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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Raltat (2013)


"Raltat" trailer from Bottom of the Net Filmworks on Vimeo.

"Raltat" scene clip 1 from Botnfilms.com on Vimeo.
"Raltat" scene clip 3 from Botnfilms.com on Vimeo

The Next Day (2012)

"The Next Day" trailer from Bottom of the Net Filmworks on Vimeo.

Grapes on a Vine (2009)

"Grapes on a Vine" trailer from Bottom of the Net Filmworks on Vimeo.

Sharlene Falls - Producer



Ms.Falls hails from Alton, Virgina. After college she began producing stage plays. She eventually moved to Atlanta , Georgia and acclimated herself to the arts scene by taking acting classes to network with like minded individuals. She later met Derrick Owens and Al Robbins who were the principals at Bottom of the Net Filmworks and the trio collaborated on a feature film project. In 2008 Falls was able to secure the financing for "Grapes on a Vine" which screened at the 2008 Pan African Film Festival, Twin Cities Black Film festival and the San Antonio Film festival. In 2012 she produced "The Next Day" which screened at seven domestic film festivals and was acquired by Maverick Entertainment with a straight to DVD release set for 2014. She also negotiated the contract for and executive produced "Ralat" which was shot in North Africa and the Washington D.C. metro area. The film premiered in New York City at the 2013 African Diaspora International Film Festival. "Raltat" is also set to screen at the 2014 Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. Artmattan Productions has acquired the rights to the film on the African continent.

Al Robbins - Writer / Director

Alfred Robbins was born in Queens, New York. After completing his bachelor's degree at the State University of New York at Old Westbury, Robbins began a career in the insurance industry. Being an avid movie fan his entire life, Robbins decided to take a few acting classes. He worked as an extra on the hit television show New York Undercover. He also appeared in television commercials for the New York MTA as well as Bell Atlantic. Robbins discovered that he was learning more about filmmaking than acting and began writing scripts and directing short films. In 2008 Robbins' first feature film "Grapes on a Vine" was nominated for Best Director - First Feature film at the Pan African Film Festival. The film was acquired by Urban Home Entertainment in 2009 and released at Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Redbox and Blockbuster Video. During 2012-2013 Robbins directed two feature films, "The Next Day" and "Raltat" which was shot on location in Casablanca , Morocco and Washington D.C. / Baltimore metro area. “The Next Day” played at 7 film festivals and was selected as Best Narrative Feature Film at the 2012 International Black Women’s Film Festival. The film was acquired by Maverick Entertainment and will be released May 13, 2014. On December 8, 2013 “Raltat” premiered in New York City as part of the African Diaspora International Film Festival. Raltat was also an official selection of the 2014 Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles.