M.I. Screens at NCCU During Gender Reel Film Festival (9.19.14)

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North Carolina Central University presents a special screening of M.I., A Different Kind of Girl, a documentary film by Leslie Cunningham.

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6:00pm
North Carolina Central University
Michaux School of Education Auditorium
700 Cecil St., Durham, NC 27707

• 6:00pm – Doors open
• 6:15-6:30 – Welcome from NCCU and the Gender Reel Planning Committee
• 6:30-6:45 – Intro to MI; A Different Kind of Girl, from the filmmaker Leslie Cunningham
• 6:45-7:45 – (53 min. runtime) Film screening of M.I., A Different Kind of Girl
• 7:45-8:15 – Nation Tyre Performance
• 8:15-8:30 – Filmmaker/ Cast Q & A
• 8:15-10:00 – Social and Networking Event hosted by NCCU Campus Pride

As a part of the 2014 Gender Reel Film Festival.

 

 

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Published by: Leslie Cunningham

A master storyteller with a journalistic background, Leslie Cunningham is an artist, writer, filmmaker, collaborator and creator of TRIBES Magazine. Driven by a passion for storytelling, Leslie is a graduate of the Documentary Arts Program at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. She has directed, produced and collaborated on a collection of engaging documentary films and short video for public broadcast and film festivals. Leslie’s debut documentary film, M.I., A Different Kind of Girl (2012), was chosen for Massimadi festival of Africa (2016), Gender Reel film festival (2014), The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (2012), and Atlanta’s Out On Film (2012). Leslie is currently working on her second feature, JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana, which was selected for the Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Program. Leslie was also a recipient of the 2014 ITVS Diversity Development Fund and a fellow of the 2015 Cucalorus Filmmaker Residency Program. Owner of TRIBES Entertainment, a boutique digital marketing company in Durham, NC, Leslie brings a wealth of industry knowledge to her client work. She has worked tirelessly on several worthy projects to help raise money for local non-profits and is committed to mentoring young emerging artists, filmmakers and entrepreneurs. Email Leslie at lesliecunninghampro@gmail.com.

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