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Ava DuVernay, Nipsey Hussle, Dr. Melina Abdullah & More Talk “13th”
February 10, 2017
Must see panel discussion surrounding Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary, "13th" which explores the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and America's perilous transition from slavery to mass incaceration. Panelists included filmmaker Ava DuVernay, rapper, social activist and business owner Nipsey Hussle, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder and educator Melina Abdullah, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, Esq., and award-winning civil rights attorney, host and moderator for the evening, Areva Martin. Sponsored by Blackwood Alliance and The California Endowment, panelists and the artist community gathered at the historic Nate Holden Theatre in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
Baldwin Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod
February 9, 2017
The film is a tribute to the staggering contribution of one of America's greatest men of letters. ... read more »
Ava DuVernay showcases new doc ‘13th’ at Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
January 31, 2017
Ava DuVernay, Nipsey Hussle, Dr. Melina Abdullah, Cynthia McClain-Hill and Areva Martin Lead Intense Discussion on Oscar-Nominated Film “13th” ... read more »
Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro
January 4, 2017
James Baldwin left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
21st Annual American Black Film Festival Submissions For Film And Talent Discovery Programs Are Open
January 4, 2017
ABFF Returns To Miami June 14-18, 2017 with Celebrity Ambassador Regina Hall ... read more »
Freedom Riders Reunited at Documentary Screening about the Life of Congressman John Lewis  
October 5, 2016
The film, which was produced by Kathleen Dowdey, Charles Floyd Johnson and Donna Brown Guillaume is the first major documentary biography of the courageous civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights. ... read more »
Pembroke Taparelli Arts And Film Festival Announces Call For Entries Deadline Extension
September 1, 2016
Until Sept.6 Deadline Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival will be held from November 1st through 4th at Raleigh Studios Hollywood. PTAFF seeks to elimate broad concerns as it aims to enhance careers of established and emerging socially conscious filmmakers through a public exhibition and competition program. ... read more »
Documentary Exposes Black American Athletes in the Berlin Olympics
August 4, 2016
The documentary ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ extends the narrative to shed light upon all 18 African American athletes that helped defy the racism of Hitler and Jim Crow by competing at those Summer Games. ... read more »
Spike Lee’s University of Missouri documentary to premiere
April 14, 2016
Lee worked with ESPN to make the documentary, which examines how the Black Lives Matter movement sparked activism at the University of Missouri--including the football team--and the rest of the county. ... read more »
AHF-Supported HIV Documentary ‘Wilhemina’s War’ Scheduled for PBS Airing & Screening Tour
March 7, 2016
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), in partnership with the BronzeLens Film Festival, Spelman College Women’s Center and the Black Women’s Health Imperative proudly present a screening tour of the groundbreaking HIV/AIDS documentary Wilhemina’s War throughout parts of the deep South, ... read more »
Let’s Talk About Race: MTV documentary White People discussing what it means to be young, white and privileged
August 12, 2015
Filmmaker, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and executive director Jose Antonio Vargas is traveling across the country in a new MTV documentary series White People that allows cameras to look into the lives of various White people and getting them to talk about the one issue that can be unsettling, race. ... read more »
Former NFL Player makes TV Series About His Brother
July 2, 2015
Fox Sports video editor and documentarian Byron Jackson had a passion for film recording. He used his filming skills to create a documentary series about his brother, ... read more »
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