Tag: African American Cinema

#SaveUnderground: Aisha Hinds on Freedom Dreams and Revolutionary Art – The Root Last week, WGN America announced that it had canceled the critically acclaimed and riveting historical drama Underground. Allegedly moving in a more conservative, programming direction, the network is leaving behind a show that introduced millions of viewers to the relatively unknown network.">#SaveUnderground: Aisha Hinds on Freedom Dreams and Revolutionary Art – The Root Last week, WGN America announced that it had canceled the critically acclaimed and riveting historical drama Underground. Allegedly moving in a more conservative, programming direction, the network is leaving behind a show that introduced millions of viewers to the relatively unknown network.

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Last week, WGN America announced that it had canceled the critically acclaimed and riveting historical drama Underground. Allegedly moving in a more conservative, programming direction, the network is leaving behind a show that introduced millions of viewers to the relatively unknown network.
#SaveUnderground: Aisha Hinds on Freedom Dreams and Revolutionary Art – The Root Last week, WGN America announced that it had canceled the critically acclaimed and riveting historical drama Underground. Allegedly moving in a more conservative, programming direction, the network is leaving behind a show that introduced millions of viewers to the relatively unknown network." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Gina Prince-Bythewood Becomes 1st Black Woman to Direct Superhero Movie – The Root Sony is already creating a buzz for its upcoming film Silver & Black, the studio’s film starring classic Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat, by announcing that writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the film. ">Gina Prince-Bythewood Becomes 1st Black Woman to Direct Superhero Movie – The Root Sony is already creating a buzz for its upcoming film Silver & Black, the studio’s film starring classic Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat, by announcing that writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the film.

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Sony is already creating a buzz for its upcoming film Silver & Black, the studio’s film starring classic Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat, by announcing that writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the film.
Gina Prince-Bythewood Becomes 1st Black Woman to Direct Superhero Movie – The Root Sony is already creating a buzz for its upcoming film Silver & Black, the studio’s film starring classic Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat, by announcing that writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the film. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Here Are All of the Black Folks Nominated for Tony Awards This Year – Ebony Last year's Tony Award's made history. Will this year follow suit?">Here Are All of the Black Folks Nominated for Tony Awards This Year – Ebony Last year's Tony Award's made history. Will this year follow suit?

African American Cinema, Corey Hawkins, Denée Benton, Condola Rashad, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
Last year's Tony Award's made history. Will this year follow suit?
Here Are All of the Black Folks Nominated for Tony Awards This Year – Ebony Last year's Tony Award's made history. Will this year follow suit?" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

New Voices in Black Cinema at BAM April 26-30 – New York Amsterdam News Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.">New Voices in Black Cinema at BAM April 26-30 – New York Amsterdam News Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.

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Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.
New Voices in Black Cinema at BAM April 26-30 – New York Amsterdam News Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

‘Uncode’ Series Seeks to ‘Undo the Miseducation’ Perpetrated on Black Community by Mainstream Media – Atlanta Black Star For the creators of “Uncode,” a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can be summed up in a single phrase: “Damn good.”">‘Uncode’ Series Seeks to ‘Undo the Miseducation’ Perpetrated on Black Community by Mainstream Media – Atlanta Black Star For the creators of “Uncode,” a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can be summed up in a single phrase: “Damn good.”

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For the creators of “Uncode,” a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can be summed up in a single phrase: “Damn good.”
‘Uncode’ Series Seeks to ‘Undo the Miseducation’ Perpetrated on Black Community by Mainstream Media – Atlanta Black Star For the creators of “Uncode,” a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can be summed up in a single phrase: “Damn good.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

A Sibling’s Documentary About His Brother’s Mysterious Murder – Hyperallergic In Strong Island, Yance Ford lays out the peculiar circumstances that surrounded his brother’s murder in 1992, and the void left in its wake.">A Sibling’s Documentary About His Brother’s Mysterious Murder – Hyperallergic In Strong Island, Yance Ford lays out the peculiar circumstances that surrounded his brother’s murder in 1992, and the void left in its wake.

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In Strong Island, Yance Ford lays out the peculiar circumstances that surrounded his brother’s murder in 1992, and the void left in its wake.
A Sibling’s Documentary About His Brother’s Mysterious Murder – Hyperallergic In Strong Island, Yance Ford lays out the peculiar circumstances that surrounded his brother’s murder in 1992, and the void left in its wake." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

8 Films In BAM’s Black Women Festival That We’re Excited to See—And Why They Matter – Okay Africa The only thing I love more than black women starring in movies, is movies made by black women.">8 Films In BAM’s Black Women Festival That We’re Excited to See—And Why They Matter – Okay Africa The only thing I love more than black women starring in movies, is movies made by black women.

Brooklyn Academy of Music, African American Cinema, Black Movies, KOUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
The only thing I love more than black women starring in movies, is movies made by black women.
8 Films In BAM’s Black Women Festival That We’re Excited to See—And Why They Matter – Okay Africa The only thing I love more than black women starring in movies, is movies made by black women." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Film legend and pioneer, Spencer Williams Jr. – New York Amsterdam News Williams’ career was unknown to millions of viewers; they had no idea how significant he was in the early years of movies in America.">Film legend and pioneer, Spencer Williams Jr. – New York Amsterdam News Williams’ career was unknown to millions of viewers; they had no idea how significant he was in the early years of movies in America.

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Williams’ career was unknown to millions of viewers; they had no idea how significant he was in the early years of movies in America.
Film legend and pioneer, Spencer Williams Jr. – New York Amsterdam News Williams’ career was unknown to millions of viewers; they had no idea how significant he was in the early years of movies in America." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More