African Diaspora International Film Fest celebrates 26th year

New films from the motherland—Africa—will screen from Nov. 23 to Dec. 8 at the 2018 African Diaspora International Film Festival, which is celebrating their 26th year, an impressive feat.

African Diaspora Film Festival takes on “Who is Black in America?”

The 26th annual installment of the African Diaspora International Film Festival promises to tackle the topic: “Who is Black in America?”

South African film ‘Vaya’ comes to Harlem

New York residents got a chance to see the South African film “Vaya” at its New York premiere in Harlem Oct. 27 and Oct. 28.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events

Greetings! Back from my hometown, the Queen City of the Great Lakes, Buffalo, N.Y., as a newly inducted member of the 36th annual Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Class of 2018.

Baldwin would approve of Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

One of Harlem’s most beloved sons, James Baldwin, I think, would approve of the film adaption of his 1974 novel “If Beale Street Could Talk” that “Moonlight” writer-director Barry Jenkins has lovingly crafted.

EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the upcoming gospel film 'Revival! The Experience'

The Amsterdam News is proud to share an exclusive first look at Harry Lennix's upcoming film "REVIVAL! The Experience"

Brooklyn Horror Film Fest returns Oct. 11-18

New York City, one of the most exciting cities in the world, can “scare” with the best of them, and the borough of Brooklyn is serving up creepy—again—with the annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.

Zoë Kravitz to star in ‘High Fidelity’ TV series

Zoë Kravitz, daughter of rock musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, is slated to star in a “High Fidelity” television reboot of the 2000 film.

56th New York Film Festival runs through Oct. 14

The 56th New York Film Festival opened, last week, with Yorgos Lanthimos’ bold new film “The Favourite.”

‘Black Panther’ costume designer to receive Madiba Humanitarian Award

Oct. 13, famed movie costume designer Ruth Carter will receive the Madiba Humanitarian Award from the Bedford Stuyvesant Museum of African Art.

Trymaine Lee wins Emmy Award

Pulitzer Prize-winning MSNBC reporter Trymaine Lee earned his first Emmy Award for his coverage of gun violence in Chicago.

‘Night School’—critic-proof comedy with an evergreen shelf life

Here’s the good news: the success of “Night School” by director Malcolm D. Lee does not live or die by the whim of any critic because Lee understands what’s funny to the collective “us” and by “us” I mean folks, ...

Red carpet moments at the latest Urbanworld Film Fest

One of the fun parts of film festivals is being able to see up-and-coming film talent - both behind and in front of the camera - make their way down the red carpet.

Urbanworld 2018 films that will keep you on the edge of your seat

The following films—all of them Spotlight selections—had audiences at the latest Urbanworld Film Festival crying, laughing, cheering and screaming in unison as they rooted for the characters.

Red carpet moments at the latest Urbanworld Film Fest

One of the fun parts of film festivals is being able to see up-and-coming film talent, both behind as well as in front of the camera, make their way down the red carpet.