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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon set the record at TIFF 2020: Be The Change You Want To See
September 17, 2020
It’s clear that they are doing nothing less than God’s good work. ... read more »
Halle Berry directorial debut ‘Bruised’ – at TIFF – sold to Netflix — and yes, she broke two ribs!
September 17, 2020
Though she directed “Bruised,” Berry and her film's producers didn't see her in the director's chair. ... read more »
Lupita Nyong’o says Chadwick Boseman’s ‘power lives on’
September 11, 2020
Lupita Nyong’o has written a stirring tribute to her late “Black Panther” co-star Chadwick Boseman, calling him a man whose power will “reverberate for generations.” “I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope,” the actress writes in the message posted to her social media accounts Tuesday, 11 days after Boseman’s death from colon cancer at age 43. “The news of his passing is a punch to my gut every morning.” ... read more »
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The Week Harry Belafonte Took Over TV is Subject of New Doc
September 10, 2020
That fascinating week of late night is the subject of the new Peacock documentary “The Sit-In,” which airs Thursday ... read more »
BHERC Announces The 26th Annual African American Film Marketplace And S. E. Manly Short Film Festival
September 3, 2020
This popular film festival will make its online streaming debut in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
SAG-AFTRA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF CHADWICK BOSEMAN
August 28, 2020
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Chadwick Boseman and our hearts go out to his wife and family. ... read more »
‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies at 43
August 28, 2020
Chadwick Boseman, the actor and star of the blockbuster film “Black Panther” has died of stage IV colon cancer at the age of 43. Boseman appeared in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods,” “Get on Up,” “42” and “Draft Day.” Boseman’s twitter account reported the news. ... read more »
Television Academy Honors Tyler Perry
August 20, 2020
The Television Academy announced that entertainment industry icon Tyler Perry and The Perry Foundation will receive the 2020 Governors Award "in recognition of their unparalleled contributions to shaping the television medium.'' ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 16, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 16, 2020
Actress and activist Angela Bassett was born in New York City, NY, 1958 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
FILM REVIEW – Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn
August 13, 2020
Decades ago, long before BLM protestors marched and chanted “George Floyd—I can’t breathe,” demonstrators shouted “Yusuf. Yusuf. Yusuf. No justice, no peace.” Racially motivated crimes that ignite outrage have a long history. One of the most heinous felonies provides a back story to today’s struggles. ... read more »
Director Shaun Mathis talks about new documentary ‘Miles in the Life: The Story of a BMF Drug Trafficker’
August 13, 2020
Don’t get me wrong. There are worse places to grow up than the crack-era Brooklyn during the 1980’s epidemic. For example, there are hard-and-fast war zones where bombs explode regularly, and being rounded up and executed in plain sight are a daily occurrence. So — Brooklyn in the ’80s is not as graphic but the impact is just as devasting because it is a war and there are direct casualties and significant collateral damage.  ... read more »
Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film
August 4, 2020
Toronto, which is set to run Sept. 10-19, has plotted a largely virtual 45th edition due to the pandemic. In normal years, TIFF is the largest film festival in North America. This year, it has drastically scaled down its plans and scrapped together 50 films or TV series from around the world, leaning on projects set to debut on streaming services or television this fall. ... read more »
Review: Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ is supreme Black art
August 1, 2020
King Beyonce's new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to tell the story of a young man in search of his crown, matched to epic songs she created while inspired by ``The Lion King.'' ... read more »
Michael B. Jordan and Color Of Change Announce Initiative to #ChangeHollywood. 
July 31, 2020
Color Of Change and Michael B. Jordan are launching the #ChangeHollywood initiative to answer calls for action across the industry with infrastructure that will create concrete, measurable solutions towards racial justice. The collaboration between an actor-producer on the inside and racial justice advocates on the outside begins with a roadmap for change that lays out tangible ways to invest in anti-racist content and authentic Black stories, invest in Black talent, and reinvest police funds to support Black communities. Throughout the initiative, companies, executive leadership, staff and talent will be provided with recommendations as well as forthcoming resources to support follow through, including directories, templates, analysis, taskforce convenings, writers’ rooms, consulting sessions, and emerging ideas.  ... read more »
2020 BHERC Reel Black Men Film Festival Premieres Online at BHERC TV
July 30, 2020
Popular signature BHERC “Reel Black Men” Film Festival debuts online due to the COVID -19 pandemic bringing the 23rd annual event and new content to its loyal followers and a new global audience assuring continuity. ... read more »
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