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Michael J. Payton the Filmmaker Behind BET’s The Murder Inc Story
September 22, 2022
Filmmaker Michael J.  Payton, an Oakland, California native, attended San Francisco State University and earned his Bachelor’s degree in radio and television broadcasting.  ... read more »
First Black Marines Featured in ‘Our America: Mission Montford Point’
September 1, 2022
History has largely overlooked the trailblazers who were the first Black men to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps, the Montford Point Marines, named after the segregated section of Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, where they trained. ... read more »
‘Subjects of Desire’ Screened at the 30th Anniversary of Pan African Film Festival
May 26, 2022
‘Subjects of Desire’, a provocative feature documentary written and directed by Jennifer Holness, screened at the 30th Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival that took place in Los Angeles this past weekend from April 19 to May 1. Jennifer had to reschedule her 30th wedding anniversary to Greece in order to be in attendance for her screening at this festival, that's how special this screening was to her. This documentary has been screened at over 30 film festivals across the world but being supported by the black community is always a great feeling she states. ... read more »
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‘Subjects of Desire’ screening at the 30th Anniversary of Pan African Film Festival
May 16, 2022
‘Subjects of Desire’, a provocative feature documentary written and directed by Jennifer Holness,  screened at the 30th Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival that took place in Los Angeles this past weekend from April 19- May 1. ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Film and Television Producer and Animator Andre Gaines is Welcoming a New Normal into the World of Entertainment
March 11, 2021
Hollywood is an ever-changing landscape with a constant flow of innovative talent and stories that challenge the norm. Following suit, Andre Gaines is an LA-based writer, producer, and director whose work consistently breaks the mold as he tells stories in the most electric ways.   ... read more »
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Councilmember Curren Price Presents A Musical Celebration Honoring 25 Years of the Central Avenue Jazz Festival
December 10, 2020
FREE annual fan favorite event returns virtually Dec. 14-17 and includes performances from Barbara Morrison & The Bu Crew, 2021 2x GRAMMY nominee Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin ... read more »
Free Screening & Panel of Atlanta Black Tech Mecca Film Continues to Spotlight Excellence of Emerging Filmmakers in 2020 BHERC TV Virtual Film Festival
November 5, 2020
One of the best short film festivals featuring emerging and veteran filmmakers continues through November 29, 2020. ... read more »
‘UNSETTLED’ — Seeking Refuge in America follows LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers from the Middle East and Africa
June 11, 2020
Here Shepard turns his lens on four new LGBTQ arrivals who’ve each escaped mortal danger in their native countries just for being gay. ... read more »
REVIEW: HBO’s Atlanta’s Missing And Murdered: The Lost Children —a disturbing look the death of 30 African American children
May 1, 2020
Atlanta's Missing And Murdered: The Lost Children is a five-part documentary series offering an unprecedented look at the abduction and murder of at least 30 African-American children and young adults in Atlanta between 1979 and 1981.     ... read more »
NFL great Michael Vick Featured in ESPN 30 for 30 Documentary
April 2, 2020
In a time of self-quarantine and social distancing, there is no better time to relive the great moments of sports through the countless documentaries available to be watched and streamed. ... read more »
Film Review: BLACK IN SPACE: BREAKING THE COLOR BARRIER
March 12, 2020
Only the truth can be this fantastic. ... read more »
Film Review: “16 Bars”
October 31, 2019
Speech (aka Todd Thomas) from the band Arrested Development is doing spirit work inside a city jail in jail of Richmond, VA. In Theaters November 8 in NYC and on November 15 in L.A. ... read more »
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