Elport Chess Film Almost Complete!

Sergio Fernandez of Fernandez Creative Services is putting the final touches on part of the soundtrack for our film “Elport Chess and the 1947 Bus Boycott”. Slowly working our way to the end.

Join us at the Filmmaker’s “Black Tie and Blues” Bash for the premier; WHERE: MS Museum of Art, WHEN: 6:00 pm for the VIP Reception.

Purchase your tickets:
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This event is made possible through the generous support of ChefWorks, Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lanier High School National Alumni Association, Mississippi Film Office, The Jackson Advocate and The W.E.B. Du Bois Honors College. This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Thank you JPS for your support of the “Honoring the Legacy” project.

Sergio Fernandez

Elport Chess Documentary Screening Details

Join us to view the documentary film, “Elport Chess and the Lanier High School Bus Boycott of 1947”, which salutes the brave efforts of Elport Chess and the Lanier class of 1947-’48. Dr. Wilma E. Mosley Clopton of NMHS Unlimited received the 2015 Emerging Filmmaker Award from the Mississippi Film and Video Alliance to support her work on this film. This will also be your night to shine in the “Maroon and White Fashion Show”. #stayUNLIMITED

Accommodations
A room block is available for film festival guests at the Jackson Marriott. A special rate of $109/night is available February 25 – 28, 2016. The reservation cut-off is February 4, 2016. Reservations may be made by calling 800.228.9290 and using code LHSLHSA (Lanier High School Celebration).

This event is made possible through the generous support of ChefWorks, Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lanier High School National Alumni Association, Mississippi Film Office, The Jackson Advocate and The W.E.B. Du Bois Honors College. This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Thank you JPS for your support of the “Honoring the Legacy” project.

Design by Latasha A. Willis/Reason to Live Studios

NMHS Unlimited Film Productions Announces “They Called It Home” Being Shown at Crossroads Film Festival

they-called-it-home-graphic(Jackson, MS) – NMHS Unlimited Film Productions (NMHS) is pleased to announce that its film, “They Called It Home”, will be shown at Crossroads Film Festival on Saturday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the Malco Grandview Theatre in Madison. The film, produced by Wilma E. Mosley Clopton, Ph.D. of NMHS, explores the history of the famous Farish Street neighborhood. The Farish Street neighborhood was once a prosperous area that fell into desertion. The film explores the reason for this collapse. “I am honored that my film “They Called It Home” was chosen to be shown at the Crossroads Film Festival,” said Dr. Clopton. “This film took several years to come into fruition and I cannot imagine a better way to get into the public viewing area.” The project was made possible through the generous support of the Mississippi Humanities Council, Women for Progress, the Mississippi Film Office, the Mississippi Film and Video Alliance and the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation. For more information about NMHS and its work, visit www.blackhistoryplus.weebly.com. For more information about Crossroads Film Festival including event pricing, visit www.crossroadsfilmfestival.com.