The AAWIC Anti-Gun Violence Film Screening Program During the Celebration of Harlem Week

New York, NY, USA – August 13, 2019 – African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) a non-profit organization based in New York City is pleased to announce its AAWIC Anti-Gun Violence Screening Program taking place August 2019 an encore continuation of the AAWIC Anti-Gun Violence Tour that was initiated in September 2018. This is in response to all of the mass shootings that have been taking place in our country with so many lives lost unnecessarily.

Our goal is with this program is to engage into a continual community dialogue to identify executable ways that communities can come together to speak on the issue of gun violence and what can be done as citizens to address the issue with practical application. The event will feature remarks from community leaders, gun violence survivors as well as film screenings on the anti-gun violence topic followed by a discussion to address issues.

African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) organization has served as a continuous support for the vibrant work of women filmmakers for the past twenty-one years. AAWIC has provide a platform to showcase aligning experienced and novice filmmakers, directors, producers, screenwriters and/or actors. Our mission is to expand, explore and create business opportunities for minority women filmmakers throughout the entertainment industry. It is the goal of AAWIC to give artistic women a path to fulfilling their dreams through showcasing their talents, exposure to peers’ interaction, and mentoring by established professionals.

Films Promo

Let’s Make a change
Not as Tough as You think
Killing Beef

Sponsors & Supporters:

Harlem Development Corporation
“H” Loft
Peace December
Peace Maker
It takes a Village
Girls Achieving
Miss Abbie Kids
Ark Belie Wine
Ace Media
New York Grant Company

The program will take place on August 23, 2019 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the H Loft located at 226 W. 145th Street 2nd floor in Harlem. The admission is complimentary, but seating is limited and it is first come first served.


Terra Renee, President – AAWIC
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