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Zanah Thirus Says, ‘Make Your Movie’
April 14, 2022
Zanah Thirus and her Microbudget Filmmaker's Podcast cares enough to take the filmmakers through the entire production process from script to screen and each season has a corresponding workbook with templates. ... read more »
Filmmakers Panel Featured at BHERC Sistas’ Short Film Fest
April 7, 2022
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center wraps up the 29th Annual "Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Festival" with the third and final "Meet the Filmmakers' Panel" on Saturday, April 9, at 1 p.m. PST/4 p.m. EST, on BHERC.TV. The event is virtual and free to the public. ... read more »
Glover Named Celebrity Ambassador for 30th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival
April 6, 2022
Actor Danny Glover will be the Pan African Film Festival’s 2022 celebrity ambassador. The 30th annual festival will be held in-person and online from April 19 through May 1, in Los Angeles. ... read more »
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Afro Latina Ariana DeBose’s Oscar win for the best-supporting actress for West Side Story
March 31, 2022
Hopefully, Ariana DeBose’s Oscar win for the best-supporting actress playing the role of Anita in West Side Story will mark a positive change and open more opportunities for Afro-Latinos in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
Chestnut Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
March 31, 2022
In front of his family and friends, veteran actor Morris Chestnut received the 2,716th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... read more »
Two Women of Color Co-Host 94th Academy Awards
March 24, 2022
The three co-hosts of the 94th Academy Awards will feature two women of color. Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes will join Amy Schumer in helming the show ... read more »
DGA-winning Director Stanley Nelson Discusses his Oscar-nominated Documentary, ‘Attica’
March 17, 2022
Stanley Nelson is an African American documentary filmmaker and director of the Oscar-nominated documentary, “Attica”. During a recent interview with Bill C. Myers, Nelson shares about his life and career. ... read more »
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Michael Quigley Named Jury President of 26th Annual American Black Film Festival
March 17, 2022
Michael Quigley, executive vice president of Content Acquisitions TNT, TBS, truTV, HBO and HBO Max at WarnerMedia, will serve as jury president for the 2022 American Black Film Festival (ABFF). ABFF will be returning to Miami Beach for live events June 15-19, followed by online events June 20-30 on its custom-designed online platform ABFF PLAY. ... read more »
BHERC Sistas’ Film Fest Highlights Works by Women Directors
March 17, 2022
Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center 29th Annual "Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Festival" will highlight 30+ films by women directors, which were culled from more than 1000 global entries. ... read more »
Entries Welcome for BHERC ‘Sistas’ Doin It’ Short Film Fest
February 17, 2022
The work of Black women directors from around the globe will be featured at the 29th Annual festival ... read more »
PAFF Hosts Black History Month Retrospective Series
February 9, 2022
Virtual retrospective celebrates 30 years of the Pan African Film Festival with ‘Best of PAFF’ from Feb. 15-28 ... read more »
‘Descendant’ – A Documentary About Africatown and its Secrets Revealed
February 3, 2022
History exists beyond what is written. In the new documentary, “Descendant,” the residents of Africatown, which is located in Mobile, Alabama, have shared stories about their African origins for generations, and for a large chunk of time — only amongst themselves — because this community was founded by enslaved ancestors who were transported in 1860 aboard the last known and illegal slave ship, The Clotilda. ... read more »
Star-Studded Fundraiser Event To Celebrate Belafonte’s 95th Birthday
January 27, 2022
A star-studded line-up will celebrate the 95th birthday of legendary singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte. HB95 will be held on March 1, 2022 at New York City’s The Town Hall Theater. ... read more »
`King Richard’ Wins the LA Press Club’s Veritas Award
January 14, 2022
``King Richard,'' the Will Smith-starring film about the childhood rise of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams and the father who raised them for greatness, was named today the winner of the Los Angeles Press Club's seventh annual Veritas Award.  The award recognizes the ``best film based on or inspired by real events and people.'' Films are judged ``on fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence,'' according to the Press Club. ... read more »
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