2019

‘Harriet’ to Open 2019 Urbanworld Film Festival

‘Harriet’ to Open 2019 Urbanworld Film Festival

The lineup for the 23rd annual Urbanworld Film Festival was announced Friday, with Tony-award winning broadway actor Cynthia Erivo and Emmy award-winning director Roger Ross Williams making appearances at the event, which is geared towards representing and celebrating diverse, international voices in film, music videos, television, screenplays and shorts.

These Are the Latino Movies to Watch at the Urbanworld Film Festival

These Are the Latino Movies to Watch at the Urbanworld Film Festival

Founded in 1977, the Urbanworld Film Festival is one of the largest internationally competitive festivals of its kind. And to judge by its current slate of films for 2019, their definition of “urban” is decidedly open, expanding beyond ethnicity to include sensibility, culture and proximity.