The African Diaspora International Film Festival and The Facets Cinémathèque are presenting The 10th Annual Chicago African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF 2012-Chicago), which will be held at Facets from June 17-21. This outstanding event will feature a selection of Black Independent Films from around the world, depicting an eclectic mix of foreign, independent, classic and urban films which represent the human experience of people of color through an extraordinary range of subjects and artistic approaches.
OPENING NIGHT FILM!
Facets Film Dialogue
with filmmaker Keith Miller
Welcome to Pine Hill-Chicago Premiere
Written, produced and directed by Keith Miller, Welcome to Pine Hill follows Shannon Harper, a recently reformed drug dealer working as a claims adjuster by day and bouncer by night who receives earth-shattering news that compels him to make peace with his past and search for freedom beyond the concrete jungle of New York. Developed in collaboration with the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective, of which director Keith Miller is a member, Welcome to Pine Hill is a 2011 Independent Filmmaker Lab participant and Miller’s debut feature.
Directed by Keith Miller, U.S.A., 2012, 80 mins. In English. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival.
Opening Night Film and Reception: 8 pm – 9 pm
Special Admission fee for this event: $15.00, which includes the reception and film.