25 JUN 2020

VISION FILMS BETS FOR DIVERSITY CONTENT AT MARCHÉ DU FILM

The slate of films reflects the different voices of the American culture and some of the titles are "The Black Emperor of Broadway", "Bilal: A New Breed of Hero" and "The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital".

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"The Black Emperor of Broadway"

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Independent filmmakers are empowered with a voice and a platform to not only engage and entertain audiences but also to share stories and experiences that need to be heard.  For that reason, Vision Films (“Vision”) is proud to bring a diverse slate of films from unique and talented producers to the Cannes 2020 Virtual Market.

“Vision Films is pleased to present a lineup of exceptional, timely, and poignant films to international audiences,” says Lise Romanoff, Managing Director/CEO of Vision Films“It is such an inspiring time to see the entire world come together on a movement, and sharing films that reflect values such as diversity and inclusion has never been more important.”

 "The Black Emperor of Broadway", "Bilal: A New Breed of Hero", "The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital", and "Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B & B Robbery" are just a handful of films represented by Vision Films that are available for online screening.

The first African-American actor in a lead role takes center stage on Broadway in "The Black Emperor of Broadway", a young boy is stolen far from his home and finds the courage to make a change in "Bilal: A New Breed of Hero", Black excellence in the medical community is highlighted in "The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital", and two female junior detectives solve a neighborhood crime in "Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B & B Robbery".

It is such an inspiring time to see the entire world come together on a movement, and sharing films that reflect values such as diversity and inclusion has never been more important” Lise Romanoff Managing Director/CEO of Vision Films