Uprooted - Awards!

We are more than thrilled to have won the award for 'Outstanding Feature Documentary' from the Micheaux Film Festival. Thank you to the festival for delivering an awesome festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Go Team! 


Double Exposure - Awards!

We are more than thrilled to have won two awards from the Independent Shorts Awards Film Festival - Platinum for Best Rom Com film and Bronze Award for our director, Daryl Getman - Best Female (first time) Director Award. Very Proud and Grateful. Go Team! 


Uprooted - Pan African Film Festival

We are more than thrilled to have been selected for the Pan African Film Festival this month. We are also hugely honored to have a jury nomination for best feature documentary. The Festival runs from February 28th - March 14th and will be virtual and available across the entire US. Head to their website for more information. #PAFF2021


Double Exposure - LA Women in Film Festival

We so excited that 'Double Exposure' has been officially selected for the LA Women in Film Festival!

More news coming soon on virtual and LIVE screenings. #LAfilmfest2021


Uprooted - Bill Meyers Inspires Podcast

The awesome Bill Meyers chatted to our director, Khadifa Wong on February 12th 2021 - Great conversation! Bill Meyers Inspires!


Double Exposure -Independent Shorts Awards

We are thrilled to have been selected for three Independent Shorts Awards this month. Our director Daryl Getman for first female director, The film for best Romantic Comedy and Alex Lacamoire for his music composition. More news when the results come out! #LAindieshortswards


Uprooted - Oxford Film Festival!

A live film festival - The Oxford film festival is having a hybrid event - both live and virtual. Uprooted will be in the open air Tent Theatre - March 24- 28th and then virtually April. Geoblocked to the state of Mississippi

#oxford18 #off2021


Uprooted Screening with Milwaukee Film for Black History Month

We are honored to have been included in Milwaukee Films Black History Month special screenings.

We will be part of the Culture, Community and Politics week. February 15th - 21st

#blackhistorymonth #milaukeefilm


Uprooted - Canadian Premiere at The Toronto Black Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce our feature documentary, Uprooted's,  Canadian Premiere will be at the awesome Toronto Black Film Festival - February 10th - 21st. #tbff9 #tbff2021 #canadianpremiere


Double Exposure - Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema 2021!

A great way to kick off 2021 with another festival selection for 'Double Exposure' - Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema will run from March 8th - 14th 2021. #iifc2021


Uprooted - Beirut Arts Film Festival 2020

We are thrilled to have been invited to be a part of this year's Beirut Art Film Festival. Against all the odds they are making this event happen LIVE! December 3rd - 9th at Theatre Monnot in Lebanon.

Thank you for the invite - Such an honor! 'Uprooteds' first LIVE screening.



Double Exposure - Fearless Female Filmmaker Award

We are excited to announce 'Double Exposure' won its first award at Coronado Island Film Festival - awarding our female director-writer, Daryl Getman and myself as producer, with their Dale St Denis 'Fearless Female Filmmaker Award' We are dedicating the award to all the amazing and fearless women in the film, both cast and crew! Thank you Coronado Island Film Festival for the honor. #CIFF2020 #awards2020 #womeninfilm


Uprooted - The Deleted Scene Podcast 

Thank you to the team at The Deleted Scene Podcast for a great interview with our director, Khadifa Wong. Published November 17th, 2020


Uprooted -The Dancing Times Magazine Article

Thank you to Marianka Swain for a wonderful interview with our Co-creator, Zak Nemorin for the Dancing Times November Issue.

Photo by Clark Thomas Photography.


Uprooted - HotFoot Magazine Interview

Thank you to One Dance UK for including 'Uprooted' and our Co-creator Zak Nemorin in this UK Black History Dance special article this month.

Published November 15th,2020 

"We can only move forward if we understand where we came from. We owe so much to the sharing of culture (especially Black cultures)" Zak Nemorin


Uprooted - Hamptons Doc Fest

We are excited to announce that UPROOTED has been officially selected to be a part of the Hamptons Doc Fest - Dec 5th - 13th 2020 #hamptonsdocfest2020



Uprooted - 500 Days of Film Review

Thank you to Jane Douglas-Jones at 500 Days of Film for the review of our feature documentary 'Uprooted'

Published October 29th, 2020

"Khadifa Wong's fascinating and thought provoking documentary could not feel more timely"

Photo by Vibecke Dahle



Uprooted - The British Blacklist Review

Thank you to Hannah Shury-Smith at The British Blacklist for this awesome 5 star, 90/100 review of our feature documentary 'Uprooted'

Published October 26th, 2020

" a timely and informative celebration of dance"

Photo by Daryl Getman



Double Exposure - Festival News!

We are thrilled to announce that our short film 'Double Exposure' has been accepted into two more film festivals -

The Big Apple Film Festival  - screening November 13th - 15th and The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival screening December 6th - both LIVE and online.  

Uprooted - Alt Africa Interview with Khadifa Wong 

A big thank you to Alt-Africa for this feature article/interview with our documentary director, Khadifa Wong. 

Published October 26th, 2020


Photo by Vibecke Dahle 

Uprooted - Dance Tabs Review

Thank you to Heather Desaulniers at Dance Tabs for this awesome review of 'Uprooted' - Published October 26th 2020.


Photo by Vibecke Dahle 

Uprooted - Audience Award Winner at the San Francisco Dance Film Festival

We are truly humbled and grateful to the amazing response from the San Francisco Dance film festival audience. An award from the audience means the most! #sfdff #awardwinner 

Uprooted - Screening at The Earshot Jazz Festival

With thanks to the Northwest film forum 'Uprooted' will be screening, for one night only, on November 6th at 7 pm PST, at The Earshot Jazz Festival. Available only in Washington State.

