It has been a tumultuous couple of weeks for Black folks in America. The unjust loss of Black life coupled with the reverberating financial and emotional impacts of COVID-19 is traumatizing.
Today Netflix and production company Fiction Valley announce the first Dutch Netflix feature film. The film is written by Golden Calf winning duo, Shady El-Hamus (De Libi, Nightshade) and Jeroen Scholten van Aschat (De Libi, Fenix).
When Liberty Burns, an incisive look at Miami’s infamous 1980 race riots in Liberty City stemming from the fatal police beating of Arthur McDuffie, directed by Dudley Alexis, has won the $30,000 Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award, the most anticipated prize of the 37th edition of Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival.
Above: Yaani King Mondschein, Elle Lorraine, and Lena Waithe appears in Bad Hair by Justin Simien, an official selection of the Midnight program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Film About the McDuffie Riots, by Black Filmmaker , and Others Compete for Miami Film Festival Prize
The Burnt Orange Heresy, the fifth screen adaptation of the works of late Miami noir novelist Charles Willeford, starring Mick Jagger, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Debicki and Claes Bang, will open the 37th edition of Miami Dade College (MDC)’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival, on Friday, March 6 at downtown Miami’s historic Olympia Theater.
Black History Month Recognized with Special Documentary HOLLYWOOD’S ARCHITECT: THE PAUL R. WILLIAMS STORY Premiering on PBS SoCal
PBS SoCal, Southern California’s home for the premieres of new PBS programs, announced today the debut of a new documentary Hollywood’s Architect: The Paul R.
Sundance Institute announced today that Jason Blum, Ebs Burnough, Lynette Wallworth and Lisa-Michele Church will join the Institute’s Board of Trustees. The new Trustees bring deep experience and broad expertise spanning communications, emerging media, and film production to the Institute’s governance, and will work closely with President &
The new season of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange continues with a revealing look at CNN commentator and attorney Bakari Sellers’ courageous quest to become lieutenant governor of South Carolina in While I Breathe, I Hope.