Watch a Wonderful Hour-Long BFI Conversation with Danny Glover: “I Am My Mother’s Son, Opinionated, Self-righteous, and We Know Everything”

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The below hour-long conversation with veteran actor and activist Danny Glover is part of British Film Institute’s (BFI) ongoing Black Star project – an exhaustive program and the UK’s largest ever season of film and television dedicated to celebrating the range,… Continue Reading

Watch: Earl Cameron CBE (First Black British Screen Star) in Revealing 40-Minute Hall of Fame Induction Conversation

Earl Cameron CBE  in a revealing conversation with broadcaster Samira Ahmed, October 23, 2016

Last month, Screen Nation Foundation, the charitable arm of the Screen Nation Film & TV Awards, launched the UK’s first ever hall of fame honoring individuals of African/Caribbean heritage who have made extraordinary contributions to UK film & television. Designed… Continue Reading

David Oyelowo Is “Really Tired of Talking About Diversity” – Watch His BFI Black Star Keynote Speech on the Subject

David Oyelowo delivers keynote speech on diversity at the BFI Black Star Symposium

David Oyelowo was the keynote speaker at this year’s BFI London Film Festival’s Black Star Symposium – a speech he delivered on Thursday, October 6 at BFI Southbank; a speech that is now available in full online. Oyelowo launched the Black Star… Continue Reading

UK Color Bar Breaker & Screen Nation Hall of Fame Inaugural Inductee Earl Cameron Talks Acting, Race & Hollywood

Earl Cameron CBE

Screen Nation Foundation, the charitable arm of the Screen Nation Film & TV Awards, has launched the UK’s first ever hall of fame honoring individuals of African Caribbean heritage who have made extraordinary contributions to UK film & television. Designed as a… Continue Reading

David Oyelowo Headlines Black Star Symposium at BFI London Film Festival. Speakers Include Amma Asante, Julie Dash, Barry Jenkins, Noel Clarke

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 15:  David Oyelowo attends an Official Academy Members Screening Of SELMA hosted by The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences at The Academy Theatre at Lighthouse International on December 15, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express announces that David Oyelowo will be the lead speaker at this year’s Festival’s headline industry event, the Black Star Symposium, on Thursday, October 6 at BFI Southbank. Oyelowo will… Continue Reading