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WIFV member and former board president, Carletta S. Hurt, scored a holiday hit with her film, BLACKJACK CHRISTMAS. Carletta was a producer on the film and it marks her fifth project with producing partner, award-winning actor and director, Victoria Rowell. BLACKJACK CHRISTMAS stars Dawnn Lewis, Adam Lazarre-White, and Charmin Lee in this the story of how addiction, jealousy, and resentment can tear a family apart. named the film one of three holiday films from Black directors to binge watch this holiday season. Blackjack Christmas is streaming on BET+. Watch the trailer here.

Carletta recently wrapped production in Maryland on a feature film, FORGETTING CHRISTMAS, that features Victoria Rowell in collaboration with Kiss the Limit Productions and House Cat Creative Publications.

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