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Che “Rhymefest” Smith—A Man With a Mission
April 12, 2019
In 2015, I interviewed Grammy and Oscar-winning artist Che "Rhymefest" Smith about “In My Father’s House”—a heart -wrenching documentary about his search to find his estranged father.  What he uncovered shocked him to his core. His father had been living on the streets and in and out of homeless shelters for years,  fighting alcoholism, just miles away from him the entire time.  ... read more »
DeVon Franklin Produces ‘Breakthrough’ Inspired By True Story
April 11, 2019
Devon Franklin, actor and producer, latest movie hopes to bridge the gap between faith and entertainment. “Breakthrough” shares the incredible journey of one mother, Joyce Smith, who prays her son back to life after he falls through an icy Missouri lake. Her son eventually was revived despite being pronounced dead for several minutes. ... read more »
Beyonce, ‘Black Panther’ win at 50th NAACP Image Awards
April 4, 2019
Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Pres. Herb Wesson Honors ‘Black Panther’ Oscar Winners Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler
March 29, 2019
Carter and Beachler, who won Best Costume Design and Best Production Design, respectively, are the first African Americans to win in their category. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Captain Marvel
March 29, 2019
Brie Larson, an excellent dramatic actress, injects humanity, doubt and imperfection into her Vers. It’s just enough to make what could have been a cliché character somewhat intriguing. Not much more. Jackson as Fury buddy’s up to the lead and adds comic relief. Jude Law is miscast and too British and reserved for his mentor role. Mendelsohn fares slightly better as the green monster Talos. Other supporting actors don’t get enough screen time to show their real talent: Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto and Djimon Hounsou. ... read more »
‘AMAZING GRACE’ Opens in Theaters on April 5
March 29, 2019
The Queen of Soul is immortal and the new documentary “Amazing Grace” which opens April 5, will make you feel like you’ve walked back in time to 1972, the year they filmed the concert. ... read more »
Recognized for Her Bullying Prevention Film, Chicago Tween to Receive Rising Star Award at an Independent Event During Cannes Film Festival
March 28, 2019
Chicago Tween Anah Ambuchi receives an unexpected special invitation from Diversity in Cannes, the independent film movement promoting inclusion at the Cannes Film Festival where she will receive the inaugural Rising Star Award and also screen her short film, ... read more »
WATCH: PAFF Hosts Screening of ‘Broken Ground’
March 22, 2019
Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper interviews celebrities and guests at the Pan African Film Festival special screening of 'Broken Ground." ... read more / watch video »
Head: Yardie Film Review
March 21, 2019
Elba Makes Directorial Debut with Jamaican Coming-of-Age Drama ... read more »
‘Amazing Grace’ Documentary Premieres in Los Angeles
March 21, 2019
Aretha Franklin fans are cheering following the news that the “Amazing Grace” documentary, which chronicles the story behind her Grammy Award-winning double album, will hit movie theaters across the nation on April 5. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
March 15, 2019
For movies opening March 15, 2019: ... read more »
The 50th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Luncheon
March 14, 2019
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted its 50th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Luncheon this past Saturday at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The celebration comes weeks before the anticipated 50th NAACP Image Awards. ... read more »
Clippers Invite Young Girls to “Captain Marvel” Screening
March 14, 2019
In honor of Women’s History month, the Clippers Mentorship Assist Program invited 100 girls to an exclusive viewing of “Captain Marvel” at L.A. Live. ... read more »
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