3rd Annual 1 Race Human Race Film Festival IN PERSON Oct 3, 2021
The One Race Human Race Foundation, Announces its home for the 3rd Annual One Race Human Race International Film Festival to be held in INDIANAPOLIS at the NEW Kan-Kan Cinema and Brasserie, Indy’s ONLY independently owned arthouse cinema
Brandan Sanders – Public Relations Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Indianapolis, IN - Joyce Licorish is an Indianapolis native known best for directing, starring in and staging a touring production of Oprah’s Color Purple the Musical and for her many appearances in theatrical productions primarily in Indianapolis Indiana. She as a part of the charity the One Race Human Race Foundation a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in partnership with DreamEmpire Films, LLC-S based in both Indianapolis, IN and Atlanta, GA is happy to announce that the 3rd Annual One Race Human Race International Film Festival will be held in Indianapolis, IN at the Kan-Kan Cinema and Brasserie, Indy’s ONLY independently owned arthouse cinema. This will be it’s very first film festival.
ABOUT THE CREATOR: Joyce Licorish, singer, actress, plus model, stage play director, and playwright, takes a turn toward another creative vein as the co-creator of the One Race Human Race Film Festival. Best known for her direction/production of Oprah Winfrey’s Color Purple Tour which launched first in Indianapolis Indiana at the historic Athenaeum Theater, she has taken a turn toward another creative vein that sheds light on filmmakers.
The One Race Human Race Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on providing hope and unbiased opportunities across racial lines. Our for-profit partner DreamEmpire Films, LLC-S has partnered with our charity to focus on promoting underrepresented voices in the entertainment industry and fostering the support of inclusive content production and distribution. The One Race Human Race Foundation believes that by shedding a light on content creators' talent including media influencers, advertisers, and content distributors, that a difference can be made in media, spearheading a new revolution of media that accurately reflects the cultural diversity of our country. One of our annual initiatives is the One Race Human Race International Film Festival. As a part of our annual festival, we encourage submission from content creators and media industry leaders, which support and create content that showcases positive female and diverse role models and eliminates negative or unconscious bi
as and stereotyping. We are focused on working with our partners and the community to foster inclusivity in the entertainment industry and love content that moves, touches and inspires audiences to embrace our rich tapestry of American culture eradicating sexism and racism in the industry.
This year marks our 3rd year presenting the festival. Last year’s festivities were held online due to COVID-19, and this year we are pleased to be returning to an in-person experience for theatergoers. This year we have dedicated a special portion of our programming to Indy Indie filmmakers called the HOOSIER SHOWCASE. During this segment of the festival, we will screen films from local filmmakers.
Our full program schedule is available here:
Tickets are priced by category and range from $7-$10 per segment with a celebratory gala with food and beverages after the event ticketed at an additional $15 where theatergoers can meet the filmmakers present.
Tickets will be available on or before 9/18/2021 at: www.KanKanIndy.com
Our event additionally includes 2 FREE workshops with local and national industry professionals on the following topics:
Getting Started as an Indie Filmmaker, Film Finance, Crowdfunding and Screenwriting for beginners.
We look forward to seeing you there!