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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 »
Golden Globe Awards carry on, without stars or a telecast
January 13, 2022
That the organization is proceeding with any kind of event came as a surprise to many in Hollywood. The HFPA came under fire after a Los Angeles Times investigation revealed in February ethical lapses and a stunning lack of diversity _ there was not a single Black journalist in the 87-person group. ... read more »
Young Filmmakers Selected For the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival
January 13, 2022
Youth filmmakers defy the challenges of COVID - 19 reaching across languages, states and oceans to share their stories and renew their hopes for a brighter future thru film. ... read more »
‘The Mack’ Star Max Julien Dies at Age 88
January 6, 2022
Actor Max Julien, best known for playing a pimp named Goldie in the 1973 cult classic, “The Mack,” died on New Year's Day at age 88, which was also his birthday. ... read more »
Review: Washington’s aging Macbeth is one for the ages
December 30, 2021
His hair is graying. His nerves are fraying. Denzel Washington’s Macbeth is a man quite literally running out of time — even before he meets those witches. ... read more »
Swan Song
December 23, 2021
“I love you Cameron Tanner. Always have. Always will.” Most husbands adore their wives’ words of love. Cameron’s (Mahershala Ali, Moonlight) ambivalence stems from his secret, painful ordeal. He’s dying and his wife Poppy (Naomie Harris, Moonlight) doesn’t know it. ... read more »
Halle Berry to Receive 6th Annual Seeher Award at The 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards
December 23, 2021
The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry will receive the sixth annual SeeHer Award at the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards. ... read more »
Doc on Civil Rights Icon Fannie Lou Hamer to Air in February
December 20, 2021
A documentary about Mississippi Delta sharecropper and civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer will open the 10th season of the Emmy award-winning PBS series, America ReFramed. ... read more »
BHERC Plans African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
December 2, 2021
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will hold its 27th Annual African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase on Jan. 14-22, 2022. The hybrid event will feature more than 100 short films curated from 900 US and international entries. Entries also being accepted for the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival ... read more »
“SPIKE” by Spike Lee – A Master Piece by a Man That Puts in Da Werk!
November 18, 2021
When I received my review copy of “SPIKE” by Spike Lee it took me a full day before I broke the plastic on the gorgeous table book. ... read more »
King Richard’ Wins a Miami Film Fest Audience Award
November 18, 2021
King Richard has won the coveted Miami International Film Festival GEMS 2021 Audience Award, and it’s no wonder. It’s a crowd-pleaser! ... read more »
Raymond Lewis Film Wins Best Documentary at San Pedro Film Festival
November 11, 2021
The long-anticipated basketball documentary film of a local 1970s basketball phenom and City of Watts native, "Raymond Lewis: L.A. Legend" is currently making its rounds throughout the country at selected film festivals in major cities in the U.S. This past Saturday, the film collected its first award by being selected as the "Best Documentary" at the 2021 San Pedro International Film Festival. ... read more »
‘Family Thanksgiving’ Premieres on Select Streaming Services
November 11, 2021
 When the dysfunctional Walden family decides to get together for Thanksgiving for the first time in five years, one can only expect that mayhem, familial clashes and truths will emerge.  ... read more »

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