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Bridge Philanthropic Consulting Honors the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s  Passion for Social Justice Deserves, ‘Respect’
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Bridge Philanthropic Consulting Honors the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s Passion for Social Justice Deserves, ‘Respect’

In the progressive movement towards social change, respect is a concept that demands to be reciprocated. Similarly, that is what Aretha Franklin– the Queen of Soul– preached through her song “Respect.” From the groundbreaking Civil Rights Movement to the empowering Black Lives Matter, Aretha Franklin has become an intergenerational figure of social impact and generosity […]

Rockaway Film Festival Runs Sept. 13-19
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Rockaway Film Festival Runs Sept. 13-19

This September, Rockaway Film Festival opens their newly completed outdoor cinema, which is the first movie theater on the peninsula in more than 20 years. The 200 seat theater is a partnership with Rockaway Brewing Co. and made possible thanks to a generous community effort. Over the course of the week, the festival will show […]

TRIBECA ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCES TRIBECA FALL PREVIEW
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TRIBECA ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCES TRIBECA FALL PREVIEW

Tribeca Enterprises announced Tribeca Fall Preview, a season-long series featuring film premieres, musical performances, and more. This exciting celebration will kick-off on Sept. 22 with the premiere of the highly anticipated “The Sopranos” prequel film “The Many Saints of Newark” at the Beacon Theatre.   “When it premiered on HBO in 1999, “The Sopranos” made […]

'Stories From The Stage' Reflects On 9/11 In Season 5 Premiere
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‘Stories From The Stage’ Reflects On 9/11 In Season 5 Premiere

As the nation prepares to observe the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, Stories from the Stage, the award-winning series from World Channel, returns for its fifth season with a special: Changed Forever 9/11. Featuring three storytellers recounting true-life events related to the aftermath of September 11, the episode debuts on Monday, September 6, […]

Madame Tussauds New York Reveals Black Panther Figure
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Madame Tussauds New York Reveals Black Panther Figure

The king of Wakanda and powerful warrior known as the Black Panther, has arrived in New York City. The new figure from Marvel Studios’ Black Panther was revealed by Madame Tussauds New York in striking photos featuring the figure atop the New York City skyline. The images were inspired by the iconic “Black Panther” movie […]

The Havana Film Festival NY Returns
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The Havana Film Festival NY Returns

Bringing Latin American and Cuban cinema back to New York theatres, the 21st Havana Film Festival New York will feature more than 30 films from 11 countries on September 17 – 23, 2021. The Havana Film Festival NY is back. For a full program of film screenings, free events, special guests from around the world, […]

Sport And Entertainment Main Feature For Inaugural RealVibez Film Festival
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Sport And Entertainment Main Feature For Inaugural RealVibez Film Festival

Caribbean content remains one of the most sought after globally yet remains largely untapped. That is the basis by which RealVibez, the entertainment subsidiary of Blue Mahoe Capital, will launch its inaugural online film festival. The three-day event will be held, August 25-27 and will feature a hybrid format with the face-to-face part being held […]

Turning Vacant Storefronts Into Art Spaces: Tribeca Film Institute's “Star” Initiative
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Turning Vacant Storefronts Into Art Spaces: Tribeca Film Institute’s “Star” Initiative

The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) today announced the launch of STAR, the Storefront Arts Recovery Initiative – which will foster a collaboration between property owners and artists to allow storefronts left vacant due to the pandemic to transform through art activations.   Building on New York’s continued economic recovery, TFI’s STAR initiative is partnering with […]

HBO’S MUSIC BOX SERIES COMING THIS FALL
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HBO’S MUSIC BOX SERIES COMING THIS FALL

MUSIC BOX is a collection of documentary films created by Bill Simmons exploring pivotal moments in the music world. The films in the series, kicked off by Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage on July 23, are each helmed by a different director and will continue airing in late fall 2021 and include:   “Jagged”: […]

Toronto's CaribbeanTales Film Festival Releases its Stellar Lineup of Films
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Toronto’s CaribbeanTales Film Festival Releases its Stellar Lineup of Films

CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) in Toronto released its lineup of films, marking 16 years of amplifying and elevating voices from the African and Caribbean Diaspora. “Before CTFF, there weren’t any Canadian film festivals that focused solely on African and Caribbean heritage,” exclaimed Festival Director Diana Webley. “We’re so excited that this year, half of […]

Urban Culture Curator Chris Robinson Chronicles Gary, Indiana, Hometown Through Documentary "Looted"
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Urban Culture Curator Chris Robinson Chronicles Gary, Indiana, Hometown Through Documentary “Looted”

Gary native and 2020 Documentary graduate Chris Robinson just debuted his first major project “Looted,” a documentary about his hometown of Gary, Indiana. Nearly a year ago, our country experienced a wave of looting in response to ongoing racial injustice. Unfortunately, cities such as Gary, Indiana, have suffered from the long-term effect of looting. Gary’s […]

Marla Gibbs Celebrates Her 90th Birthday With Friends And Family
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Marla Gibbs Celebrates Her 90th Birthday With Friends And Family

Marla Gibbs (born Margaret Theresa Bradley; June 14, 1931) is an actress, singer, comedian, writer and television producer, whose career spans five decades celebrated her birthday at Peter Georges’ Conference Room Restaurant & Bar in Playa Vista and the party was sponsored by family friend and businessman Henry Woods, founder of HNW International Corporation, an […]

International Sensation Koz.Me Drops New Hit, "Bling Bling"
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International Sensation Koz.Me Drops New Hit, “Bling Bling”

Artist-on-the-come-up Koz.Me has just dropped his latest track, “Bling, Bling.” The sure-hit comes on the heels of his success single “Far From Average,” which dropped early 2021. “Far From Average” rose steadily up the DRT charts — cracking the top 150 on the Global chart, and coming in in the Top 40 on the Independent […]

Rooftop Films Announces Feature Film Slate For The 25th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series Presented By SundanceTV
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Rooftop Films Announces Feature Film Slate For The 25th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series Presented By SundanceTV

Rooftop Films, the non-profit organization and film community celebrated as New York’s home for independent films, is thrilled to announce the return of their annual Rooftop Films Summer Series, one of the longest running and largest outdoor showcases for independent film in the world. Keeping with a 25-year long tradition, the Summer Series opened with […]

Bill Duke Stars In Steven Soderbergh’s Thrilling Crime Drama "No Sudden Move" With Don Cheadle And Benicio del Toro On HBO Max July 1
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Bill Duke Stars In Steven Soderbergh’s Thrilling Crime Drama “No Sudden Move” With Don Cheadle And Benicio del Toro On HBO Max July 1

Actor, writer, producer Bill Duke stars in the highly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures crime drama “No Sudden Move” with Don Cheadle, and Benicio del Toro, streaming on HBO Max July 1. The world premiere and red-carpet event of the crowd-pleaser will take place June 18 at the Tribecca Film Festival in New York, two weeks […]