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Awards,News

Shadow And Act's RISING Awards Featured In 'The Hollywood Reporter' Oscar Weekend Guide

As we get closer to Oscar weekend — and the first-ever Shadow And Act RISING Awards brunch and day party, anticipation is reaching a fever pitch! This week, The Hollywood Reporter featured the RISING Awards as a part of its official Oscar Events and Parties Guide. Shadow and Act (Blavity Inc.’s entertainment brand) introduces a new award series that will celebrate 32 rising actors,...

Film,News

Kemiyondo Coutinho's Astonishing 'Kyenvu' Is The First Ugandan Film To Hit Hulu

Not only did Kemiyondo Coutinho rack up numerous festival awards for her short film Kyenvu, but the project is also now the first Ugandan film to be on Hulu. The first Ugandan film to be on Hulu. I am so proud of this baby. Mostly because I will continue to boast about our 100 percent Ugandan cast and crew. There is a story when the film with our own and by our own has gone this...

News

'Coisa Mais Linda': Netflix Unveils First Look At '60s-Set Brazilian Original Series

Netflix's Strong Black Lead unveiled two first-look images for Coisa Mais Linda, a Netflix upcoming original series out of Brazil. The series is set in the 1960s. The official description: Coisa Mais Linda follows Maria Luiza, a young rich paulistana (born in São Paulo city), who moves to Rio de Janeiro to open a restaurant with her husband. Upon arrival, she discovers he abandoned...

News,Television

'All That' Is Being Revived At Nickelodeon With Kenan Thompson As Executive Producer

After hinting at it for some time now, Nickelodeon has officially announced that the cult classic variety show All That is being revived. Former star and current Saturday Night Live regular Kenan Thompson will be an executive producer. Variety exclusively broke the news. All That was always considered to be a Saturday Night Live for tweens, spawning the careers of Thompson, Kel...

Trending,Film,Video

WATCH: This Video Documenting 120 Years Of #BlackLove On-Screen Will Make You Emotional

Shadow and Act has a special Valentine's Day present for our readers: We've put together a video documenting 120 years of #BlackLove. Set to the score of Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk by Nicholas Brittell, it starts with 1898's Something Good-Negro Kiss (which was recently restored for viewing by USC) to 2018's Beale.  In December, Twitter user Kyle (@kyalbr) saw the...