Above: Left, Morayo Akandé as Rebecca Atkinson and Moyo Akandé as Emma Atkinson. Photo by Jonathan Birch. When we think of slavery and the Atlantic Slave trade, we picture the Americas and the Caribbean.
Prolific writer, producer and television hitmaker Shonda Rhimes is bringing her Shondaland production company to Netflix under a multi-year deal to produce new series and other projects.
This summer, Pérez Art Museum Miami ( PAMM) featured a screening series of the work of Black Audio Film Collective, the pioneering group of British filmmakers and artists whose work in the 1980s and 1990s continues to stand as a touchstone in black cinema, thanks to its exploration of issues of identity, representation, and social and civic oppression of diasporic peoples in Thatcher-era Britain.
With exactly six months until Day One of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Institute today detailed a standalone Episodic section, the return of ‘The New Climate’ strand of environmental work and a new award.
The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) opened June 14 in Miami Beach. This film and actors retreat is a popular weekend for Black filmmakers and performers alike with the crown jewel being the HBO Short Film Competition.
The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Partner to Host Community Day Film Screenings Father’s Day Weekend
The 21st American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is set to close its expansive schedule with a spirited community event in partnership with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), in tandem with Miami Film Month.This annual Community Day celebration will take place on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, Fl 33137) from 3pm-10pm.
Bill Duke Explores the Controversial Issue of Women Becoming Catholic Priests in New Film, “Created Equal”
Above: Bill Duke (center) with the Created Equal cast: (L to R) GregAlan Williams, Susan LaBrecque, Lou Diamond Phillips, Yohance Myles, Aaron Tveit and Edy Ganem It’s been six years since famed actor/director Bill Duke stunned audiences with his shocking documentary, Dark Girls.
June is Film Month in Miami and Elijah Wells,Overtown native filmmaker and Founder of Elijah Wells Film, LLC is pulling out all the stops for his 2nd edition of artistic excellence by bringing together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and industry influencers for this year’s Elijah Wells Youth Indie Film Festival(EWYIFF), on June 2-3, 2017 at the Historic Lyric Theater( 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136).This year’s ambassador is musician, actor Romeo Miller(Growing up Hip Hop).
Celebrated Cuban-born singer La Lupe, whose infectious sound helped lay the foundation for Latin music in America, will be honored during a tribute at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m.