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Short Films,Film

Black Filmmakers, Submit Your Film To #ShortFilmShoutout

Calling all Black filmmakers! Shadow And Act is launching #ShortFilmShoutout, a new and ongoing initiative in which we spotlight short films by Black filmmakers around the world right here on Shadow And Act. To submit, go to our Twitter page and drop the link to your short film in this thread. Calling all Black filmmakers! #ShadowAndAct is launching #ShortFilmSaturdays a new &...

Film

WATCH: Black Girls Conquer Fairy Tales In Experimental Short, 'Thistles And Thorns'

Imagine a cinematic landscape, where Black Girl Magic is allowed to inhabit the world of fairy tales...a Once Upon A Time framework, where little Black girls can see themselves, as faeries, as goddesses, as warriors...Thistles and Thorns is an experimental short film that reimagines Black girls as the protagonist of a magical realm. The magical realm isn't a remake of a European...

Broadway,Interviews

‘No Place To Be Somebody’: Richard Lawson On Why The Civil Rights-Era Play Still Matters

It’s closing night of the No Place to Be Somebody run at the WACO Theater. Legendary actor, Richard Lawson, who both acted in and directed this WACO production, takes a bow alongside fellow cast members. There is an excitement in the air bouncing back and forth between the multiracial cast and the audience--who knows the future of this promising revival? For Lawson, who has a long...

Film,Interviews

Lashana Lynch On The Diverse New Future Of Marvel: “It’s Only The Beginning"

It's International Women's Day, and Marvel Studios is celebrating by premiering its woman-led blockbuster film, Captain Marvel. The highly anticipated movie follows its female protagonist, Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), aided by Nick Fury (a digitally de-aged Samuel L. Jackson) and Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch), as they are thrust into a galactic war. While the plot...

Box Office,Film,Interviews

Tiffany Haddish Addresses Critics: “I Move The Black Community Forward," Not Backward

It’s hard not to know Tiffany Haddish. After years on the comedy circuit, Hollywood’s “it girl” shot to superstardom in 2017 with her scene-stealing role in the Will Packer hit movie Girls Trip, which made more than $140 million at the box office. Since then, she’s managed to captivate audiences with her charisma and humor, hosting Saturday Night Live, winning an Emmy Award and writing...