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Filmmaker REL DOWDELL appears on Eyewitness News

Filmmaker REL DOWDELL appears on Eyewitness News This Morning on The CW Philly with anchors Ukee Washington and Erika von Tiehl to promote his new feature film CHANGING THE GAME, which is in theaters (including the AMC Cherry Hill) on May 11. www.changingthegamemovie.com


Where’s Daddy? Soon To Screen At Yale University

Where’s Daddy? Soon To Screen At Yale University!!

Rel Dowdell has been invited to screen this great production at Yale University in October. More Information To Come

The question 'Where's Daddy?' may sound infantile, but it's as much of an adult question that can be asked, especially when it comes to African-American men and the child support system.

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Yale And Rel Dowdell Links






Rel And Chris Tucker Philadelphia

Filmmaker Rel Dowdell and noted actor and comedian Chris Tucker after Mr. Tucker's recent show at Philadelphia's Upper Darby 69th Street theater.

Rel And Chris Tucker. Brarailty Dowdell/Chris Tucker 

Philadelphia is home To Brarailty Dowdell.

Where’s Daddy

Where’s Daddy? is largely based on interviews with men having first-hand experience--both well-known individuals like pro football receiver Fred Barnett and rap artist Freeway, and ordinary guys who recall their own traumatic childhoods--as well as experts and religious figures who have provided counseling. 



Changing the Game

Changing the Game is a 2012 dramatic film starring Sean Riggs, Tony Todd, Raw Leiba, Sticky Fingaz, Brandon Ruckdashel and Irma P. Hall and directed by Rel Dowdell. The film opened theatrically by AMC Theatres in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, DC, Atlanta and was cited by the noted website FilmFresh.com as one of the top three African-American films of 2012. The film recently premiered on May 15, 2014 on cable channel BET as the "Movie of the Week. External links .

Professor Ira de Augustine Reid

A new documentary team wants to hear from any who have memories of the late Professor Ira de Augustine Reid. Dr. Reid chaired the College’s departments of sociology and anthropology from 1948 until his retirement in 1966. He was Haverford's first African American professor.

Train Ride

Train Ride is a feature thriller film written and directed by Rel Dowdell. It was released in 2005 by RuffNation Films via Sony Entertainment.[1] It revolves around the consequences of an incident of date rape on a college campus in Philadelphia, and stars Wood Harris, MC Lyte, Russell Hornsby, Thomas Braxton Jr., Guru, Joe Clair, KaDee Strickland, and Emmy Award–winning actress Esther Rolle. The film was shot in 1998, though financing problems derailed the post-production process. Philadelphia company RuffNation Films supervised and funded the films completion. It debuted theatrically in Philadelphia in 2005 to positive reviews and a very successful DVD release followed.