MARIN LUTHER KING III – 2015

MARIN LUTHER KING III – 2015

MARTIN LUTHER KING III As the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King III is carrying the family torch and pursuing equality and justice for all people. A human rights advocate, community activist and...

PAUL HAGGIS – 2015

PAUL HAGGIS – 2015

PAUL HAGGIS, Film director, screenwriter, and producer Born in London, Ontario, Paul Haggis is an award-winning filmmaker. In 2006, Haggis became the first screenwriter in Oscar history to have written back-to-back Best Picture winners, for 2005’s Million Dollar Baby,...

PRAS MICHEL 2015

PRAS MICHEL 2015

  Prazkazrel Samuel Michel, known as Pras, is an American music artist and film producer who has worked in the entertainment industry for decades. He first became known to the world as the founding member of the multi-platinum and two-time Grammy award winning...

Spike Lee – 2014

Spike Lee – 2014

“(Spike) Lee continues to be one of the most prolific filmmakers — rarely has a year passed without a release of the latest "Spike Lee Joint" film (…) he's never stopped pushing the envelope.” –The L.A Times Spike Lee is a Writer-Director, Actor, Producer, Author and...

Kim Nguyen – 2013

Kim Nguyen – 2013

2013 Vanguard Award Kim Nguyen will be honoured at the closing night on September 29, 2013 at 7pm >> Kim Nguyen is a Québécois film-maker, scriptwriter and producer whose films have gained international recognition. Born to a Vietnamese father and a Québécois...

Josué Lajeunesse – 2013

Josué Lajeunesse – 2013

2013 Social Impact Award Josué Lajeunesse will be honoured on September 27, 2013 at 7pm >> Lajeunesse was born and raised in Haiti as the youngest of four children, and comes from the town of Lasource. His mother died when he was a young boy, and his father was...

Martin Luther King 50 (MLK 50) – 2013

Martin Luther King 50 (MLK 50) – 2013

MLK 50: 50th anniversary of “I HAVE A DREAM” speech will be celebrated on September 24, 2013 at 6pm >> 50 years ago, Martin Luther King had a dream: “I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a...

Moussa Tourré – 2013

Moussa Tourré – 2013

An evening with Moussa Touré on September 21, 2013 at 7pm >> Moussa Touré is a Senegalese director, writer and producer of several wellknown documentaries and features, including the famous The Pirogue, winner of the 2013 Lumière Award for Best Feature in French...

Mimi Barthélémy – 2013

Mimi Barthélémy – 2013

TRIBUTE Mimi Barthélémy will be honoured on September 20, 2013 at 9pm >> “Honour and respect, ladies and gentlemen! The Haitian storyteller, actor and writer, Mimi Barthélémy has left us, to tell her stories on the other side. Barthélémy passed away in Paris on...

Danny Glover – 2013

Danny Glover – 2013

2013 Humanitarian Award Danny Glover will be honoured during the opening night on September 18, 2013 at 19:30 >> Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. A native of San...