online on the Gazette) The Heritage Film Festival will celebrate its eighth year at its new home at the South Bowie Library from April 25-27. The festival will showcase about 35 films, said Makarah, including a student film festival, … Continue reading Heritage Film Festival celebrates 8th year in new facility
My Two Cents By Pierre Walcott (view article online on Hyattsville Life & Times) What are the possibilities ahead for people and place in Hyattsville? We are told two divergent stories. On the one hand, there’s a public narrative of Prince George's County powerlessness in the face of daunting social and economic challenges: high unemployment … Continue reading Rethinking community: Embracing digital media innovation
PGAHC Announces Launch of New Film Office One-Stop Resource for Film Industry in Prince George's County VIEW FULL ANNOUNCEMENT February 20, 2013 - As a part of its overarching mission to provide valuable resources to the prince George's arts community, Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council announces the creation of the Prince George's Film Office. The … Continue reading PGAHC Announces Launch of New Film Office
By Rosanna Landis Weaver (view article online on Hyattsville Life & Times) The same week that President Obama reminded a Nevada crowd that "we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants," the Hyattsville branch library hosted the first of a 2013 winter film series with a similar theme: "Travel Tales: Stories of Migration."
"A Struggle for Dignity" Film & Lecture Series Discusses the History of Slavery and Emancipation at the Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center September 15 By Annamarya Scaccia (view article online on Prince George's Suite) Whether we are aware of it or not, the past is always with us. It defines us, our … Continue reading What Lurks Beneath