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[Exclusive] 'Black And Blue' Cast And Filmmakers Reflect On Groundbreaking Portrayal

In a clip you can only find on Shadow And Act, Academy Award nominee Naomie Harris and filmmakers/cast of Black and Blue reflecting on seeing a Black woman in a non-typical film role and how Harris broke barriers in her portrayal of her character. The Deon Taylor-directed film also stars Tyrese Gibson, Nafessa Williams, Mike Colter and more. The official description: A rookie...

Film,News,Festivals

MACRO Lodge Back At Sundance With Events Including Kerry Washington, Issa Rae And More

The MACRO Lodge is back for its third year at the Sundance Film Festival and is providing panels, events and more to promote diversity and inclusion. The lodge is presented by SheaMoisture and hosted by MACRO Founder & CEO Charles D. King and his wife Stacey Walker King, Chief Brand Officer of the company. The lodge returns to for its "third annual showcase of inclusive...

News

'The Banker' Is Back On: Apple Sets Theatrical, Streaming Release Dates For Film

After indefinitely delaying the film to review concerns, Apple has now issued new release dates for The Banker. The film, one of Apple's first major film releases, was set to be an awards contender. In November 2019, Apple learned of allegations against the son of one of the film's real-life subjects, who was a co-producer on the film. Two daughters of Bernard Garrett Sr., who is...

Television,News

WATCH: The 'Insecure' Season 4 Teaser Is Finally Here

At last! HBO has dropped the trailer for Insecure Season 4. The new season premiers on April 12. During the panel for A Black Lady Sketch Show at TCA in July, Issa Rae said that the new season would begin shooting in September. The fourth season will have ten episodes, which is the show's largest episode number for a season yet and a tick up from the eight episodes of Seasons...

Film,News,Awards

2020 Oscar Nominees Full List: Where's The Diversity?

The Oscar nominees for 2020 were announced Monday morning and the diversity....is almost non-existent. There are only five nominees for Black talent and projects. Cynthia Erivo became the 12th Black actress to get nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Erivo is the one person of color out of 20 acting nominees. She and Joshuah Brian Campbell are also nominated for Best...