By Arianne C. Edmonds In a culture so obsessed with the preservation of “now” and the constant documentation of our daily lives via Facebook and Twiter, it was refreshing to participate in an event like the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Road Show.
The Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) collaborates with project sponsor, the Brooklyn College Community Partnership (BCCP) for the lively week of filming for the “DDFR Brooklyn College Roadshow” where over sixty (60) Brooklyn College Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and local
The Brooklyn College Community Partnership (BCCP) will host the Flatbush Brooklyn edition of the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Roadshow this October on the Brooklyn College Campus. The DDFR Roadshow—the brainchild of filmmaker, journalist and educator Thomas Allen Harris
The Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) team was honored to attend the 143rd Still Family Reunion in Lawnside, New Jersey on August 12, 2012. The Still gathering is one of the largest African American Family Reunions in the United States with hundreds of relatives, friends, neighbors, and supporters attending each year.
The Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Roadshow arrives in Queens! Thomas Allen Harris and his DDFR Roadshow Team filmed seven interviews in Corona, Queens last week in partnership with Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) and Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center.
By Karina Mangu-Ward ArtsFWD.org Newsletter Published: February 13, 2012 We’ve been blown away by the positive response to our Audio Postcards about
By Sylvia Isabel My experience in the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Road show-Harlem went far beyond my expectations. I believe divine intervention was at work. A friend (Martha Jones)pushed me to call DDFR upon learning
The Harlem Stage Gatehouse was sold-out for the Grand Finale of the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Road on Sunday, February 27th. The lively celebration hosted by Thomas Allen Harris was the concluding the Harlem edition of the national DDFR Roadshow. During its week-long residency at Harlem Stage, the DDFR Roadshow conducted Family Photo Interviews with [...]
Author Tequila Minsky writes on the DDFR Roadshow Harlem Grand Finale for Caribbean LIfe. Tequila’s article stands out as it was the only one to comprehensively cover the DDFR Grand Finale event. Excerpt from Tequila Minksy’s article: New York-based documentary filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris is merging his filmic skills with oral traditions and new technologies [...]
DDFR Roadshow Comes to Harlem February 2011 Bring your Family Photo Album to life with award-winning documentary filmmaker and artist Thomas Allen Harris through his interactive DDFR Roadshow (DDFR.TV), a multimedia event showcasing images of our communities and our ancestors. DDFR Roadshow Wed-Fri, Feb 23-25, 2011, 3-8 pm | The Gatehouse | FREE (reservation required). [...]