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23rd Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase January 13-15, 2017
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) hosts its 23rd Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase January 13-15, 2017 at Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California 90038 presenting 60 short films, over 55 Filmmakers, Q&A and discussions with Independent African America filmmakers. ... read more / view event »
The Best Films of 2016
December 28, 2016
It's a perfect time to reflect on the most inspiring films, performances and artistic achievements of this last year ... read more »
Film Review: Hidden Figures
December 28, 2016
NASA Docudrama Belatedly Credits Contributions of Unsung African-American Mathematicians ... read more »
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Celebrates His Culture With ‘Moana’
December 1, 2016
To say that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is “busy” is an understatement. The former athlete’s career has transcended his days as a WWE wrestler. Now Johnson is a global superstar who’s name is synonymous with box office success having starred in such action films as “Hercules”, ... read more »
For The Culture: Why You Need To See ‘Hands Of Stone’ 
August 24, 2016
It takes a special project for multi-platinum recording artist Usher Raymond to return to the big screen. In the midst of being a husband, father and coach on “The Voice”, the eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist has been mentally and physically training for the fight of his life in his latest acting role as legendary boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules (May 19-25)
May 18, 2016
Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun ... read more »
Miles Ahead: Cheadle Channels Legendary Jazz Great in Warts-and-all Biopic
April 7, 2016
It's no secret that Don Cheadle wanted to make a movie about Miles Davis (1926-1991) for over a decade. Well, the wait is finally over for jazz fans eager to see the warts-and-all biopic chronicling some of the highs and lows of the legendary trumpeter's checkered career. ... read more »
“Race” Film Review
February 25, 2016
“On the track, there is no Black and White, just fast and slow. For those 10 seconds you are free,” says Jesse Owens (Stephan James) in this very moving and inspiring bio/sports movie that captures the essence of this legendary athlete’s life, challenges and achievements. Race is a history lesson, personal profile and a crowd pleaser. ... read more »
McDonald’s and American Black Film Festival Return with National Video Competition for Rising Filmmakers
February 18, 2016
Back for its second year, McDonald's USA and the American Black Film Festival invite emerging filmmakers to enter McDonald's "My Community" Video Competition. Filmmakers are challenged to create one 90-second video that illustrates McDonald's 365Black mantra, "Deeply Rooted in Your Community." ... read more »
Chi-Raq tackles guns, gangs with satire
December 3, 2015
Despite months of push-back from community members and politicians alike, Spike Lee’s most recent film, “Chi-Raq”, is set to premiere in theatres on Dec 4. ... read more »
Sanaa Lathan talks about her new movie “The Perfect Guy”
September 10, 2015
Tony-Award nominee Sanaa Lathan delivers a striking presence and undeniable energy to each project she takes on and continues to build on an already impressive career. She recently announced that she will star in and executive produce the screen adaptation of Omar Tyree’s “Flyy Girl” trilogy. She also was seen in the smash hit “The Best Man Holiday” alongside Taye Diggs, Terrence Howard, Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut. ... read more »
Straight Outta Compton: A Tale of N.W.A
August 19, 2015
The group N.W.A. highly anticipated biopic, Straight Outta Compton, is a wonderful depiction of the group’s togetherness, troubles, and success. Straight Outta Compton was such a wonderful success that it made $60.2 million opening weekend, according to Associated Press, making it the biggest opening for a musical biopic ever. ... read more »
Stephen “tWitch” Boss talks about “Magic Mike XXL” Interview
July 8, 2015
Since his days as a child growing up in Montgomery, Alabama, Stephen Boss was always on the move, which is how he earned the nickname “tWitch.” After studying dance at Southern Union State Community, he made his Hollywood debut in Season 3 of the reality TV series “So You Think You Can Dance” and was runner-up in the Finals in Season 4. ... read more »
@ the Box Office (@ the Box Office (For movies opening September 7, 2012)
August 31, 2012
@ the Box Office (For movies opening September 7, 2012) OPENING THIS WEEK    Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun        BIG BUDGET FILMS   Bait 3-D (R for profanity, ... read more »
@ the Box Office (For movies opening August 31, 2012)
August 28, 2012
@ the Box Office OPENING THIS WEEK Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun            For movies opening August 31, 2012     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Lawless (R for profanity, ... read more »
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