MAFF is proud to team critically ill children with notable actors, directors, producers and writers. The art of filmmaking not only helps these children make a personal statement about what they are going through, but it also offers them a sense of hope.
April 13, 2017
Make A Film Foundation (MAFF), http://www.makeafilmfoundation.org a non-profit film wish granting organization for children with life-threatening medical conditions, will present a premiere of The Black Ghiandola, at a fundraising benefit screening to be held on Saturday April 22nd at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. http://www.oscars.org/about/facilities/samuel-goldwyn-theater. The Red Carpet starts at 6:00 p.m.
The Black Ghiandola film https://youtu.be/LGkaCB35pqI fulfills the dream of 16-year-old Anthony Conti who suffered from stage four adrenal cortical cancer. He stars in the project along with Johnny Depp, J.K. Simmons, Laura Dern, David Lynch, Chad L. Coleman, Richard Chamberlain, Penelope Ann Miller, Keith Allan, Jade Pettyjohn and Pritesh Shah. The film was directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Theodore Melfi (Hidden Figures) and Sam Raimi (Spiderman Trilogy).
The Black Ghiandola is about a boy who risks his life to save a young girl he has grown to love – after his family has been killed in an apocalyptic world of Zombies. Conti’s idea went from conception to completion in only one month, with the generous help of top professional talent that donated their time and energy to the project.
According to Tamika Lamison, founder and executive director of MAFF, “Make A Film Foundation…