Imagenation ? producers of Harlem?s first and only film and music festival dedicated to artists of color ? in association with the Apollo Theatre will present its 2006 Revolution! Awards Friday, June 6 at the Apollo Theatre beginning at 8 pm.
Revolution! Awards recognize artists and industry leaders of color who use their work as vehicles for social change, to foster solidarity and blaze new trails. The event, now in its second year, will be hosted by M1 of dead prez and noted journalist Michela Angela Davis.
This year?s honorees are: Lee Daniels, producer of The Woodsmen and Monster?s Ball and director of the forthcoming Shadowboxer; Warrington Hudlin, president of the Black Filmmaker Foundation and producer of popular feature films House Party, Boomerang, and Bebe?s Kids; Thomas Allen Harris, Director, Editor, Cinematographer, Producer and Screenwriter of the acclaimed Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela and That?s My Face; Keith Beauchamp, director and writer of the groundbreaking documentary film The Untold Story of Emmett Till; and dead prez, one of the nation?s pre-eminent underground hip-hop bands.
Tickets to the 2006 Revolution! Awards can be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com or 212.531.5305) and at www.imagenation.us and the Apollo Theatre box office (212.531.5305). Ticket prices are $35.00 and $50.00.
Official Website: http://www.imagenation.us
Added by Navigator212 on May 24, 2006