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SMALL OF HER BACK World Premier at Urbanworld Film Festival

38-rls_quimby1_smallRussell Leigh SharmanAug 24, 2012

SMALL OF HER BACK, a feature film starring Nicole Beharie and Christopher Domig, and written and directed by BFC member Russell Leigh Sharman, will have it's World Premier at this year's Urbanworld Film Festival.

From VARIETY Film News:

Urbanworld sets slate

The 16th annual Urbanworld Film Festival has tapped Sundance kudo-winner "Middle of Nowhere" as its closing night offering, wrapping up a fest lineup that also includes Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhall starrer "Won't Back Down," Wendell Pierce topliner "Four" and a handful of world premiere features.

World premieres on the fest's 2012 slate include a spotlight screening of Don Sikorski's doc "BMF: The Rise and Fall of a Hip Hop Drug Empire," a look at the drug-running group Black Mafia Family; Vishnu Seesahai's horror title "Candid"; Russell Leigh Sharman's mystery-drama "Small of Her Back"; Delila Vallot's thriller "Tunnel Vision," and H. James Gilmore's doc "Men at Work: Voices from Detroit's Underground Economy."

Presented by BET Networks, Urbanworld will encompass some 50 pics including shorts, with an opening night film still to be set. Fest runs Sept. 19-23 in Gotham.