An Act Of Terror

Based on a true story, AN ACT OF TERROR explores the ongoing oppression of the African American community at the hands of the criminal justice system. In the Jim Crow South, Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American maid, dreams of a better life for herself. Those dreams are shattered when she is attacked by her white employer setting off a series of tragic events that end in Virginia being tried for murder.

An Act of Terror — Trailer from Ashley Brim on Vimeo.

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Directed & Written By – Ashley Brim
Starring – Olivia Washington & Tonya Pinkins

AWARDS & HONORS:
Audience Award РVirginia Film Festival 2017 
Audience Award – Richmond International Film Festival 2018
Finalist – Roy W. Dean Grant Summer 2017
Grand Prize – The Film Empire’s: “Fempire” Women Filmmakers 2018
Nominee: Best Short – 2018 BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta
Official Selection – Brooklyn Film Festival 2018
Official Selection – Catalina Film Festival 2018
Official Selection – Charlotte Film Festival 2018
Official Selection – Crossroads Film Festival 2018
Official Selection – 2018 Montreal International Black Film Festival
Official Selection – Oxford Film Festival 2018
Official Selection – San Pedro International Film Festival 2018
Official Selection – Social Justice Film Festival 2018