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PAFF & The Africa Narrative at USC Launch Short Film Competition
October 31, 2019
Film competition aimed at African filmmakers on Youtube ... read more »
Oscar winner Spike Lee urges people to mobilize and vote during the 2020 Presidential Election!
February 28, 2019
In Lee’s emotional and often hilarious acceptance speech on the Oscar stage, he encouraged, and correctly, for people to vote and the mobilize for the 2020 presidential election, urging them to “Make the moral choice between love versus hate. Let’s do the right thing!” ... read more »
Gifted Filmmaker Praised for ‘Immense Talent’ Passes in Burkina Faso
February 28, 2018
Gifted Filmmaker Praised for ‘Immense Talent’ Passes in Burkina Faso ... read more »
‘LA 92’ Documentary Screening and Panel discussions
November 16, 2017
LA 92 is told in news clips and summaries of journalists and newsmen and women on the ground as the 92’ unrest was in progress. ... read more »
Filmmaker Dee Rees was honored with the Sundance Institute Vanguard Award
August 17, 2017
It celebrates an emerging artist with creative independence and includes a cash grant and mentorship from industry professionals and Institute staff. ... read more »
Ava Duvernay GeniusTalks
August 10, 2017
Ava Duvernay talks about her multiple projects, from Queen Sugar to her upcoming Disney movie: A Wrinkle in Time. ... read more / watch video »
‘Whose Streets’ Reveals Daunting Truths Following the Aftermath of Slain Ferguson Teen Michael Brown
August 10, 2017
Of course, in instances of police brutality preceding Brown’s death, there was little to no visual evidence of wrongdoing at the hands of police. ... read more »
Margaret Byrne’s Doc ‘RAISING BERTIE’ Examines Rural Disenfranchisement of Black Men
July 6, 2017
When I decided to make a film in Bertie, I wanted to bring attention to a community that wasn't being talked about ... read more »
‘Too Close to Home’: Tyler Perry on all-white starring cast
January 5, 2017
Tyler Perry is known for creating opportunities for black actors. But recently the African-American filmmaker weathered a backlash for assembling an all-white starring cast ... read more »
UCLA Alum Hits Honest Tone With Millennials
September 24, 2015
As is the case with previous generations of 20-somethings, there’s been quite a bit written and reported on the Millennial generation. But for one filmmaker, what’s been reported hasn’t always aligned with the realities that Millennials often face on a day-to-day basis. ... read more »
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