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Fannie Lou Hamer Doc Coming To PBS And WORLD Channel

Fannie Lou Hamer Doc Coming To PBS And WORLD Channel

America ReFramed, the Peabody Award-winning documentary series coproduced by World Channel and American Documentary, Inc., ushers in its milestone tenth season with the world premiere of Fannie Lou Hamer’s America. Produced by Hamer’s great-niece Monica Land and Selena Lauterer and directed by Joy Davenport, the captivating portrait of one of the civil rights era’s preeminent […]

The Rotary International Peace Global Grant Program  Honors Five High School Peace Clubs

The Rotary International Peace Global Grant Program Honors Five High School Peace Clubs

The Rotary International Peace Global Grant Culmination Program honored five High School Peace Clubs in Cape Town, South Africa: Buren High, Milnerton High, Parklands College, Sea Point High and Sinenjongo High. The 2020-21 Rotary Cape Town Film Festival Awards Program was coordinated by Dr. Bettye Walker, Peace Chair, Rotary Club of Downtown Los Angeles. This […]

'A Reckoning In Boston': A Black Community's Fight With City Hall Against Redevelopment, Premiering On PBS' Independent Lens

‘A Reckoning In Boston’: A Black Community’s Fight With City Hall Against Redevelopment, Premiering On PBS’ Independent Lens

For filmmaker James Rutenbeck, “A Reckoning in Boston” started as an exploration of how engagement with the humanities can transform the lives of adults facing economic hardship and adverse circumstances. But after spending years among these students, Rutenbeck is forced to come to terms with a flawed film premise and his own complicity in racist […]

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2022 Short Films & ‘From The Collection’ Retrospective Titles

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2022 Short Films & ‘From The Collection’ Retrospective Titles

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced the Short Film program for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, as well as the “From the Collection” program, a line-up of 40 short films that will screen online during the Festival to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the nonprofit Sundance Institute. The 2022 short films will all screen in programs or […]

Legendary Actor Richard Gant In Talks With 'In The Black' Director Frances-Anne Solomon For Role of Harry Gairy In 'In the Black'

Legendary Actor Richard Gant In Talks With ‘In The Black’ Director Frances-Anne Solomon For Role of Harry Gairy In ‘In the Black’

Casting is underway for “In the Black” and popular American actor Richard Gant has been attached to the project in the role of Harry Gairy. Produced by CaribbeanTales Media Group and directed by Frances-Anne Solomon, the feature film is an adaptation of entrepreneur and activist Denham Jolly’s memoir of the same name.  In the newly […]

Shatara Michelle Ford's Acclaimed Debut Nominated for Three Gotham Awards

Shatara Michelle Ford’s Acclaimed Debut Nominated for Three Gotham Awards

Part psychological horror, part realist drama, “Test Pattern” unfolds against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care and policing, the #MeToo movement, and race in America. The film follows an interracial couple whose rock-solid relationship is put to the test when Renesha, a Black woman played by Brittany S. Hall, is sexually assaulted. […]

Gotham Award Nomination Goes To Frankie Faison For 'The Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain'

Gotham Award Nomination Goes To Frankie Faison For ‘The Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain’

Actor Frankie Faison (“Coming to America”; “The Wire”; “Banshee”), received a Gotham Awards nomination for his work in the award-winning, critically-acclaimed Gravitas release, “The Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain.” His nomination comes in the Outstanding Lead Performance category, which he shares with nine other actors: Olivia Colman in “The Lost Daughter” (Netflix); Michael Greyeyes in “Wild […]

Auntyland Film Festival Launches, Issues Call For Submissions

Auntyland Film Festival Launches, Issues Call For Submissions

Auntyland Film Festival (AFF) invites Auntyland Film Festival of every age to submit their creative work to its inaugural online film festival devoted to short films. The regular deadline for the festival, which launches during Women’s History Month (March 2022) and is headquartered in New York City’s Tribeca, is January 30. The festival, a community […]

Rege-Jean Page Revealed As Fan Favorite To Replace Daniel Craig As 007

Rege-Jean Page Revealed As Fan Favorite To Replace Daniel Craig As 007

With Daniel Craig bowing out from his role as 007, speculation has been rife about the identity of his replacement, and through social media analysis we can reveal who fans want to play James Bond in the next film. Through analyzing the volume and sentiment of tweets over a two year period, Rege-Jean Page is […]

Meet The Star of Upcoming Netflix Thriller 'Hypnotic'

Meet The Star of Upcoming Netflix Thriller ‘Hypnotic’

Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Jaime Callica is the hottest thing out of Canada having fast become one of Hollywood’s rising stars. King of the holiday-film genre, Callica can next be seen in two films– Disney+’s remake of the classic film “Under Wraps” (currently streaming) and Netflix’s horror thriller “Hypnotic,” opposite Jason O’Mara, Dulé […]

New Filmmaker Alert: A'ndre Davis

New Filmmaker Alert: A’ndre Davis

New Black filmmaker A’ndre Davis has a new project called “Attacked From All Angles.” It is a drama in which a church congregation is divided as gun violence at the hands of the police and local gangs affect their community. The short film tackles a lot –Black Lives Matter, police accountability, police killings of Black […]

Boss Women: Meet Celebrity Publicist, Creative Director, Writer & Associate Producer Krystle Coleman

Boss Women: Meet Celebrity Publicist, Creative Director, Writer & Associate Producer Krystle Coleman

Krystle Coleman, owner of Midori Star Media Group, is continuing to make waves in the media industry and shows no signs of slowing down. Krystle’s Midori Star Media is in its seventh year of operation, representing clients both in the Miami area and across the country. Her boutique firm, Midori Star Media Group, showcases her […]

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

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

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

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 […]