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Ava DuVernay’s Film Collective ARRAY Partners with Google to Create Feature Film Grant for Underrepresented Creatives    
June 4, 2021
This week, ARRAY announced a partnership with Google to offer emerging creatives from historically underrepresented communities with the opportunity to apply for a career-changing $500,000 feature film grant.  ARRAY is a  grassroots distribution, arts and advocacy collective focused on amplifying work by people of color and women, founded by acclaimed director Ava DuVernay. The ARRAY + Google Feature Film Grant, which will provide funds to produce the recipient’s first full-length feature film, was instituted as a way to help build a more equitable and inclusive artistic community of diverse storytellers.  ... read more »
BHERC CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR THE 28TH ANNUAL “SISTAS ARE DOIN’ IT FOR THEMSELVES” SHORT FILM FEST
February 18, 2021
Popular signature BHERC “Sistas” Film Festival featuring the work of Black women directors reached out to include participants from around the world with the BHERC.TV platform. ... read more »
Producer/Director Winter Dunn – Making Her Way In Hollywood
November 12, 2020
The Dunn Way and Ready to Shadow a Hollywood Director ... read more »
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Writer Felicia Pride steps behind the camera to direct her first short film “Tender” — a look at a woman’s sexuality.
October 8, 2020
In Pride’s film “Tender” I understood that I was looking at the work of an exciting new director. ... read more »
Halle Berry directorial debut ‘Bruised’ – at TIFF – sold to Netflix — and yes, she broke two ribs!
September 17, 2020
Though she directed “Bruised,” Berry and her film's producers didn't see her in the director's chair. ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials List four “Prerequisites” needed to relax Safer at Home Order
April 25, 2020
Friday, April 24. Los Angeles Public Officials announced prerequisites to relax the Safer at Home Order. The L.A. County has been monitoring the spread and behavior of the coronavirus, they are moving very cautiously towards re-opening the economy. All decisions are dependent on the science and data behind COVID-19; Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer released latest updates surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Leaders of the city outlined the safety measures in place, as they strategize future recovery stages. There is a high risk for a surge in COVID-19 related deaths and positive cases once the order is lifted without precaution. ... read more »
Obba Babatundé Keeps Inspiring The Entertainment Industry
September 26, 2019
The Emmy Award-winning actor has spent four decades gracing theater stages, making moves as a dancer, and directing and producing creative projects. ... read more »
BHERC Hosts 22nd Annual Reel Black Men Film Festival
August 22, 2019
The event showcased films ranging from a variety of engaging topics and perspectives ... read more »
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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Held a Public Hearing To Discuss the Homeless Epidemic of Los Angeles
August 22, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019, Congresswoman Maxine Waters held a hearing entitled, “Examining The Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles” to discuss ending homelessness with key stakeholders in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Exceptional Director, B. Monet, Rides into History with Cadillac
June 26, 2019
“Because it’s not to say that women can’t direct car commercials, or direct stop signs, or explosions, or all that, unfortunately, we didn’t get a seat at the table when it came to those things,” B. Monet said. “And we’re always in, like, the melodrama. And like, the super sappy things and stories. For me, I want to be able to do what the boys do. I want to do the car shows.” ... read more »
South L.A. Legend John Singleton Gone Too Soon
May 2, 2019
Singleton is revered in the Black community as a great storyteller and an entertainment icon. His career and life ended earlier than fans and family expected but the weight of his work will hold heavy forever. He died Monday, 11 days after suffering a stroke. ... read more »
Update: John Singleton in coma after stroke
April 25, 2019
Singleton’s family had previously announced that he’d had a stroke on April 17, but there had been no details revealed about the seriousness of his condition. ... read more »
LEGENDS—Vivica A. Fox
November 1, 2018
She is a trailblazer among Black Hollywood, an entrepreneur, director and philanthropic inspiration. ... read more »
Director Aims to ‘Contribute to The Conversation’ Through Her Work
July 3, 2018
Director Patricia McGregor hopes that change can be vocalized in the form of the plays she directs like her most recent play, “Skeleton Crew.”   ... read more »
Los Angeles Black Workers Center Leads Rally and March Against Work Place Discrimination 
May 3, 2018
Advocacy mixed with celebration draws hundreds to stand up for workers’ rights.  ... read more »
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