Tango Macbeth is Available for Home & School!

IMG_9408Tango Macbeth is available internationally for home download or streaming. DVDs are on sale for use in schools and libraries. Be the first to own this groundbreaking new film. Read an interview with director Nadine Patterson and learn why Shakespeare is particularly relevant today.

Educators in the USA can order the film on DVD with French subtitles and Closed Captioning for $49.95. Click here to order. An Educational Guide link is here for free.

 You can purchase a Digital HD version of the film via VHX.TV for $6.99. Once you purchase it you can stream or download the film on any device. Just type in the code “TMAC” at http://tangomacbeth.vhx.tv/   to get the discounted price.

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Happy in Harlem @ Tugg Event

We had an all star ensemble of movie goers at the Tugg AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 screening of Tango Macbeth. Warrington Hudlin came to see the film, along with other notable independent filmmakers based in New York such as Mariette Monpierre. Alexandra Bailey who plays Lady Macbeth also attended the screening. F&M alumni Crystal Jones, Joel Bramble, and Ellen Henneberry attended the event, as well as London Film School alumni Dana Verde. And a group of young women from the KippStar College Prep Academy attended. More photos to come! [photos by Mariette Monpierre]

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If you missed the Harlem screening you can buy and watch the film on Digital HD via VHXTV for $7.99. Once you purchase it,  you can stream or download the film on any device. We are offering a limited number of $1 off coupons. Just type in the code “TMAC” at http://tangomacbeth.vhx.tv/.

Tango Macbeth is now part of the Sembene Film & Arts Festival in Pittsburgh! 7pm Tues. Feb. 18th @ Southside Works Cinema

Our Pittsburgh premiere is now co-sponsored by the Sembene Film & Arts Festival.

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We are presenting our film via Tugg. You MUST make your reservation online. You can order your $10 tickets here http://www.tugg.com/events/7259.  It is best if you order your ticket today or before February 17th. Don’t miss out on this one time only Pittsburgh screening with director Nadine Patterson. There will be a Q&A immediately following the film with the director and assistant director Martha Conley.

The Sembene Film & Arts Festival formed in 2009 to celebrate the life and honor the legacy of Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembène.  Ousmane Sembène is considered the ‘Father of African Cinema’ and one of the most important filmmakers of the 20th century.  Sembène – the Film & Arts Festival is the first film festival ever launched in honor of the Ousmane Sembène and it’s the first film festival in the region dedicated to showcasing films by, about and from the African Diaspora.

Festival organizers see the festival as a vehicle to speak to the critical issues facing people of African descent – indeed, the world community.  Check out the February line-up. Visit: http://www.sembenefilmfestival.org/

I look forward to meeting you all at Southside Works Cinema! Tuesday 7pm February 18th— Cheers, Nadine Patterson, writer/director TANGO MACBETH

Tango Macbeth New York Screenings Announced: November 24th & 25th @ the African Diaspora International Film Festival

Tango Macbeth will have two screenings at the 20th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival: Saturday, November 24 at 8:30pm and Sunday November 25th at 5pm. For locations click here or see below. Click here for ticket information.

Saturday, November 24th 8:30 PM at Teachers College, Columbia University-The Chapel located at 525 West 120th Street, New York is the first screening,  followed by an in depth Q&A with director Nadine Patterson. The talk will include discussion about the film, Ms. Patterson’s 20 plus year career as an American independent filmmaker and her book about her filmmaking experiences called Always Emerging.  She will sign books at the screening. Purchase tickets for the premiere here at Brown Paper Tickets.

Sunday, November 25th 5:00 PM at Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space located at 2537 Broadway, New York (Upper West Side @ 96th St.) is the  second screening of Tango Macbeth  with a Q&A after the film with Ms. Patterson. Purchase tickets online here at Brown Paper Tickets.

The producers would like to thank all of the cast and crew as well as Philadelphia’s community of arts supporters. Without your continuous support, this film would not have been possible. It does indeed take a community to make a film. Thank You.

20th New York City African Diaspora International Film Festival Announces Ticket Sales and Film Selection Preview

Click here for to go to Shadow & Act at IndieWire or read article below.

News from Shadow & Act

by Natasha Greeves
October 1, 2012 3:50 PM

The African Diaspora Film Festivalis scheduled to run from November 23rd through December 11th.

You can purchase festival pases today at a discount.  The VAP (Very Artsy Person) Pass gives access to all festival events including Opening Night, Closing Night and all special events. Discounted to $225 from $250 until October 15.  The Regular pass gives access to all the regular screenings for $160, or $145 before October 15.  Tickets can be purchasd HERE.

Over 60 Films are scheduled to screen over the course of the 19 day Festival.  While the full roster has yet to be released the following films have been announced:

Tango MacBeth will make its New York Premiere at ADIFF.  The film directed by Nadine M. Patterson is being described as “a deconstructed, visceral, fluid, energetic re-imagining of a classic tragedy.”

One Fine Day is a film about individuals who decided to do something out of the ordinary that gave them a voice they otherwise would not have.  Among those men and women the voice of John Carlos who showed the world in Mexico in 1968 during the Olympic Games that he supported the Black Power Movement.

Dead River will screen as part of the Namibia Showcase, the film a historical drama set during Apartheid in Namibia, follows the unlikely friendship of a farm worker’s son and the farmer’s daughter.  After the dauther returns from exile to face the life she left behind after living in Germany.

A Mother’s Love directed by Tim Alexander follows the family of “Regina Reynolds, a strong black woman in the truest sense! But her taste for the good life didn’t necessarily include her husband Marcus or her daughter Monica. It truly takes “A Mother’s Love” from Georgia to pray her down to earth!

Survivor: Living Above the Noise a film by and about Brooke Bello, it tells the tale of “one woman’s search for freedom from a devastating act of destruction to the ultimate ‘triumph of the human spirit.”  Bello documents her own story of working as a sexual slave in the U.S.