BLACKBIRD

FILM

A young singer struggles with his sexuality and the treatment of others while coming of age in a small Southern Baptist community.

TALL SKINNY BLACK BOY PRODUCTIONS / KBIZ ENT/ FLY PAPER ENT.
Director: PATRIK-IAN POLK 
Exec. Prods: MO'NIQUE, SYDNEY HICKS, ISAIAH WASHINGTON
Producers: CAROL ANN SHINE, KEITH BROWN, PATRIK-IAN POLK
Production Design: CANDI GUTERRES

>'BLACKBIRD’ ONE OF 305 FILMS ELIGIBLE FOR BEST PICTURE AT 88TH OSCAR 2016

Theatrical Release:
>  AMC, Nationwide, 2015
>  Angelika Film Center, Nationwide, 2015 

References:
>  CNN:  Mo’Nique sits down with Don Lemon to discuss “Blackbird”
>  NBC News  Patrik’s Latest Film, ‘Blackbird’ Soars
>  New York Times:  A Young Man’s Voyage, Awash in Taboo Desires

AWARDS | NOMINATIONS
Nominated for Outstanding Independent Feature at Black Reel Awards
Won Best Feature at Crossroads Film Festival
Won Silver Reel at Chicago LGBT International Film Festival