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Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Andra Day pick up Oscar nominations, Regina King — snubbed!
March 18, 2021
Nine actors of color earned Academy Award nominations setting an Oscar record for diversity in key categories ... read more »
‘Killing of Emmett Till’ — why his murder still rings in our ears!
March 18, 2021
The new short film is causing the right conversations in communities across the world. ... read more »
LEIMERT PARK ALTERCATION HALTS FILM PRODUCTION
March 17, 2021
A physical altercation between safety personnel and members of a South Los Angeles grassroots coalition on February 25 in Leimert Park Village cut short a film production and threatens future filming revenue in an area that has struggled economically, first from construction of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line and more recently from the Coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
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Study: Portrayals Of Black Women/Girls Improving In Film & TV, But Work Needed
March 5, 2021
Portrayals of Black women and girls in film are showing signs of progress, with their characters more likely to be depicted as leaders or as working in STEM professions than white women, but issues of ``colorism'' still exist, according to a study released today. ... read more »
Six Feet Over presents ‘Two Distant Strangers’ — a look at one Black man’s worst nightmare
February 25, 2021
What happened to Mr. Floyd, in part, is the inspiration for “Two Distant Strangers” which is essentially an African-American man's worst nightmare. ... read more »
‘If Not Now, When?’ the first feature film co-directed by African American women —Meagan Good and Tamara Bass
January 14, 2021
It’s a story of love, forgiveness, and the incredible bond between women. ... read more »
Top Stories of Entertainment 2020
December 31, 2020
These were the stories in entertainment in 2020. ... read more »
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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ — an Oscar contender directed by George C. Wolfe. On Netflix Dec. 18
December 10, 2020
Oscar-winner Davis fills the screen as Ma Rainey giving life to a complicated, proud, and immensely talented legend in the early 20th century. ... 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 »
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 »
BHERC To Honor Prolific Film/TV Director Michael Schultz and Commemorate the 45th Anniversary of Ground-Breaking Film “Cooley High” with Cast and Industry Icons
October 15, 2020
Original cast members and industry icons join with BHERC at a virtual event free to the public online at www.BHERC.TV with screening and online special celebration and tribute. ... read more »
‘The Dope Years: The Story of Latasha Harlins’ by director Allison A. Waite — 1 of 18 winners of the 2020 Student Academy Awards
October 15, 2020
In the documentary Waite rewinds the clock to reexamine the tragedy of the 1991 shooting of Latasha Harlins ... read more »
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 »
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon set the record at TIFF 2020: Be The Change You Want To See
September 17, 2020
It’s clear that they are doing nothing less than God’s good work. ... read more »
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