National Tour Announced for ‘Invisible Women’ (Doc On Race-related Issues Affecting Black Women in the Corporate World)

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With the premiere of “Hidden Figures” (a film that highlights the ignored history of the immense contributions black women made to the Space Race of the 1960s) just a couple of months away, Head Not The Tail Productions (HNTT Productions) is… Continue Reading

‘Too Black to Be French’ Explores Colonial Past, Race and Persistence of Racism in France Today

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From French-Ivorian filmmaker Isabelle Boni-Claverie comes a new documentary titled “Too Black to Be French,” which explores the role of race and the persistence of racism in France, as well as the impact of the country’s colonial past, soliciting anonymous individuals to speak… Continue Reading

Review: ‘Carmen & Geoffrey’ – Dance Icons of the African Diaspora (6/6 at Film Forum NYC)

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Married since 1955, not long after they met after working together in Harold Arlen’s “House of Flowers,” Geoffrey Holder and Carmen De Lavallade’s work and personal lives are documented in the inspiring and quirky documentary “Carmen & Geoffrey,”which New Yorkers should… Continue Reading

In Emerging Post-Earthquake Cinema of Haiti, Guetty Felin’s Stunning ‘Ayiti Mon Amour’ Shines (Trailer)

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In the emerging post-earthquake cinema of Haiti, no voice shines as brightly as Haitian-American filmmaker Guetty Felin. And today, June 1st, Brooklyn audiences will gain a full sneak peek at her new film, “Ayiti Mon Amour,” wherein the writer-director invokes… Continue Reading

ADIFF Announces African American Independent Film Series Lineup (May 27-29, 2016)

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The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) has announced the program for its monthly film series that features the work of independent filmmakers focusing on the African American experience, including two classic films: Charles Burnett’s “My Brother’s Wedding,” now newly restored and… Continue Reading