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DESTINY'S ROAD screening in Kigali, Rwanda

Last February, I volunteered with Venture2Impact in Kigali, Rwanda, a non profit organization based in Canada. While there I worked with Hopes & Homes for Children community center where I had the opportunity to train staff and mentor young entrepreneurial parents in the village. The staff consisted of tech employees from New York, California, Canada, and London. I was the only tech employee/ filmmaker in the group.

Each day started with a 2 mile walk up a dirt hill from Yambi House, a Bed and Breakfast type hotel, to the community center where we would pass local women perfectly balancing large bowls of avocados or bananas on their heads, sometimes with babies happily strapped on their backs. On occasion, we would run into school children who wanted to chat or locals on their way to work via motor taxis. Once we arrived to the center, the younger children would sing beautifully to us before heading home and before the adult participants arrived.

The Community members were eager to …
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Upcoming Destiny's Road Screenings

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8/7 -8/9 @ Compassion Fim Festival
7/23-7/25 @ Inspired Faith Film Festival
6/20 - 7/20 @ San Francisco Black Film Festival
6/10 @ Black Truth Film Festival
6/3 - 6/9 @  International Christian Film Festival

3/7 @ Cinema Sisters International Film Festival
1/22 @ Denton Black Film Festival

TBD @ Women International Film Festival
TBD @ Queen Palm International Film Festival

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After getting some honest feedback at a test screening with fellow film directors from Alliance of Women Directors, I realized that I needed to be more strategic with my submissions.  I shifted my focus from applying to the commercial festivals with A list attachments to niche festivals located in places where I could build an audience for the feature version of my film, which I've already written.

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