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2021 BHERC FAITH-BASED & INSPIRATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTIONS ANNOUNCED
September 16, 2021
Look for a varied selection of short and feature-length films that provide profound, entertaining, and inspirational content for a diverse global audience. ... read more »
TRANSCENDENCE, DISABILITY AND HOPE ARE THE THEMES OF THE MOVIES PRODUCED BY FILMS WITH A PURPOSE
September 9, 2021
Films With A Purpose (FWAP) moves the films of three emerging directors to the spotlight. In addition, FWAP has scheduled a week of live screenings to share viewing of the films on the big screen daily to create awareness, impact, and inspiration for Southern California audiences. ... read more »
‘Respect’ — a loving look at the great Aretha Franklin
August 26, 2021
What makes “Respect” is that this great artist struggled and it was that energy that shaped Franklin’s signature sound. ... read more »
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Youth Filmmakers’ Movie “Blind With Temptation” Screening Now Online with Emerging and Iconic Directors in the 24th Annual BHERC Reel Black Men Short Film Festival
August 12, 2021
LA youth joins 20 Black male directors from America, Canada, and Cameroon to share films with a global online audience. BHERC curated this diverse selection of movies from a vast field of talented storytellers to discover exciting topics. ... read more »
Liberty the adventurous pup-voiced of actress, Marsai Martin, makes ‘PAW PATROL’ delightful, family fun!
August 12, 2021
Martin voices Liberty in "PAW PATROL: THE MOVIE" from Paramount Pictures ... read more »
‘Zola’ — it started as a Twitter rant and now, it’s poised to take the award season
August 5, 2021
It’s an uncomfortable picture of women who work in the sex industry and much like the personality types that work in this trade, the filmmaking is pure bravura. ... read more »
Screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson — getting the biopic ‘RESPECT’ right from the start
July 29, 2021
Tracey Scott Wilson, the American playwright, television writer, television producer, and now screenwriter is demanding “respect” — and you will be able to find out what it means to her with the release of the film, which she wrote — “Respect” which is about the life of the legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin. ... read more »
Black Films Glow at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival Part I
June 24, 2021
Films were played on gigantic screens under the sun, moon and stars. ... read more »
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FILM REVIEW: City of Ali
June 10, 2021
Can we ever get enough of Muhammad Ali? No! And so, another documentary about him is automatically good news on some level. Particularly during these troubled times when stirring up memories of “The Greatest” can connect us back to the best in humanity. ... read more »
Brian Hooks Opens Free Filmmaking Program for Inner City Youth
May 6, 2021
Prolific actor and director Brian Hooks is known for his animated comedic performances; be that as it may, his recent off-screen efforts have led to a new philanthropic journey outside of the spotlight. ... read more »
Fallen Actor Chadwick Boseman Not Honored Posthumously at Oscars
April 29, 2021
I will not lie. There was an audible gasp of surprise heard inside the virtual pressroom when it was clear that Mr. Boseman did not win for his mesmerizing performance in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.” Boseman did win the SAG Award, the Critic’s Choice Award, and a Golden Globe, to name a few. ... read more »
“I had $25 in my bank account, when I met you at the Indie Spirit Awards” — Award-wining, Oscar nominated director/producer/screenwriter Shaka King
April 22, 2021
King is a beloved son of New York. Raised in the pre-gentrification of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. From our first meeting, inside a Starbucks on 14th and 8th Avenue, in the newly gentrified section of trendy Chelsea, the filmmaker laid out his plan. I listened and more importantly, I heard him. What I understood — then — that he was a man of activism and that he would use his creative skills to make a difference and open doors for people that look like us. ... read more »
Oscar-Nominated Short Film ‘A Concerto is a Conversation’ celebrates Local legend Horace Bowers and Bowers & Sons Cleaners
April 22, 2021
“A Concerto is a Conversation” tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather Horace from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. ... read more »
Two Documentaries Up for Oscars Tell Stories of Nonagenarians
April 20, 2021
One, Horace Bowers, is a 93-year-old Black man born in the Jim Crow South who became a successful business owner in California and the grandfather of a prominent composer. The other, Colette Marin-Catherine, is a French woman who was part of the resistance during World War II. She turns 93 on April 25, the day of the ceremony. Neither ever dreamed that they would have any connection to the movies at all, let alone Hollywood’s greatest honor. ... read more »
Costume Designers Guild Awards Set, Streaming On Twitter
April 13, 2021
Costume designers for films including ``Promising Young Woman,'' ``Mulan,'' ``Mank'' and ``One Night in Miami'' are among the nominees heading into tonight's virtual presentation of the 23rd Costume Designers Guild Awards. ... read more »
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