Nikkiyo Films | Winning Lisa | Whistle Lesson



Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 10:00pm
Filmmaker's Corner: Whistle
Host Minette Seate interviews producer/writer/actor Nikki Young about her film "Whistle Lesson."
The film is shown in its entirety.

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PITTSBURGH *Premiere Screening*

Saturday, March 13, 2010 - 4pm
*Film screening will be followed by a Q &A with Filmmaker
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 258-2700
This screening is in conjunction with the International Festival of Children's Films.
Tickets: $6 general admission per screening

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Whistle Lesson – Now available on DVD at the Nikkiyo Films Store

Nikkiyo Films has launched the NIKKIYO FILMS STORE. VISIT THE STORE CLICKING HERE to purchase the “Whistle Lesson” DVD as well as other Nikkiyo Films merchandise. (also accessible via link on the nav bar)

4th Annual Black Film Showcase

"WHISTLE LESSON” will be featured as the opening film at the 4th Annual Black Film Showcase at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, May 16th 2009 at 11:00am. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Nikki Young.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 11am
4th Annual Black Film Showcase
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

“WHISTLE LESSON” 11:00am-Noon
(Download flyer for additional schedule information)
*Followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Nikki Young

4th Annual Black Film Showcase (11:00am to 9:00pm)
In celebration of Black Films, the Museum will feature independent films that have impacted African American life. Showcase will also include a film making workshop. Film viewings will include a discussion with filmmakers, directors or actors. This year’s screenings will include films for all ages.

Members: $8/ full day pass; $4 /half day pass for daytime or evening showing
Non-Members: $16/ full film pass; $ 8/ half day pass for daytime or evening showings; $5/Children pass
Please call for family and group rates. (Price does not include access to museum exhibitions.)
Address: 830 E. Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202
For more information call: 443-263-1875

New "Whistle Lesson" Screening

Sunday, January 18, 2009 - 10:00am

Providence Baptist Church
1401 Pennsylvania Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215

*Followed by a Q&A with Filmmaker

Nikkiyo Films launches the School Screening Tour…

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Emma Hutchinson Elementary School
(Atlanta Public School)
650 Cleveland Avenue, SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30315

*This is a private screening for grades K-5 followed by a discussion with the filmmaker and cast members.

“Whistle Lesson” School Screening Tour

Nikkiyo Films will present “Whistle Lesson” to elementary school audiences, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Nikki Young.

To schedule a screening event in your school or community, submit a request via email to

For more information view the press release.

"Whistle Lesson" selected for film festival

“WHISTLE LESSON” is an OFFICIAL SELECTION for the 9th Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival! The 2008 Hollywood Black Film Festival will take place June 3-8 in Beverly Hills, CA.

Click for more information on the Hollywood Black Film Festival,

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Nikkiyo Films Presents “Whistle Lesson”

“WHISTLE LESSON” is the touching story about a young girl’s special relationship with her grandfather, the valuable lessons he teaches her and the enduring strength of family ties and spiritual bonds.