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Africa’s ‘Golden Globes’ to Screen 20 New Films Vying for Coveted Film Prize
February 1, 2019
This will be the 50th anniversary of the renowned festival known as “FESPACO” – an event along the lines of the “Golden Globes” that draws film industry professionals from around the world. The festival’s stated aim is to “contribute to the expansion and development of African cinema as a means of expression, education and awareness-raising.” ... read more »
Award-Winning Actress Regina King Opens Up About Sleeper Hit “If Beale Street Could Talk”
January 17, 2019
At 7 p.m. Central time last Wednesday, I was in full-listen mode as King – fresh from her Golden-Globe winning evening – talked about her role in “If Beale Street Could Talk” with more than a thousand faith leaders, community activists, sororities and fraternities and African-American news outlets on the line. ... read more »
27th Annual Pan-African Film and Arts Festival To Screen Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace Concert
January 17, 2019
The Pan African Film & Arts Festival announced that it will celebrate its 27th Annual Opening Night with a screening of Aretha Franklin’s cherished Amazing Grace concert documentary at the Directors Guild of America. The festival, which presents an impressive slate of over 170 new Black films from the US and around the world and exhibits more than 100 fine artists and unique craftspeople, starts on Thursday, February 7 through Monday, February 18 at the Cinemark Rave 15 Theatres (3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd) and the adjacent Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza    in Los Angeles, California. Aretha Franklin’s spine-tingling and uplifting Amazing Grace, produced by Alan Elliott, was originally directed by Sydney Pollack in 1972 at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California. The film, a rare gem in the crown of the late musical genius, has not been seen before now due to technical and rights issues.  ... read more »
WATCH: Regina King Wins Best Supporting Actress Speech – 2019 Golden Globes
January 7, 2019
Regina King accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. ... read more »
Jada Pinkett-Smith Applauds Golden Globals for Diverse 2018 Nominee List
December 7, 2018
Jada-Pinkett-Smith has been a huge critic and advocate for more diversity in the Hollywood Awards cycles. So when the nominations for this years Golden Globe Awards were released she was one of the first to applaud them for more color. ... read more »
More inclusiveness at Golden Globes but still too few people of color
January 18, 2018
(GIN)– Women were definitely in the spotlight at Sunday night’s Golden Globes. A powerful speech by Oprah Winfrey that had the crowd up on its feet was bookended by courageous actresses who echoed her call for an end to sexual harassment in the industry. ... read more »
Winfrey highlights story of Black woman raped by White men
January 18, 2018
Winfrey, in speaking of the victims of sexual assault whose voices might never be heard, told the audience that Recy Taylor was a name they should know. ... read more »
Sterling K Brown: Award-winning actor and devoted family man
January 18, 2018
Family time is important to Brown, who also has a 2-year-old son Amare with his actress-wife Ryan Michelle Bathe. ... read more »
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