In 2010, of the over 2,000 recorded completed suicides by African-Americans, about 82 percent of them were completed by African-American males, according to the American Association of Suicidology. “Face of Darkness” filmmakers Squeaky Moore and Kenneth Nelson are hoping that ...
WLIW21 will air a special presentation of noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s groundbreaking series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” on Sunday, May 11 and 18, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Combine every famous woman, man, child, superhero and archvillain who ever dared to make a dent in the cultural lexicon, and they won’t come close to the popularity achieved by the one, the only, international superstar—Godzilla!
Some of the latest work from talented filmmakers representing the continent of Africa will be presented at the 21st New York African Film Festival
“OMG. That’s Quincy Jones, and he’s smiling at you,” murmured Rachel Tiederman, the newest myNewYorkeye multimedia team member, under her breath.
Equality isn’t really a fullproof achievable reality, but the pursuit, as driven by sincere and determined souls, usually delivers a series of welcome surprises.
Every March 25, the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died under the brutal slavery system.
“Those who can’t, teach; and those who can, do.” So goes the antiquated notion that is often applied to the arts.
Harlem Commonwealth Counsel (HCC) will start its five-week production assistant and digital production trainee program this week.
Brooklyn native and first-time director Louisa Brown will premiere her light-hearted film “Eight Limbs of Raja,” which was made in Brooklyn with Brooklyn talent and stars Bridget Barkan (recently in “God’s Pocket” with the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman), on April ...
The festival programmers for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, which will be presented by AT&T on April 16-27, should stand proud and strut with a cocky style often associated with “big pimping.”
On Sunday, March 30, Brooklyn native and five-time New York Emmy nominee Tyrik “Keyz” Washington captured the gold for his musical arrangement “Pamela Gonzales” at the 57th annual New York Emmy Awards Gala, held at the New York City Marriott ...
New Voices in Black Cinema focused the spotlight on Black females in film for Women’s History Month.
When the powers at HBO get behind a developing artist, they absolutely pour their resources and passions into that artist’s growth.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was the “Woman of the Year”, winner of the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing, screenwriter and organizer of the Zanzibar International Film Festival.