Legendary filmmaker and Morehouse alum Spike Lee has teamed up with the talent agency Gersh to launch a fellowship program for HBCU scholars.
Black Panther scored impressive box office numbers, bringing in an estimated $192 million on the third day of its opening weekend.
Author Roald Dahl’s beloved character, Charlie Bucket, was originally a Black boy. The news sparked a reimagining of the popular film.
As the latest slave film, “12 Years A Slave” makes its way to the box office, there’s already a cry of fatigue from some Black moviegoers. On “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin addressed whether we need more films that dig up our past, like “12 Years A Slave.” A similar debate surrounded “The Butler” and “The Help.” […]
This month, two independent Black films, “We the Party” and “Woman Thou Art Loosed On The 7th Day,” opened on consecutive weekends. When these films entered the “gated community” of movie theaters they encountered a hostility and suspicion by film critics analogous to the experience of Trayvon Martin. Hollywood film critics “stood their ground.” MUST […]
JOHANNESBURG — Two young South African actresses said Tuesday they’re proud to have been part of a film about the harsh realities of AIDS in their country even though the movie missed the final cut for an Academy Award nomination.
It was just after the long Fourth of July weekend when the Ghetto Film School assembled its 2010 fellows at its headquarters in the South Bronx, a few floors above offices of the state parole division. Introductions were made, and then the 21 teenage students eagerly took possession of high-definition video cameras and began learning […]
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