‘NYPD Blue’ star hits big screen in ‘From the Rough’

Actor Henry Simmons took time out of his busy schedule to talk with this journalist about his latest movie, “From the Rough,” a movie he stars in with Taraji P. Henson, Michael Clark Duncan and Tom Felton. The movie opened ...

Documentary aims to further mental health conversation amongst Blacks

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 ...

Encore broadcast of ‘The African Americans’ starts May 11

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.

‘Godzilla’: The biggest monster

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!

Nollywood hits NY at the New York African Film Festival

Some of the latest work from talented filmmakers representing the continent of Africa will be presented at the 21st New York African Film Festival

TFF: Legends in our city

“OMG. That’s Quincy Jones, and he’s smiling at you,” murmured Rachel Tiederman, the newest myNewYorkeye multimedia team member, under her breath.

International fare makes Tribeca festive!

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.

Remember Slavery sixth annual Student Videoconference Program

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.

Tyson, Holyfield and, oh yeah, filmmakers Lee Daniels and Ron Howard at Tribeca

“Those who can’t, teach; and those who can, do.” So goes the antiquated notion that is often applied to the arts.

How to get into the film biz!

Harlem Commonwealth Counsel (HCC) will start its five-week production assistant and digital production trainee program this week.

BK director screens first-time project

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 ...

2014 Tribeca Film Festival makes NYC jam-packed with great choices!

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.”

Brooklyn native brings home the NY Emmy

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 ...

Spotlight on Sisters in Cinema at MoCada

New Voices in Black Cinema focused the spotlight on Black females in film for Women’s History Month.

Leguizamo’s ‘Ghetto Klown’ a pitiful disappointment

When the powers at HBO get behind a developing artist, they absolutely pour their resources and passions into that artist’s growth.