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Free first previews at Public Theater with ‘Cyprus Avenue’

Ronke Adekoluejo joins Stephen Rea in “Cyprus Avenue,” which begins previews Saturday, June 2, at The Public Theater. The new play is written by David Ireland and directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. Rea last performed at The ...

What to expect in this season’s ‘Queen Sugar’

It’s always a “yes” to an invitation that’s extended by the public relations team from OWN, especially when they are providing a glimpse of the new season of Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar.”

Social media buzzing over Black ABC executive who canceled 'Roseanne'

Before Tuesday, most people didn't know who ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey was.

‘Roseanne’ reboot canceled after star posts racist Tweet about Valerie Jarrett

ABC has cancelled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” after the show’s biggest star Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.

Spike Lee wins Grand Prix Award at Cannes

Filmmaker, provocateur and NYC legend Spike Lee was awarded the Grand Prix Award at the Cannes film festival for his newest film, “BlacKkKlansman.”

Documentary on America’s first black billionaire screened at Cannes

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), co-hosted an event celebrating international filmmakers and the European premiere of a documentary about the life and legacy of Reginald F. Lewis, America’s first Black ...

South African filmmakers sound off at New York African Film Festival

It’s been a quarter of a century since Mahen Bonetti founded the New York African Film Festival at Lincoln Center.

New York African Film Fest celebrates 25 years

There is much to be learned by watching well-made movies.

Gabrielle Union brings it in ‘Breaking In’

The new film “Breaking In,” starring Gabrielle Union and directed by Lewis McTeaguei, is an exciting home invasion thriller.

Lucasfilm hires first Black woman director for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

A very special announcement has been reported detailing the hiring of the first Black female director at Lucasfilm.

‘Avengers: Infinity War’—Worth seeing twice!

“Avengers: Infinity War” is the 19th push into the Marvel Comics Universe.

Lucasfilm hires first Black woman director for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

A very special announcement has been reported detailing the hiring of the first Black female director at Lucasfilm. Lucasfilm is the creator of the “Star Wars” movie franchise and George Lucas’ film company.

‘United Skates’—a perfect film

Do you know anything about the Black skating culture in this country? You now have an opportunity to peek inside this subculture and frankly be amazed. It’s dope.

Tribeca Film Festival hosts screening and Q&A for ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival this past Friday night screened the first episode of a six episode series co-produced by hip-hop impresario JAY-Z called “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.”

The jewels of Tribeca Film Fest, through April 28

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival ends April 28, but here are some highlights you can catch from now through Saturday, April 28.