Black Entertainment : Black Love & Romance in Hollywood (Tyler Perry's 'Why Did I Get Married?')

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    Tyler Perry’s Roger Bobb and other Hollywood insiders discuss Black love and romance on the silver screen

    Sweet Auburn International Film Festival is hosting its first 2008 pre-festival event, "Black Love & Romance in Hollywood" on Saturday, February 23rd at the Auburn Avenue Research Library. Clips of Tyler Perry's 2007 hit movie "Why Did I Get Married?" will be shown. Roger Bobb, the film’s co-producer, will be on hand for a panel discussion. Mr. Bobb will be joined by actor Michael Beasely, actress and acting coach Karen Ceesay and producer Sharlene Falls. Together, these Hollywood insiders will engage in a candid discussion about Black relationships on the silver screen. Ms. Evelyn Mims of WXIA-11 will moderate the panel. This is a free event.

    WHO: Roger Bobb – Producer (Tyler Perry Studios)
    Michael Beasley – Actor (“The Great Debaters”, “American Inquisition”, “April Fool’s Day”)
    Sharlene Falls – Producer (Bottom of the Net Films)
    Karen Ceesay – Actress/Producer (“Chalk Line”)
    Evelyn Mims – Producer (WXIA - Atlanta & Company), past president and National Trustee for NATAS and the Daytime Emmys

    WHAT: Black Love & Romance in Hollywood, a Sweet Auburn International Film Festival event (sponsored by Sweet Auburn SpringFest)

    WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2008 – 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    WHERE: Auburn Research Library on African American Culture & History
    101 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA
    Chances are you've seen a Black romance portrayed on the silver screen. On Saturday, February 23, 2008, spend a few hours with us to watching one of the latest Black romance films as we show clips of Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married?” You’ll hear from the industry insiders who make the movies and have the opportunity to share your opinion. Whether you’re a movie lover, filmmaker or actor, “Black Love & Romance in Hollywood” is must-attend event. Seating is limited.