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Robert Townsend Inspires Miami Youth, Puts Them to Work
February 10, 2016
For years, Robert Townsend has been making television and film for people of color and while his latest film, Playin’ for Love, seems to be no different, Townsend was able to change the lives of several Miami-based high schoolers during the filmmaking process. ... read more »
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Ava Duvernay hosts film screening and panel with fellow African American filmmakers and actors
December 16, 2015
On Thursday, December 10, a group of actors, film enthusiasts and fans gathered at the REDCAT Theater in downtown Los Angeles to discuss Black artistry and diversity in films with critically acclaimed director Ava Duvernay for the ARRAY at The Broad series. ... read more »
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Kevin Powell’s new book shines light on poverty, creates community discussions
December 3, 2015
Growing up poor can be an isolating and scarring experience that affects many, but is discussed amongst few. In Kevin Powell’s new autobiography, “The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood”, he takes the reigns and gives his first-hand account of what it’s really like living in and escaping poverty, in hopes of healing and connecting others. ... read more »
Event honors Black Bond girls, Halle Berry and more attend
November 11, 2015
On Tuesday November 3 Bond girls Halle Berry, Trina Parks, Naomie Harris and Gloria Hendry gathered at the California African American Museum for the Black Women of Bond Tribute. ... read more »
Oscar winning sound mixer uses crowdfunding for directorial debut
November 11, 2015
These days, crowdfunding is big business for independent films. Previously many independent filmmakers relied heavily on money from big studios and investors but with the fundraising success of films like Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, which raised nearly $1.5 million, and web series like Awkward Black Girl, which raised $56,000 after the sixth episode, more and more filmmakers are turning towards the general public to fund their projects. ... read more »
Taste of Soul VIP reception sponsored by Buick offered networking, fun and good food for guests
October 21, 2015
Before the madness of the 10th annual Taste of Soul (TOS) kicked off, some of the most important people and organizations responsible for making the festival happen gathered together to celebrate at the California African American Museum. ... read more »
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