Terence Nance Directed an “Unauthorized, Heavily Abridged, Biographical” Jimi Hendrix Short Film – Watch It Now

Visit Seattle | Sundance Project Five by Five | Jimi Could Have Fallen from the Sky (Terence Nance)

Visit Seattle – the city’s tourism bureau – teamed up with Seattle-based agency PB& and SundanceTV to produce a series of short films that offer varied looks at the city. Titled “Project Five by Five,” the series invited 5 filmmakers to Seattle… Continue Reading

Oscars Highlights: Black Directors Dominate Documentary Category (Historic); ‘Moonlight’ Picks Up 8; Bradford Young Finally Gets One; Denzel Washington Sets Record

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

To welcome the new class of nominees, several Oscar-winning and nominated Academy members including Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe joined Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs to reveal the 89th Oscars Nominations, this morning, Tuesday, January… Continue Reading

Sundance: Netflix Picks Up Worldwide Rights to ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ (Jessica Williams, Lakeith Stanfield)

"The Incredible Jessica James"

Four years after being hired as “The Daily Show’s” very first African American female correspondent (in 2012), Jessica Williams said goodbye to the Comedy Central show earlier this year. Although she hasn’t left Comedy Central entirely. In fact, Williams signed a development deal… Continue Reading

Crystal R. Emery’s Compelling Documentary ‘Black Women in Medicine’ Set to Premiere Nationwide February 8th

Black Women in Meds

Hailed as “inspiring” by the Los Angeles Times, Crystal R. Emery’s documentary, “Black Women in Medicine,” premieres on the WORLD Channel on Wednesday, February 8 at 6:00 p.m. and re-airs at 9:00 p.m. (Check local listings). The moving portrait captures… Continue Reading

OWN Announces Season 2 Premiere Date for ‘Greenleaf’ – 16 Episodes Will Be Split Up Into 2 Halves (Teaser)

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the season two premiere date for its acclaimed original drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate, Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah… Continue Reading

‘The Wedding Party’ Becomes Highest Grossing Nollywood Movie Since Groundbreaking ‘Living in Bondage’ in 1992

"The Wedding Party"

Kemi Adetiba’s romantic comedy, “The Wedding Party” just released last month – December, 2016 – has become the highest grossing movie in the history of Nollywood since the groundbreaking “Living in Bondage” in 1992. “The Wedding Party” has grossed more… Continue Reading

Interview: Director Chris Robinson & Cast of BET’s ‘New Edition Story’ Talk Becoming NE, Authenticity & All That Dancing

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The iconic musical group that shattered records and broke down doors is finally getting a biopic that has been nearly thirty years in the making. BET‘s “The New Edition Story” follows the legendary R&B group from their 1978 humble beginnings… Continue Reading