Sundance Film Festival

Chinonye Chukwu is the first Black woman to win the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for her U.S. Dramatic entry.

The Fort Worth Police Department will drop charges against Jacqueline Craig and Brea Hymond.

Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.

Special to NewsOne by ReBecca Theodore Vachon Whoever said black film is dead, think again. Last night at the Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony,  Ava DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the US Directing Award: Dramatic for her second feature film, Middle of Nowhere.  The movie stars  Emayatzy Corinealdi as a young woman […]

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Department of Defense estimates that more than 19,000 military men and women were sexually assaulted by fellow troops in 2010 while serving in the United States armed forces. At least 20 percent of servicewomen and 1 percent of men – an estimated 500,000 troops – have experienced sexual trauma […]

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Comedian and “30 Rock” cast member Tracy Morgan is back at work in New York after a brief hospitalization in Utah, his publicist said Wednesday. SEE ALSO: FAMU Dismisses Students Charged With Hazing “He appreciates everyone’s support and concern,” Lewis Kay said in an email to The Associated Press. The […]

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Spike Lee just premiered the fifth film in his “continuing chronicles of Brooklyn, N.Y.,” at the Sundance Film Festival, but the filmmaker is still frustrated at the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry. SEE ALSO: Paterno’s Death Shouldn’t Make Him A Victim Dr. Boyce, Roland Martin Talk Tyler Perry, […]

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Comedian and “30 Rock” cast member Tracy Morgan has been released from the hospital after a collapse during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. SEE ALSO: Michael West Says Ghost Punched His Wife–Not Him Publicist Lewis Kay confirms Morgan has left the Park City Medical Center after he […]