Sundance Exclusive: Firelight Media, Blackhouse & Color of Change Collaborate on Events Highlighting HBCU Initiative

Firelight Media

Veteran Emmy winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson is set to premiere his next work, an ambitious two-hour documentary and multimedia project that explores the pivotal role Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture, and national… Continue Reading

Tim Story Will Direct New Line’s ‘Shaft’ Remake from a Script Co-written by ‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris

Tim Story

One of a handful of remakes/reboots/spin-offs that’s on “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris’ to-do list is New Line Cinema’s previously-announced “Shaft” reboot, with a screenplay that will be penned by Barris and “The Goldbergs” executive producer Alex Barnow. A reboot of… Continue Reading

Watch Peculiar First Trailer for Flying Lotus’ Genre-Defying Feature Debut, ‘Kuso’ (World Premieres at Sundance 2017)

KUSO

First announced in September, acclaimed and celebrated music artist Flying Lotus, and filmmaker Eddie Alcazar partnered up to form the independent film finance and production outfit, Brainfeeder Films. The newly formed operation’s first feature film is “Kuso,” which Flying Lotus directed… Continue Reading

Trailers for all the Films Selected for This Season of ‘AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange’ Hosted by Nicole Beharie

Still from "My Father's Land"

The ninth season of the award-winning documentary series “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” kicked off on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Monday, January 16—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—with the documentary “An American Ascent.” The gripping film captures… Continue Reading