#earshotjazz #nwfilmforum 

Uprooted - Selected for Sound Unseen film festival

We are thrilled to announce 'Uprooted' has been officially selected for Sound Unseen film festival, which will take place simultaneously in Austin,Texas and Minneapolis - Novemver 11-15th 2020 

Uprooted-TV Interview on France 24

Uprooted director, Khadifa Wong had a live TV interview with Eve Jackson on France 24

October 15th 2020 

Uprooted-Sound of Life Interview

Joe Muggs from the Sound of Life Team interviewed our creative team from 'Uprooted', Khadifa Wong, and Zak Nemorin.

Published October 16th, 2020


Photo by : Vibecke Dahle 

Uprooted - Nominated at Raindance 2020

Raindance announced their festival line up and our feature documentary 'Uprooted' is a Nominee for Best Documentary Feature. Go Team Uprooted! #internationalpremiere #raindancefilmfest2020 November 4th at 7pm and 6th at 1pm. UK only. Festival Runs October 28th - November 7th 2020 

Uprooted Director spoke to Brand Ambassador Select Podcast

Our feature documentary director, Khadifa Wong, chatted with Lenore Luca at Brand Ambassador Select -  Published October 10th, 2020


Photo by Ricardo Walker 

Uprooted - Selected for Hot Springs DocumentaryFilm Festival 2020

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival selected 'Uprooted' for their 29th Annual Film Festival - October 9th - 17th 2020 #HSDFF29 

The Guardian Interview and Preview of Uprooted

Lyndsey Winship at The Guardian interviewed the director of 'Uprooted', Khadifa Wong and wrote a great article on the film - Published September 22nd, 2020


Uprooted- Skyline Indie Film Fest Awards

'Uprooted's third film festival screening was with Skyline Indie Film Festival Sept 10-13th ended with an astounding two awards! Festival Winner and Best of Fest Audience Choice. Thank you! We are so grateful! #sliff2020 

'Double Exposure' books its first film festival!

We are so excited that our short film 'Double Exposure' gets to premiere at the awesome Coronado Island Film Festival in November (11-15th) #CIFF2020 

Free-YoFi Film Festival 2020

We are thrilled that our short film 'Free' has been selected for this years YoFi film festival! Taking place November 7-15th. #YoFi2020 

Uprooted Creative Team talk to the guys at Frame Form Podcast.

Check out a great interview with the team over at Frame Form podcast - Episode 5 - Sept 9th 2020 #frameform 

Uprooted- Headlining at SFDFF- Oct 2020

We were thrilled to be asked to headline the San Francisco Dance Film Festival this coming October - 17th -23rd #westcoastpremiere #sfdff 

Uprooted's September Film Festival Screenings

Our feature documentary 'Uprooted' has been invited to screen at Skyline Indie Film Festival in Virginia 10th-13th Sept and Charlotte Film Festival 23rd-27th Both are virtual and state geo-blocked. 

Uprooted's Grand Prize Award at Flickers RIIFF

Our feature documentary 'Uprooted' won the the jury award for Best Musical Documentary at the Rhode Island International Film Festival #RIIFF2020 #flickers38 #Grandprize - Thank you!  

Uprooted's Podcast for Factual America

The creative team talked to Matthew Sherwood from Alamo Pictures, for their podcast series 'Factual America'

Uprooted Film Festival #2

We are excited to be screening at the Flickers Rhode Island International film festival. On demand on Friday 7th August 2020 at 4.30pm EST. USA only.

Uprooted's Film Festival Premiere & Award

Thank you to Dance Films Association and Films at the Lincoln Center for hosting the World premier of our feature documentary 'Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance'

We were thrilled to pick up the Best of Fest Feature Audience Choice Award!

Hollywood Reporter Review

Critic Sheri Linden wrote an awesome review on our film ‘Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance’

Published on July 21st 2020

"Khadifa Wong’s ‘Uprooted’ couldn’t be more timely"


The New York Times Review

Critic Brian Seibert previewed 'Uprooted' for the Dance on Camera film festival. 
Published on 
July 11th 2020

" film in the festival is more urgent..."

Photo by Daryl Getman 

Dance Magazine Review

Dance Critic Crystal Nicholls wrote a wonderful review of our feature documentary 'Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance' including an interview with director Khadifa Wong.

"this documentary will make you fall in love with jazz dance all over again"

Photo by Vibecke Dahle. 

The New Yorker Feature

'Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance' was featured in The New Yorker Magazine. Full page feature about out world premiere at the Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Film Festival.

Published on July 20th 2020

“...illuminates an often disrespected genre and a history as complex as that of race in America.” 

Photo by Daryl Getman. 

Interview for Uprooted


The creative team of 'Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance' had a chat with Bob Boross.

Published on July 16th 2020 

Could A Redesign Really Rescue USA Today

USA Today

USA Today gave 'Uprooted' a mention about it's World Premiere at the Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Film Festival screening.

Published on July 15th 2020

Chelsea Community News

Critic Elizabeth Zimmer previewed the Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Film Festival and 'uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance'

Published on July 12th 2020

Photo by Vibecke Dahle 

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Unseen Films Review

Journalist Steve Kopian from UnSeen Films reviewed 'Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance'

"This is quite simply a delightful film that is full of life and motion." 



Photo by Daryl Getman 

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Short Film 'Free' Festival Updates

Our Short film 'Free' will be screening simultaneously at Skyline Film Festival and Harlem International Film Festival September 10th-13th 2020

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Brunch in Babel -Festival News

Our short film 'Brunch in babel' will be screened at the Chain Film Festival - August 6-16th 2020