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WORLD Channel Launches New Initiative Bringing Original Content to Its YouTube Channel
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WORLD Channel Launches New Initiative Bringing Original Content to Its YouTube Channel

WORLD Channel, the award-winning public television broadcaster and content producer behind series including America ReFramed and Stories from the Stage, has a new initiative to expand the distribution of some original content to its YouTube channel beginning this month. The program launches on Tuesday — in the wake of the Netflix release of Self Made: […]

Award-Winning "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" Starring Brad Pitt & Leonardo DiCaprio Comes to Starz App
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Award-Winning “Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood” Starring Brad Pitt & Leonardo DiCaprio Comes to Starz App

ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD… EXCLUSIVELY ON STARZ Quentin Tarantino’s award-winning Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood will be available two days early on the STARZ app on Wednesday, March 25 for download or streaming ahead of its linear STARZ debut on Friday, March 27 at 8 PM ET/PT. Once Upon a Time… in […]

Friday the 13th: Here’s How to Watch All Your Favorite Horror Films
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Friday the 13th: Here’s How to Watch All Your Favorite Horror Films

Friday the 13th is just around the corner, and the best way to get in the spirit is to line up all your favorite thrillers – including the movie Friday the 13th – for a night in. Here are a few of the top scary movies and how to watch them; would you consider this in anything […]

1st Ever International Black History Month Film Fest with Live Performances More!
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1st Ever International Black History Month Film Fest with Live Performances More!

Queens Underground 718 Presents the 1st Ever International Black History Month Film Festival on February 22, 2020.  Expanding on Categories and Genres, Filmmakers, Performers (singers, musicians, poets, and dancers), and small businesses/entrepreneurs; anyone from ages 10 years and up are submitting projects by the final deadline date of January 31st, 2020.  Submissions for the “Past, Present, and […]

"Emanuel" Documentary Premieres on STARZ on MLK Day
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“Emanuel” Documentary Premieres on STARZ on MLK Day

The documentary Emanuel from executive producers Stephen Curry and Viola Davis, co-producer Mariska Hargitay and director Brian Ivie (The Drop Box) is a poignant story of justice and faith, love and hate, while examining the healing power of forgiveness. The doc will premiere exclusively on STARZ and the STARZ app on Monday, January 20 – Martin Luther […]

Afropop Takes on Immigration and Blackness with "Amina"
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Afropop Takes on Immigration and Blackness with “Amina”

What does it mean to be black, female, and foreign in a world that doesn’t value these attributes? Television audiences will have the chance to ponder this question as season 12 of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange brings viewers the story of Aminathis month. Helmed by Turkish director Kivilcim Akay, Amina tells the story of […]

Season 2 of AAFCA & TCM Spotlight on Black Cinema
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Season 2 of AAFCA & TCM Spotlight on Black Cinema

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) continues its partnership with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) with a special celebration of the films of Motown. Last year the two teamed up to present The Black Experience on Film, putting diversity and inclusion in cinema at the forefront with a month of programming on TCM curated and […]

Actor Kene Holliday Invites Viewers to New Show Depicting the Life of Miles Davis
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Actor Kene Holliday Invites Viewers to New Show Depicting the Life of Miles Davis

Famed Hollywood Actor Kene Holliday is inviting an audience in NYC to witness a rarity in Theatre with the birth of a new show depicting the Life of Miles Davis. Kene Holliday is known to most people for his role as Private Investigator Tyler Hudson on the Matlock Television series co-starring with Andy Griffith.  Kene […]

Actress Diahann Carroll Passes Away at 84
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Actress Diahann Carroll Passes Away at 84

Diahann Carroll, the iconic actress who made television history as the first African American woman to be cast as a professional rather than a domestic worker in 1968’s groundbreaking sitcom “Julia,” and to win a lead actress Tony Award, has died. She was 84. The Oscar-nominated actress and breast cancer survivor, who also starred in […]

Reel Sisters of The Diaspora Film Festival Announces Preliminary Fall 2019 Schedule Starting on October 5th!
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Reel Sisters of The Diaspora Film Festival Announces Preliminary Fall 2019 Schedule Starting on October 5th!

The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival devoted to women filmmakers — will present an exciting lineup of films dedicated to self-care, wellness and healing. Starting with an official Harlem kick-off on Saturday, October 5 at Dwyer Cultural Center, Reel Sisters will host a six-week event series throughout New York […]

E! News Exlclusive: Jennifer Lopez Wants One Song With Cardi B at Super Bowl 54
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E! News Exlclusive: Jennifer Lopez Wants One Song With Cardi B at Super Bowl 54

“Hustlers” actress, Jennifer Lopez, responds to Halftime Show rumors by teasing a duet with her costar, Cardi B. See Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart & Constance Wu’s reactions! Catch their full interview with “E! News” correspondent Justin Sylvester on “E! News”.

Movie Review: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark
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Movie Review: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

For nearly forty years the book series Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark has frightened readers both old and young. If it wasn’t the grim, disturbing and oftentimes gory folk tales that scared readers, then it was definitely the nightmare inducing illustrations by Stephen Gammell which truly helped the books stand out and be […]

Movie Review: Hobbes & Shaw
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Movie Review: Hobbes & Shaw

The Fast and the Furious franchise has surely had one of the most interesting and strangest histories I’ve ever seen. Initially, it was a story about an FBI agent trying to stop, and eventually befriending, simple criminals who loved street racing and stealing DVD players. It then eventually exploded into one of the biggest and […]

Bill Duke Reprises His Legendary 'Menace II Society' Role In Clever New Short Film
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Bill Duke Reprises His Legendary ‘Menace II Society’ Role In Clever New Short Film

Bill Duke, G Perico, and Soren Baker have released the short film The Bookstore Menace, a clever reworking of Duke’s iconic role in the landmark 1993 film Menace II Society. The film world premiered on the Facebook page of leading hip-hop website Ambrosia For Heads last night. A legendary actor, director, producer, and owner of […]

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)  TV Honors Winners Announced
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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) TV Honors Winners Announced

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” earned four wins from the African American Film Critics Association, who today, announced the winners of its upcoming AAFCA TV Honors. The highly popular Netflix limited series about the infamous Central Park rape case that resulted in the arrest and false imprisonment of five black youths, received the group’s […]