BHERC to fete female directors

Barnette, Houston, Elzy-Jones among honorees

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center will honor woman helmers on Oct. 18 with a ceremony at Paramount Studios.

The event, titled “A Great Day In Black Hollywood: Honoring Black Woman Directors,” is part of the center’s annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase.

Neema Barnette, Erma Elzy-Jones, and Dianne Houston will be among the directors honored. Filmmaker Julie Dash and actor William Allen Young will co-host.

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