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February 19, 2020, 7:00 P.M.

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and Urban Winter Entertainment invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of

Dark Girls 2...Deep, Dark and Perfect

Written, Directed, and Produced by D. Channsin Berry

Followed by a Q&A with D. Channsin Berry

7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007



About Dark Girls 2...Deep, Dark and Perfect

Dark Girls, the documentary feature has created a national and international sensation with the development of a movie that details the dynamics of color in the nation and world. This documentary was developed by D. Channsin Berry and Actor Bill Duke. After some great grassroots marketing which included showing the movie in cities around America, Africa, the Caribbean and England the response was incredible with over 11 million hits on the site and 140,000 facebook friends to date.

The movie premiered on Oprah’s OWN network with over one million views on the introductory network showing in June 2013 clearly establishing itself as a brand in the American landscape.

Director/Producer D. Channsin Berry is back with DARK GIRLS 2…Deep, Dark and Perfect.

Berry says… "I’m concentrating more on the triumphs and the beauty on Dark and Light Skin Women and Girls. There will be still some stories of pain and heartache, because many Women and Young girls are still dealing with lack of self-esteem issues because of Colorism. The Big question is… How can Women and Girls get to the place of HEALING and become their higher selves? so, they make better decisions about their lives. So, the documentary film will feature REAL Women, Historians and other Professionals and their recommended procedures for moving past the pain. For example: Focusing on the here and now and not the past. Expressing your pain out loud. Making the decision to "let it go" through FORGIVENESS."

Dark Girls 2 -- Emotional, yes, Funny yes, Educational yes, Truthful yes…our plan is to give way to more deep rooted conversations, which could lead to healing and acceptance for women and men.

Provided courtesy of Urban Winter Entertainment. Not rated.

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About the Guest

D. CHANNSIN BERRY (Director, Writer, Producer)

D. Channsin Berry, a modern day Renaissance man, is a filmmaker, as well as a prolific songwriter, and painter. Mr. Berry’s career has moved seamlessly through the movie and music industries. Mr. Berry started his career in New York radio at WBLS (FM) (under the leadership of mentor and friend Frankie Crocker). After spending 5 years in radio in the Bay Area, Mr. Berry moved to Los Angeles for a position in the Walt Disney Studios Feature Film Financing Division, where he honed his skills in the production and finance side of the business.

Mr. Berry, went on to expand his creative talents by writing and directing music videos for artists such as Chaka Khan and Dionne Warwick to name a few. Mr. Berry also directed the PRAME Awards (Blacks in Advertising). Mr. Berry then used his music talent to write songs for Pop/R&B Diva Chaka Khan, Jazz vocalist Mary Stallings, Prince/Rosie Gaines, and Jazz Legend Nancy Wilson (2006 Grammy Award Winning CD “Turned to Blue”).

In between his music endeavors, he worked in television as an Executive Producer/Director and sometimes hosts for various shows such as BET’s, NY/LA Entertainment magazine, All The People (talk show Fox-Bay Area), Shaq Jam (Hip Hop concert, Direct TV/Fox), Remix (BET) and the Fox entertainment show “Poker Dome.”

Mr.Berry, moved on to direct independent films and documentaries such as A Different Shade of Love, My Father’s Music…Jazz (Documentary PBS/Cable) and The Black Line… (A Profile of the Black Male…Parts 1, 2 and 3). He is currently working on several Film and TV projects for Urban Winter Entertainment with business partner Mark Cohen. Mr. Berry is also the founder of the D. Channsin Berry Foundation (which raises money for LUPUS awareness).

About Outside the Box [Office]

Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

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Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $14.00 at the USC Royal Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street. Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago