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AAFCA and ABA Film Society present Inaugural Learning Lab “Celebrating Black Excellence in Cinema” with Netflix’s Tendo Nagenda and Outler Society’s Alana Mayo
February 15, 2019
From the global blockbuster Black Panther and the lyrical indie If Beale Street Could Talk to the hilariously poignant comedy sensations Insecure and Atlanta and beyond, #BlackExcellence in Hollywood is on full blast. Rightfully, the movement has put an additional spotlight on Black creative executives, many of whom have long worked in the trenches to create a pipeline of opportunity for traditionally underrepresented groups. In turn, that has ignited the spark that many tag as a “Black Hollywood Renaissance.” ... read more »
‘Widows’ Film Review
December 11, 2018
The Windy City Serves as Setting for Adaptation of Brit Crime Series. ... read more »
Viola Davis to Portray Shirley Chisholm in Film by Amazon Studios 
December 6, 2018
Amazon Studios won a bidding war for the rights to produce the Shirley Chisholm film. The project is the first Amazon Studios production deal emerging from the partnership between Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions and Amazon. ... read more »
Denzel Washington to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award
October 11, 2018
The American Film Institute is honoring Denzel Washington with a Life Achievement Award. The organization said Friday that Washington will receive the award at a Gala Tribute on June 6 in Los Angeles. It will be broadcast on TNT. ... read more »
Viola Davis the first Black woman to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony for acting: ‘The Triple Threat’
March 1, 2017
Recently, when Viola Davis walked onstage at the 89th Academy Awards to accept her award for Best Supporting Actress, she also got positioned into one of the most prestigious acting clubs in the world. She became the first Black woman to win an Oscar®, Emmy ® and Tony® for acting. ... read more »
AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION HONORED MOONLIGHT & QUEEN SUGAR
February 16, 2017
Denzel Washington, Ruth Negga, Mahershala Ali and Viola Davis Received Acting Wins. Ava DuVarney's 13th and Beyonce's Lemonade also take key honors. Sidney Poitier Received Lifetime Achievement Award ... read more »
Actor Saniyya Sidney: “I’m having the time of my life”
February 15, 2017
Saniyya Sidney talks about her unique experience of playing in both "Fences" and "Hidden Figures." Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Actor Russell Hornsby on “Fences”: “It’s a play about healing”
February 14, 2017
Actor Russell Hornsby explains his perspective on the movie "Fences." Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
“Fences” Star Jovan Adepo “Enjoying the Moment” at SAG Awards
February 14, 2017
Actor Jovan Adepo talks politics and the experience he had with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis while creating the movie "Fences." Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
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