Maysles screens ‘Copwatch’ doc Sept. 22-23

To protect and to serve is the motto that began, in 1955, with the Los Angeles Police Department and was further adopted by many other police forces.

Lena Waithe becomes first Black woman to win Emmy for comedy writing

Netflix series “Master of None” co-star Lena Waithe became the first African-American women to win an Emmy for Best Writing in a Comedy Series.

Director Sharon Lewis on Urbanworld debut of ‘Brown Girl Begins’

Never give up on your dreams, especially if it’s to make a film. Sharon Lewis was a struggling actress browsing the shelves in a Los Angeles bookstore in 1998 when Nalo Hopkinson’s just published “Brown Girl in the Ring” caught ...

Diversity took center stage at Emmys

Diversity was on display and celebrated Sunday night at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Emmy 2017: The winners list

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, aired Sunday on CBS.

Common becomes first rapper to win Oscar, Grammy and Emmy

Common has come a long way from his early days of rhyming in Chicago in the 90s.

Tribeca TV Fest September 22 to September 24

Everything about the entertainment space has changed. The box office for movies continues to drop.

Spike Lee, Jordan Peele team up for new film

It has been reported that Jordan Peele, creator of the breakout Black horror thriller “Get Out,” has teamed up with Spike Lee to direct and produce a new film project titled “Black Klansman,” and will follow the story of a ...

Urbanworld Film Fest returns Sept. 20-24

In the spirit of those who reach for the stars to change the world, Stacy Spikes created the Urbanworld Film Festival 21 years ago. Spikes is a former executive at Miramax and October Films.

'Crown Heights' actors on the pain of injustice

Colin Warner hopes that when audiences see "Crown Heights" it infuriates them.

‘Gone with the Wind’ pulled from Memphis film series

Times have changed in the South and in the world of film.

Introduction to ‘The Defenders’ 101

“You four: The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, the smart-ass detective, the righteous ex-con and the kid with the glowing fist. The war for New York is here…so get your s--- together.”

‘Leap!’ into the mind of a tiny dancer with heart

Dreams of being a famous ballet dancer dressed in bright pink tutus and a life filled with dazzling pirouettes, all viewed under the spotlights is what makes this sweet new animated story “Leap!” such a charming cinematic family viewing experience.

Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic coming soon to the small screen

The story of Bobbi Kristina Brown's life and tragic death is coming to the small screen.

Overweight white rapper becomes larger-than-life star in ‘Patti Cake$’

Music video director Geremy Jasper knows how to turn an indie underdog into an unlikely rap star