FESTIVALS & EVENTS

On Saturday August 20th, 2016 Sacred Heart will compete in the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival at the TCL Theater in Hollywood, CA.

 

In February Sacred Heart won the Audience Choice Award ath the HollyShorts Monthly Festival, which earned the film a slot in the annual festival.

The festival will be packed with amazing screenings, panels and workshops.

 

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets to the Sacred Hear screening.

In September of 2016, Sacred Heart producer / actor Sol Aponte will have a homecoming screening of Sacred Heart at the first annual Newark International Film Festival.

Festivities will take place in Newark New Jersey and will be packed with amazing screenings and seminars.

For more information visit:

www.newarkiff.com

On Feb 25th, 2016 Sacred Heart screened at the monthly HollyShorts Film Festival at the TCL Theater in Hollywood, CA.

 

We were in competition with some pretty amazing films and we honored to win the Audience Choice Award and a few amazing prizes. The after party at the Hollywood Roosevelt's Spare Room took the evening to another level.

 

The film is now in competition at the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival in August which will round out our Film Festival run.

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On April 23rd, 2016 Sacred Heart Screened at Dave Brown's Indie Night, the world's only weekly film festival. The screening was amazing and looked and sounded amazing at the world famous TCL Theater in Hollywood, CA.

 

After the screening we celebrated the life of Prince, who was an inspiration for the film.

Indie Night - Dave Brown
Indie Night - Dave Brown

Sacred Heart screens at Indie Night Film Festival in Hollywood, CA at the Mann Chinese TCL Theater.

Indie Night - Q Nice
Indie Night - Q Nice

Sacred Heart screens at Indie Night Film Festival in Hollywood, CA at the Mann Chinese TCL Theater. Sol Aponte. Jennia Fredrique

Indie Night Film Festival
Indie Night Film Festival

Sacred Heart screens at Indie Night Film Festival in Hollywood, CA at the Mann Chinese TCL Theater.

Indie Night Film Festival
Indie Night Film Festival

Sacred Heart screens at Indie Night Film Festival in Hollywood, CA at the Mann Chinese TCL Theater.

Indie Night Film Festival Hollywood
Indie Night Film Festival Hollywood

Sacred Heart screens at Indie Night Film Festival in Hollywood, CA at the Mann Chinese TCL Theater.

Indie Night
Indie Night

Sacred Heart screens at Indie Night Film Festival in Hollywood, CA at the Mann Chinese TCL Theater. Big Screen

"I loved EVERYTHING about Sacred Heart." - Lee Daniels

 

The 24th Annual Pan African Film Festival was jam packed with over a week of amazing film screenings and events. Sacred Heart screened to a packed house that included a few familiar faces including R&B Diva Monifah, Az Marie, Isaiah Washington, Lee Daniels and executive producer Jussie Smollett.

Sacred Heart at PAFF
PAFF Screening
Lee Daniels
John Singleton
PAFF Brunch at DGA
Jennia and Jussie
AZ Marie at Sacred Heart Screening
Lloyd Boston at PAFF
Sacred Heart PAFF after party
Jussie, Lee Daniels, Jennia

Gary Indiana is home to not only the Jacksons, but to actor, writer and director Jennia Fredrique as well. The hometown hero showcase her short film Sacred Heart and was awarded the festival's first ever Kelechukwu Brnfre Vanguard Award. Brnfre was one of Jennia's memtors who encouraged her to follow her dreams.

 

Sacred Heart's executive producer Jussie Smollett was on hand showing nothing but love to the fans from Gary.

 

www.garyblackfilmfest.org

GIBFF
Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart @ GIBFF
Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart Q&A
Sacred Heart @ GIBFF
Jussie Smollett

On Thursday October 8th 2015, the radiance of ART | FASHION | FILM convened to shine a bright light on the Sacred Heart exhibit, premiering in Los Angeles for a monumental fashion week event.

 

Attendees experienced the embodiment of art, fashion and film through the unique lenses of our characters Nichel + Alexander with their art and fashion on display and a special screening of Sacred Heart.

