Sunday, January 17, 2010

DRTFilms to Release First DVD

DRTFilms will release its highly acclaimed documentary, "Don't Fall Down in the Hood" to DVD on March 25, 2010.

A release party/fund-raiser is planned on that date, to be held on the Temple University campus, which is the location of the Don't Fall Down in the Hood program. Special guests will include D.A. Seth Williams, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Ramsey, Archye Leacock, Executive Director of the Don't Fall Down in the Hood program, and DRTFilms Executive Producer/Director Dianne R. Thompson.

Don't Fall Down in the Hood is an urban documentary examining the high rate of gun violence among African American youth.

Dianne R. Thompson was awarded several grants, including a 2008 Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, for the production of Don't Fall Down in the Hood.

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