Carolyn A. Butts-Schmalenberger

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series
Artistic Discipline: Film/Video
Category: Brooklyn Arts Fund
Grant Year: 2022

In honor of our 25th Anniversary, Reel Sisters will present an exciting film retrospective celebrating the festival’s diverse collection of films produced, directed and written by women of color! Join us for a cinematic journey down memory lane as we pay tribute to the storytellers whose films have made Reel Sisters, the first Academy qualifying festival devoted to women and a revered destination for independent film lovers worldwide. Our two day festival will be held in Brooklyn from Oct. 22-23, 2022. For information and festival schedule visit Reel Sisters is supported, in part, by the Brooklyn Arts Council, New York State Council on the Arts, Humanities New York, Council member Laurie Cumbo and Farah Louis.