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Television and Film Producer Datari Turner Reflects on His Journey
June 13, 2019
Turner Reaches New Heights As He Heads To the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival ... read more »
Fresh, Young, Black Comedy Series Premieres in Hollywood
June 13, 2019
Á La Carte, a new dramedy created, written, and directed by Black Millennials debuts a pilot episode to friends, family, and like-minded innovators. ... read more »
WATCH: Taraji P. Henson on Mental Health before the Congressional Black Caucus
June 12, 2019
Taraji P. Henson opening statement before the Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health: “We, in the African American community, we don’t deal with mental health issues. ... read more / watch video »
Own: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Primetime Special
June 7, 2019
The theme for the 2019 Gala is A Journey to the Pride Lands, based on the upcoming Walt Disney feature, "THE LION KING." Emmy-winning actress and comedienne Tiffany Haddish will serve as the Gala's master of ceremonies. TV personality and best-selling author Star Jones returns as the Gala's celebrity auctioneer for the third year. Presenters include Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis and author Shaka Senghor.  ... read more »
Kam Williams, prolific film and literary critic, dies
June 6, 2019
A resident of Princeton, N.J., Williams published nearly 10,000 articles and reviews before he passed away. ... read more »
Octavia Spencer like you’ve never seen her before in ‘Ma’
June 6, 2019
It opens nationwide this weekend, and it's unlike anything audiences have seen Spencer do before. ... read more »
‘Moonlight’ Filmmaker Barry Jenkins to Direct Film about Choreographer Alvin Ailey
June 4, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
May 31, 2019
For movies opening May 31, 2019: ... read more »
Movie Director F. Gary Gray Receives Walk of Fame Star
May 29, 2019
Gary Gray, who has directed such films as ``Straight Outta Compton'' and ``The Fate of the Furious,'' became the latest honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. ... read more »
Effie T. Brown is All In — Duly Noted — Making Moves Her Way!
May 24, 2019
I’ll do my best to try and paint a picture of film, digital and television producer Effie T. Brown, but it’s hard to do with just words. Brown is the reason Podcasts were invented, meaning that her tone often reveals what she’s really saying versus what you just heard her say. ... read more »
Anne-Marie Johnson: A Champion For Minorities In Front & Behind The Camera
May 23, 2019
“I always knew that I need to give back. It’s just a natural process.” ... read more »
Tolkien Film Review
May 21, 2019
Revealing Biopic Chronicles Formative Years Of Legendary Fantasy Writer ... read more »
‘TRAVELING WHILE BLACK’ An Immersive VR Experience by Award-Winning Director Roger Ross Williams Now Touring the U.S.
May 17, 2019
He is magnificent in his perpetual movement to disrupt.  Tall, ebony hue with long locks — Roger Ross Williams —the award-winning director, producer and writer first upset the proverbial “apple cart” when he won an Academy Award® for his short film “Music By Prudence” earning a place in the history books as the first African American director to earn that distinction.  ... read more »
Isn’t it Romantic Film Review
May 17, 2019
Rebel Wilson Headlines Disappointing Romantic Musical Comedy: ... read more »
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