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Saul Williams talks new film, ‘Akilla’s Escape’

Actor, musician, poet and New York native Saul Williams is starring in a new film, “Akilla’s Escape.”

Halle Berry has directorial debut with ‘Bruised’

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry knows a lot about perseverance in Hollywood.

Steve McQueen’s ‘Lovers Rock’ takes us back in time

Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) describes the feeling of his new film, “Lovers Rock,” as “church.”

‘Noughts + Crosses’ —In a world where Blacks (Crosses) dominate, still no answers

Well educated and well heeled, the Hadleys of Albion are like many of the world’s elite families.

Oscar winner Regina King’s ‘One Night in Miami’ is a knockout!

Oscar-winning actress Regina King did it with her film directorial debut, “One Night in Miami,” currently screening at TIFF, which the actress hopes “can inspire real transformative change.” Amazon Studios picked up “One Night in Miami” with plans to release ...

David Oyelowo has directorial debut with ‘The Water Man’

“Selma” star David Oyelowo steps behind the camera directing his first feature film “The Water Man,” which screened at TIFF. Tapping into his childhood to make an adventure fantasy film where young Black kids can see themselves on screen.

Viola Davis and husband start off Master Class Series at TIFF 2020

There is something very rewarding about covering the Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) from the safety of my Harem apartment.

58th New York Film Fest runs Sept. 17-Oct. 11

There is a saying in the entertainment industry that highlights the resilience of the artist. That saying is “the show must go on,” and for the 58th New York Film Festival, that’s exactly what’s going to happen from Sept. 17-Oct. ...

The 2020 American Black Film Festival – goes virtual

In the age of COVID, film festival directors are finding creative ways to screen movies for audiences without gathering large groups at indoor venues. Hence the 2020 ABFF Online Edition.

Film at Lincoln Center holds 58th New York Film Fest Sept. 17-Oct. 11

There is a saying in the entertainment industry that highlights the resilience of the artist.

‘Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back’ celebrates tap dance and life well lived

The documentary “Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back” is a stirring look at legendary Harlem-born dancer of stage and screen Maurice Hines.

David Ushery named co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s 11 p.m. newscast

Veteran NBC 4 New York/WNBC Black news anchor David Ushery was recently elevated into a new station role, co-anchoring the 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. editions of “News 4 New York.” He will join co-anchor Natalie Pasquarella on both shows ...

Yusuf Hawkins documentary perfectly depicts racial tension in 1980s NY

Yusuf Hawkins’ death and the racial tension of its aftermath were the main topics in the new HBO documentary “Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn.”

'The 24th’ depicts true-life events

The first scene of “The 24th” is shot in black and white. In tight close-ups, the camera pans across the characters’ faces.

More from ‘90 Day Fiancé’ creators with Season 2 of ‘Marrying Millions’

Brought to the screen by the creators of “90 Day Fiancé,” the series features five new couples with returning favorites Bill and Brianna from Dallas and Gentille and Brian from Las Vegas.

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