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The Civil Rights Story That Just Keeps Winning “Speak Truth to Power” Poised for a Coveted Remi Award
Local award-winning journalist and author Mignette Patrick Dorsey is no stranger to winning writing awards. Her book, Speak Truth to Power, the Story of Charles Patrick, a Civil Rights Pioneer (University of Alabama Press), won the inaugural Calvin Smith Book Award and Lone Star College’s Published Writing award in 2012 and 2011 respectively. Now in 2019, her screenplay “Speak Truth to Power,” adapted from the book, has been nominated for a Remi Award by WorldFest-Houston, an international film festival. Dorsey’s was among 4,500 category entries, with only 10 to 15 percent receiving Remi nominations, proving that no matter the genre, it is the uniqueness of the story itself that stands out in writing competitions. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | April 12, 2019
Jaci Velasquez Wins Prestigious Remi Award for NBC Movie “Miracle At Gate 213”
NBC’s beloved holiday movie, Miracle At Gate 213, which co-stars award-winning Latina recording artist Jaci Velasquez, has won the prestigious platinum Remi Award at the 2014 WorldFest Film Festival in Houston, TX. Produced by Faith for Today for the National Council of Churches, Miracle At Gate 213 beat out several hundred contenders at WorldFest to take top spot in the “TV Special-Dramatic” category. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | April 30, 2014