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MACRO Lodge featured at 2020 Sundance Film Fest Jan. 24-27

If you are a filmmaker of color than you know the power of Charles King and his media company MACRO.

‘Parasite’—Korean director Bong Joon-ho makes a masterpiece

Korean director Bong Joon-ho (“Snowpiercer,” “Memories of Murder”) has made a new classic with “Parasite.” It’s hard to summarize what the film is about but in a pinch, I will stand on a tree branch and say that it is ...

Nate Parker Foundation film series traces arrival of 1st African to removal of confederate monuments

Brian Favors was a teacher in Brooklyn when one of his former students from his days at Penn State University came to him with an idea to assist him with a commencement speech and scholarship program that he had created ...

‘Just Mercy’ screened at D.C.’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

WarnerMedia, The Brookings Institution, and Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University hosted a conversation and film screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Just Mercy” at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, ...

‘Power’ isn’t real, or is it?

Of the things that James St. Patrick is, was or was alleged in the eyes of the public, the one thing that he’d willingly admit to and wear with pride is that of the role of father.

OSCAR 2020 predictions

No doubt, by now, you’ve weighed in on the Golden Globe wins and losses, with a lot of criticism on the consistent lack of diversity and inclusion that is Hollywood.

‘AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange’ back for 12th season with ‘My Friend Fela’

Some people bifurcate stages of their lives into “before and after” a significant milestone.

Five Black films to see at Sundance Film Festival

The long running, internationally acclaimed film festival Sundance is gearing up to present dozens of independent films in its 39th year.

‘Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning’ sheds insight on abuse

Much like the aftermath of the debut of “Surviving R. Kelly” on Lifetime this past January, last night’s airing of “Suriving R. Kelly ll: The Reckoning” is expected to lead to furtive conversations regarding not only sexual assault, ut now ...

LaKeith Stanfield plays local lawman in ‘Knives Out’

In the new film “Knives Out” LaKeith Stanfield plays Lieutenant Elliott, a local lawman helping Benoit Blanc find Harlan Thrombey’s killer. Stanfield is the only African American in the film.

The fight for Black life––and Black love––takes center stage in 'Clemency'

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “Revolutionary Road,” “Closer,” and more recently “A Marriage Story” are just a few of the lengthy list of movies that examine the complexities of married life and the ravages that outside pressures can wreak on ...

‘Black Christmas’—a holiday movie for horror fans

It’s the holiday season and there is something special for horror fans—“Black Christmas”—directed by Bob Clark (“Porky’s” and “A Christmas Story”).

WLNY-TV to air annual Yule Log and Christmas Eve midnight mass

WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) continues a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Stephanie Allain and Lynette Howell Taylor to produce the 92nd OSCARS

When the Academy President David Rubin announced that Oscar-nominated producer Lynette Howell Taylor and producer Stephanie Allain will produce the 92nd Oscars.

On the red carpet with cast, director, producer of critically acclaimed ‘Clemency’

The Whitby Theater at the standout Whitby Hotel was the setting for a special recent screening of critical darling “Clemency,” starring Alfre Woodard and Aldis Hodge.

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