The Savannah-lensed crime dramedy Panhandle has an official premiere date on Spectrum. Spectrum Originals will debut the first two episodes of the eight part series on Sept 26th. Details and synopsis were shared in this great online article from Variety.com .
After premiering at this year’s Tribeca Festival, the Savannah-lensed Crooked Trees Gon Give Me Wings is available to stream. The film is described as “Savannah’s moss-covered forests, with all its whispering winds and enchanted branches, are alive to Bertie Bee Hooks, the gifted granddaughter of an experienced midwife. As she absorbs the wisdom of folk medicine, Bertie Bee will work with her mystical connection to the spirit world as she becomes exposed to the tragedies of a wounded American past.”
The short film was a part of the Indeed Rising Voices program, a collaboration with Lena Waithe, Hillman Grad Productions, Ventureland, and 271 Films. This program aims to discover, invest in and amplify stories created by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) filmmakers and storytellers.
A Jazzman’s Blues Official Trailer has been released. A Jazzman’s Blues filmed partly in the Savannah region last year and stars Solea Pfeiffer, Joshua Boone, Amirah Vann and was directed, written and produced by Tyler Perry.
The film will air on Netfilx starting September 23rd!
According to an article on movieweb.com, A Jazzman’s Blues’, a Tyler Perry movie that filmed in the Savannah region last year, will premier at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival on August 6th. A Jazzman’s Blues’ , “follows an investigation into an unsolved murder unveiling a story full of forbidden love, deceit and a secret.” The film is rumored to air on Netflix in September.
A HUGE congratulations to everyone who worked on the The Underground Railroad, an Amazon Original TV miniseries, which just won the prestigious 2022 Peabody Award in the Entertainment category! The Peabody Awards, “represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and streaming media during 2021.”
The Menu is a dark comedy about a young couple that travel to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises. The movie filmed last year in the Savannah region and the film’s official teaser trailer was released by Searchlight Pictures. The Menu is reportedly coming out in theaters on November 2022.
The official teaser trailer for the movie Devotion has been released. You would never know that this Korean War drama filmed almost entirely in the Savannah Region last year. Devotion has a limited release on Oct 14th and a nation wide release on Oct 28th 2022.