Director James Kicklighter spent the first eighteen years of his life in Bellville, Georgia, population 123. Since then, he has gone on to become a multi-award winning Los Angeles-based filmmaker. His work has been recognized by the world’s press, including … Continue reading
James Kicklighter Interviews, Press Reviews and Articles
Meet the unexpected trio getting to the heart of America’s crisis of values
The most surprising element to me has been the commonality of values across all segments of society. It’s easy for us to put people in boxes, and divisive politics has a lot to do with that. Because many of us are viewing everything in national discussion through a political lens, it has become quite difficult to cut below that and understand the real issues facing our country.
March 16, 2017. Unite for America >>
Review: Digital Edition
Director James Kicklighter highlights the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s metamorphosis to high speed around-the-clock purveyor of information and he does it fast, 26 minutes in and out, no wasted motion.
March 14, 2017. Film Threat >>
Digital Edition, Official Selection of the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival
Director James Kicklighter’s Digital Edition joins the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival lineup on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the 7 Stages Theatre. From a record-breaking 6,000+ film submissions for the 2017 festival, the final selections include 47 feature length films, 116 short films and 28 creative media presentations, which consist of music videos, virtual reality and episodic pilots.
February 28, 2017. Atlanta Film Festival >>
Miley Cyrus storms Virginia college to campaign for Hillary Clinton
With less than three weeks to go before election day, Miley Cyrus stormed George Mason University in Virginia like a ‘Wrecking Ball’ for the Hillary Clinton campaign on Saturday.
October 24, 2016. Entertainment Weekly >>
Henrico 12-year-old featured in new Clinton video
Elijah Coles-Brown is a motivational speaker and Richmond native who talks about the impact of this election on young people, including those who aren’t yet old enough to vote.
‘A black man can be president. A woman can be president,’ says Elijah in the video. ‘That’s an inspiration to youth all around this country. They can achieve anything they want as long as they work hard.’
The release of the video comes as the Donald Trump campaign announces a more than $2 million statewide television ad buy in key markets.
October 20, 2016. NBC 12 >>