Watch the Father of African Cinema, Ousmane Sembène’s Last Recorded Interview Before His Death in 2007

Ousmane Sembene

2016 marked an important year in the history of African cinema, as we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the seminal film “La Noire De…” (“Black Girl”) by Ousmane Sembene, the “Father of African cinema,” which helped launch an era in film… Continue Reading

As Audiences Continue to Discover ‘I Am Not Your Negro’, Raoul Peck Premieres ‘The Young Karl Marx’ at Berlin (Trailer)

Raoul Peck | THE YOUNG KARL MARX French Poster

As his James Baldwin documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” continues to win over audiences and critics around the world, picking up multiple award nominations (including an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature) and winning some of them, you should… Continue Reading

Adaptations of 3 Tavis Smiley Books in Development – On Michael Jackson, Maya Angelou & Martin Luther King Jr.


Tavis Smiley continues to make a push into scripted content (film and TV), teaming up with J.J. Abrams (a second time) to produce an event series on the final months of Michael Jackson’s life. It will be an adaptation of Smiley’s… Continue Reading