First Date Film

Kristen took home the Best First Time Filmmaker Award at the San Francisco Black Film Festival 2013 for the short film First Date!

Calling all New Englanders in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
First Date is ON DEMAND for Comcast Xfinity Subscribers until October 31th.
From the On Demand Menu, go to GET LOCAL, ENTERTAINMENT, FILM FESTIVALS and First Date is listed!!!

A young woman’s emotional encounter with a familiar stranger.

First Date revolves around Lia, a young woman who has recently moved from the East Coast to Los Angeles, CA. During her ‘welcome’ brunch, she receives a mysterious text from ‘R.T.,’ an older man who wants to show her a nice time in her new town. But their encounter is filled with unwelcome emotion and awkward jitters.

Written & Directed by: Kristen V. Carter
Produced by: Kristen V. Carter, Brandon Deese, Jamila Jordan
Director of Photography: Jacob R. Burke

Starring Stephanie Parrott, Byron Marc Newsome, Lauren Elliott, Maya Washington, and Jeffrey Pugh. Introducing Jair Lucus and Jakye Hibler.

Screening Date/Time: Thursday, October 17 @ 7:00pm
Location: West End Cinema, 2301 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037
Purchase tickets by calling: (202) 419-3456 |

Winner of Best First Time Filmmaker Award
at the San Francisco Black Film Festival
Nominated for Best Short Film at San Diego Black Film Festival
Nominated for Saatchi & Saatchi ‘Nothing is Impossible’ Producers Award at Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival

Official Selection of the California International Shorts Festival, Garden State Film Festival, Reel Independent Film Extravaganza, Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival, San Diego Black Film Festival, and San Francisco Black Film Festival

Selected to air on Comcast Xfinity from August-October 2013
Selected to air on ‘ABFF Independent,’ a short film showcase series on Magic Johnson’s cable network Aspire TV this Winter

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