 

The event took place at the magical Voila gallery on LaBrea Ave and was sponsored in part by: Perrier, Empower Cocktails and Sue Wong.

the Sacred Heart exhibit
the Sacred Heart exhibit

Q&A with film makers Jennia Fredrique and Sol Aponte

Jennia Fredrique - Voila Gallery
Jennia Fredrique - Voila Gallery

The entrance to the Sacred Heart exhibit.

Sol Aponte at Voila Gallery
Sol Aponte at Voila Gallery

The entrance to the Sacred Heart exhibit.

Sacred Heart Exhibit
Sacred Heart Exhibit

Sol Aponte, Jennia Fredrique, Aaron D. Spears attend the Sacred Heart exhibit at Voila Gallery.

Voila Gallery
Voila Gallery

Valerie Sobel and guests at the Sacred Heart exhibit.

the Sacred Heart exhibit
the Sacred Heart exhibit

Voila Gallery. Shannon Kane & Paula Miranda

the Sacred Heart exhibit
the Sacred Heart exhibit

Trina Bell, Shelli Blacknell, Jennia Fredrique, Tamara Powell attend the Sacred Heart exhibit.

Voila Gallery
Voila Gallery

Empower Cocktails

the Sacred Heart exhibit
the Sacred Heart exhibit

Artist Valerie and guest

the Sacred Heart exhibit
the Sacred Heart exhibit

Tamara Powell, Sol Aponte, Monique Coleman, Yvette Jones, Mehgan Hagans attend the Sacred Heart exhibit

the Sacred Heart exhibit
the Sacred Heart exhibit

Drew (Harley Davidson), Robyn Lattaker-Johnson, Jennia Fredrique, Sol Aponte

Sacred Heart Merch
Sacred Heart Merch

Film memorabilia

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THE SACRED HEART EXHIBIT

Los Angeles Fashion Week

PRIVATE SCREENING

SOHO House - Los Angeles

On Thursday June 11th, 2015 a private screening was held in Los Angeles at the esteemed members only SOHO House.

 

Attendees indulged in a night of French wine and cheese in honor of Paris, the filming location for Sacred Heart (Sacre Coeur).

 

Celebrity photographer Arnold Turner was on hand capturing the essence of the evening.

 

Following the screeing there was a profound Q&A moderated by actor Shawn Carter Peterson.

 

Sacred Heart - Soho House
Sacred Heart - Soho House

Shawn Carter Peterson leads a post screening Q&A

Sacred Heart - Soho House Screening
Sacred Heart - Soho House Screening

Sacred Heart cast. Colin Lee Ellis, Josette Eales, Jennia Fredrique, Sol Aponte

Sacred Heart Film - Soho House
Sacred Heart Film - Soho House

Q&A with Jennia Fredrique and Shawn Carter Peterson

Sacred Heart Cast
Sacred Heart Cast
Sacred Heart Film - Soho House
Sacred Heart Film - Soho House

Jennia and Josette

Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening

Soho House. Jennia Fredrique with Skyy Marshall

Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening

Soho house LA. Shawn Carter Peterson, Jennia Fredrique, Sol Aponte

Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening

Soho House. Marcia Tillman, Jennia Fredrique, George Tillman

Sacred Heart - Soho House
Sacred Heart - Soho House

Jennia Fredrique & Sol Aponte

Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening
Sacred Heart - Short Film Screening

Soho House

Sacred Heart - Best Screenplay
LA New Wave International Film Fest
Q&A
Best of Fest Award
Photos after the screening

Festival of Globe is San Francisco BayArea’s premier multi ethnic cross cultural extravaganza. The weeklong festival packages film arts, visual arts, performing arts and folk arts from around the globe into a lively and intense celebration of the richness and diversity of cultures.

 

We had the honor of screeing Sacred Heart at the amazing week long celebration of the 21st annual Festival of the Globe.

Festival of the Globe SV
Festival of the Globe
Festival of the Globe
Festival of the Globe - SV
Festival of the Globe - SV
Festival of the Globe - SV