Brian Tetsuro Ivie

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Steph Curry's first film project is a powerful look at race & religion after Charleston shooting
By:Michelle R. Martinelli WASHINGTON - In one of the most powerful scenes of the new documentaryEmanuel,Felicia Sanders described watching her son Tywanza, one of nine murdered on June 17, 2015 by Dylann Roof, take his last breath in the basement of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Emanuelisthe first film produced, in part, ...
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The power of the documentary 'Emanuel' brought Stephen Curry's mother to tears
BYMARK W. WRIGHT Wednesday night wasn't supposed to be Sonya Curry's night, and she made sure of that as she made her way to her front-row reserved seat at a nearly packed Cramton Auditorium at Howard University without much fanfare. Wearing a black hat with a brim covering the top half of her face, blue jeans and blue leather sneakers, on...
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'Emanuel' is an Unrelenting, Must-See Documentary on the Charleston Shooting
Brian Ivie's film is a humanizing look at the pain and love of a community that survived the unimaginable. In the past few years, a campaign has sprung up across social media, one that hopes to elevate victims and survivors of mass violence without making their attacker famous. To an extent, the campaign has worked, but not before "Dylann R...
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Stephen Curry, Viola Davis and Julius Tennon Join 'Emanuel'
Viola DavisandStephen Curryhave signed on as executive producers of "Emanuel,"; a documentary about the 2015 mass murder of black churchgoers by a white supremacist. Unanimous Media, the production company of NBA superstar Curry, andViola Davisand Julius Tennon's JuVee Productions join as executive producers of the film alongside Dane...
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Stephen Curry & Viola Davis Board Charleston Church Shooting Documentary As EPs
Emanuel, a documentary about the 2015 Charleston church shooting in which white supremacist Dylann Roof killed nine African American parishioners, has signed on NBA starStephen CurryandViola DavisandJulius Tennon's JuVee Productions as executive producers. The move comes ahead of the Brian Ivie-directed film's screening at DOC NYC later this mon...
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