25 to Life
Please note: This film replaces the December 2nd Reelblack screening of Myra's Angel listed in our Fall 2014 Program Guide.
Reelblack and AFFRM (The African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement) are proud to announce their 8th National release 25 TO LIFE, by documentarian Mike L. Brown in his directorial debut! It will be making its Philadelphia Premiere here at IHP on December 1st, World Aids Day.
25 TO LIFE chronicles the story of William Brawner, a young man who kept his HIV positive status a secret for over twenty-five years. Now, William seeks redemption from his promiscuous past as he embarks on a new phase of life with his wife who is HIV Negative. We journey with William and his family as he struggles to carve out an open and honest future. 25 TO LIFE is supported by Sundance Institute, Cinereach, The GoodPitch, IFP, Firelight Media Lab, and Tribeca All Access, and is the 2014 American Black Film Festival Grand Prize Jury winner.