This 1984 Two-Hour Conversation with Filmmaker Kathleen Collins Will Make You Wonder What Other Great Art She Would’ve Made

"Losing Ground"

There’s no need to tell you that there have always been independent black filmmakers, long before Spike Lee burst upon the scene in the mid-1980’s; too many to mention just a few. But one significant name, who, until recently, had been… Continue Reading

Watch Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Naomie Harris, Octavia Spencer and Mahershala Ali in “Actors on Actors” Series of Conversations

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UPDATED 12/5/16 with conversations between Naomie Harris and Annette Bening; Dev Patel & Octavia Spencer; Mahershala Ali & Greta Gerwig.  I appreciate this ongoing series from Variety, titled “Actors on Actors,” which features pairs of actors interviewing each other. It’s not… Continue Reading

Watch Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey in Conversation on ’13th’ Documentary, Donald Trump, More…

Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey discuss the original Netflix documentary '13TH'

Yesterday, November 13, 2016, Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey hosted a Facebook Live conversation during which they spoke mostly about DuVernay’s acclaimed documentary “13th”, which is now streaming on Netflix after opening the 54th New York Film Festival last month – the first-ever… Continue Reading