Summer student volunteers advance production

By Kate Chatman Team Gullah is expanding significantly this summer with our largest group of students in history. Ten students from diverse backgrounds get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Gullah Gone: Preserving the Land, Water and Culture of the Sea Islands. Some students are volunteering to enhance their interest in media careers, whileContinue reading “Summer student volunteers advance production”

The Gullah Project accepted to the 14th Annual Female Eye Film Festival

The Gullah Project has been accepted to the 14th Annual Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. The Gullah Project will screen in an International Documentary Program block on Wednesday, June 15th. Among the films in this block are The Nike Chariot Earring directed by Karen Audette and feature film Following Kina directed by Sonia Goldenberg followed by aContinue reading “The Gullah Project accepted to the 14th Annual Female Eye Film Festival”

The Gullah Project nominated for Best Documentary at Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

The Gullah Project was nominated for Best Documentary at Cape Fear Independent Film Festival in March. The winner for Best Documentary went to Lee’s 88 Keys, directed by Susan Robbins. She also won the award for Best Female Director. Despite not taking home the award, Cape Fear Independent Film Festival was a huge success for our team. TheContinue reading “The Gullah Project nominated for Best Documentary at Cape Fear Independent Film Festival”

The Gullah Project selected to screen at the 17th Annual Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival

The Gullah Project has been selected to screen at the 17th Annual Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival April 19-24, 2016 in Muskogee, OK. To find a complete list of screenings for this documentary film please visit the Screenings section of our webpage.

The Gullah Project selected for two prestigious film festivals

The Gullah Project has been officially selected for two prestigious film festivals. Cape Fear Independent Film Festival will be held in Wilmington, N.C., a destination located in the Gullah/Geechee Corridor, March 10th – 12th 2016. Festival dates for the 6th Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival are April 6th – 10th, 2016 at the Charlotte ConventionContinue reading “The Gullah Project selected for two prestigious film festivals”

School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Research Roundtable Series Presentation

On Tuesday, January 26th Director Denise McGill presented an update and discussed the process of making The Gullah Project at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Research Roundtable Series. In attendance were fifty students and faculty members, all who have been following the progress of this documentary film. Also in attendance were two ofContinue reading “School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Research Roundtable Series Presentation”

School of Journalism and Mass Communications Research Roundtable Series

School of Journalism and Mass Communications Research Roundtable Series presents “The Gullah Project: Behind the Scenes and on Location” by Associate Professor Denise McGill Date: Tues, Jan. 26 Time: 1:15 – 2:30 PM Location: SJMC 318 McGill will screen the current draft of her documentary film The Gullah Project. She will discuss the process and contribution ofContinue reading “School of Journalism and Mass Communications Research Roundtable Series”