DALLAS, TX (April 22, 2019)...Award-winning film director Debi Lang is pleased to announce that her latest documentary PATHBREAKERS is set to make its world premiere in the Best Documentary Short category during this year’s The African Film Festival. The festival, which recognizes African films and independent filmmakers who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity in filmmaking, will be held June 27-30 at the African American Museum located at 3536 Grand Ave. in Dallas, Texas. The Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, June 30.
“We are deeply honored that PATHBREAKERS has been recognized as a relevant film for Africa and especially excited that it will make its world premiere at this year's The African Film Festival," says the film's director, Debi Lang. "We also appreciate the added opportunity to bring awareness to the successful efforts of Ms. Washburn and her nonprofit, Oysters & Pearls.”
Since 2007, Lang has been honored with more than two-dozen international awards for her humanitarian films documenting efforts in Honduras, Belize, Nepal and Uganda.
For more details on attending the Dallas premiere of PATHBREAKERS, please visit TheAfricanFilmFestival.org or Oystersandpearls.org.