Screening of our music video "Let it all go" at The Harlem International Film Festival in Harlem NY.

Curse Of War - 1ST PLACE  - 2019
NYWIFT is proud to announce the selected projects for the 2nd Annual NYWIFT Online Shorts Festival, presented in partnership with GoIndieTV Curse of War: Written and Directed by Abdul Malik Abbott Executive Producer/Producer: Phillipa Davis, Co-Ex. Producer and Lead Actor: Ronald Graham won 1st place in the Drama category.
Go Indie TV honored Ronald Graham with the Outstanding Lead Actor Award.
"Curse of War" A Marine suffering from PTSD reminisces about his tumultuous past.

This winning short which was beautifully written, brilliantly directed, with an outstanding performance by Mr. Graham. "Curse of War" tells a complete and emotional story in under 17 minutes. You can watch "Curse of War" over and over again and be touched as deeply as if you were watching it for the first time. Go Indie TV should have added a BEST directing category because Abdul Malik Abbott would have won hands down.
As we begin our screening  journey, we were honored  to have two articles published about the short film.
Big up to Dale Watkins for overseeing the articles. 

Jan. 2016 "Curse of War" held our first screening to the cast & crew at Tribeca Film Center in NYC. The screening was followed by a Q&A moderated by Director/Writer Darnell Martin.

Proud to have been a featured selection at the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival 2016. We were reported as a "fan favorite".

Proud to have been a featured selection at the Harlem International Film Festival on Sunday Sept. 18th 2016
It was a packed house!    Harlem International Film Festival.   
The DGA AASC presented the short film series entitled THE SHORT PICTURE SHOW(Case) that screened recent Directorial work from three distinctive members of the DGA African American Steering Committee who took it upon themselves to “greenlight” their own projects.  “Curse of War” Directed by Abdul Malik Abbott, “Lemonade Mafia” Directed by Anya Adams, and “It Can Only Be Used Once” Directed by Michael Delorenzo. The intimate screening was be followed by a Q&A with the Directors moderated by AASC Co-Chair & Director Jeff Byrd. 

We won BEST WAR STORY at the NY Film & TV Festival.

Omar Dellimore, Phillipa Davis, Abdul Malik Abbott, Ronnie Graham and Famecia Ward
aka The Curse of War team chop it up at the Q&A for the NY Film & TV Festival.

Stacy Gray, Phillipa Davis, Abdul Malik Abbott, Sally Stewart and Ronnie Graham party up at the Wythe Hotel for the ​New York Film and TV Festival.

Proud to win BEST WAR STORY at the ​ NYSFSC 2016

"Curse of War" screened to rave reviews at Jersey City's GROVE FILM FESTIVAL
 Congratulations to Ronnie Graham's nomination of "Best Actor" for his portrayal of Sgt. James Powell.