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Reel Talk 11.26.15
November 26, 2015
Let's talk TV and Big Screen in African American Entertainment ... read more »
Celebrity Photographer Ian Foxx and Actor Tommy Ford Team Up for a Hilarious Look at Sexual Addiction
November 19, 2015
Officials at FOXX Media Group LLC in conjunction with Foxx Follies Films said they are happy to announce that its award-winning web series, “The Club,” starring actor Tommy Ford, launched on November 17. ... read more »
Event honors Black Bond girls, Halle Berry and more attend
November 11, 2015
On Tuesday November 3 Bond girls Halle Berry, Trina Parks, Naomie Harris and Gloria Hendry gathered at the California African American Museum for the Black Women of Bond Tribute. ... read more »
Oscar winning sound mixer uses crowdfunding for directorial debut
November 11, 2015
These days, crowdfunding is big business for independent films. Previously many independent filmmakers relied heavily on money from big studios and investors but with the fundraising success of films like Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, which raised nearly $1.5 million, and web series like Awkward Black Girl, which raised $56,000 after the sixth episode, more and more filmmakers are turning towards the general public to fund their projects. ... read more »
Alice Walker discusses “The Color Purple 30th Anniversary”
November 4, 2015
Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for her third novel, "The Color Purple," which was made into an internationally popular film by Steven Spielberg. Her other best-selling novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages, include "By the Light of My Father’s Smile," "Possessing the Secret of Joy" and "The Temple of My Familiar." ... read more »
‘Thina Sobabili’ selected as South Africa’s Oscars entry
September 30, 2015
Thina Sobabili, a film by Ernest Nkosi, has been confirmed as South Africa’s official entry for consideration into the Annual Academy Awards’ (Oscars) Best Foreign Language Film category. The South African Academy Award selection committee and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) made the announcement after intensive deliberations. If the film is approved by the Oscars Academy Award selection committee, it will move forward to the next step of the Oscars selection process. ... read more »
Denzel Washington Talks His Life, Career and Announces Future Project as Executive Director for HBO
September 23, 2015
To describe Denzel Washington’s introspective cool and au natural swagger as riveting would be an understatement. Recently, Dr. Todd Boyd sat down with Mr. Washington in an exclusive interview at The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills September 17 to discuss Washington’s life, career and future projects in creative detail. ... read more »
Bond author sorry for saying Idris Elba ‘too street’ for 007
September 5, 2015
The author of the new James Bond novel apologized on Tuesday after he said that British actor Idris Elba is "too street" to play 007. ... read more »
Award-Winning Filmmaker Discusses Kickstarter Campaign for Emmett Till Biopic
September 3, 2015
Producer Keith Beauchamp is no stranger to the violent and unjust history of Emmett Till. It was his Emmy-nominated film, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, which prompted the U.S. Justice Department to reopen the case in 2004. Since his production of Untold Keith has worked closely with the FBI, specifically its Civil Rights Cold Case Initiative, producing documentaries on other unsolved civil rights murders as the Executive Producer and Host of Investigation Discovery’s (ID) crime reality series, “The Injustice Files.” ... read more »
Gregg Daniels set to star in ‘Jerico,’ a civil rights film with a twist
August 12, 2015
Hollywood can be tough for actors, but Gregg Daniels has successfully survived for more than 35 years. Now, the acclaimed performer will star in the feature, “Jerico,” described as a civil rights film with a twist. ... read more »
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