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American Black Film Festival: Private Poolside Screening (Miami)


Arthur! A Celebration of Life - Arthur Ashe Docudrama to be Screened During the American Black Film Festival Week in South Beach at the Catalina Hotel and Beach Club on Thursday, July 20, 2006

Who: Dink Entertainment and the star of "Arthur! "A Celebration of Life" docudrama film Joseph H. James, Jr. to host screening. Joseph H. James, Jr., producer, director, and actor portrays a strong resemblance of the late tennis legend Arthur Ashe. At a very young age, Mr. Ashe influenced James both on and off the tennis court to pursue greatness. More than twenty years later James, the Hampton Roads, VA native pays tribute to the legacy of Arthur Ashe. James, Jr. wrote, directed, produced as well as starred as the Hall of Famed tennis great, author, philanthropist, and activist in the docudrama film, "Arthur! A Celebration of Life." Mr. James reinvented his hero's trials and tribulations on screen and leaves viewers amazed. The docudrama film celebrates Ashe's life and achievements from childhood to his unfortunate passing.

What: Poolside screening at the exclusive boutique Catalina Hotel and Beach Club in the heart of South Beach. This talked about docudrama will take the audience on a spiritual journey about the tennis legend, activist, author and humanitarian, Arthur Ashe. The docudrama has a cast of veteran actors including Joseph H. James, Jr. and Terria Joseph, mother of Grammy Award winning singer Alicia Keys. The film has already received the endorsement of several Hollywood notables, including Grey's Anatomy star Isaiah Washington. After the film there will be Q&A.

When: July 20, 2006

Where: Catalina Hotel & Beach Club (1732 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL)

Time: Networking mixer begins at 7 PM and Film Screening starts at 8PM. Complimentary Drinks provided by HPNOTIQ.

Sponsors Include: Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, CK Visual Communication Company, HPNOTIQ, Harris Public Relations, Outspoken Media

Estimated Attendance: 150 guests

Media Contact: Yvette N. Harris, Harris Public Relations, 305.777.2321

Reservations for event: RSVP via email,

Arthur! A Celebration of Life CK Visual Catalina Hotel