HBO has confirmed a fresh array of thought-provoking documentaries for the second half of 2018, including Susan Lacy’s JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, the intimate story of an icon;
What Will it Take for the Gun Violence to End? Vision Films Presents the Incredibly Powerful and Socially Relevant Film, JASON’S LETTER Available on DVD/VOD on August 1
Vision Films and Diamond Mind Media Group are proud to present the provocative new drama, Jason’s Letter. At a time when gun control is a highly controversial and much talked about topic in the United States, the must-see film, written and directed by Terrance Tykeem is sure to provoke conversation regarding what it takes for a much needed change to take place.
The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Partner to Host Annual Community Day Event On Father’s Day
The 22nd American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will celebrate Father’s Day with their annual Community Day event, in partnership with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB).
Above: Note: This scene is direct commentary to the Whitney Biennale, which shares initials with the featured Western Beef storefront. Two YAMS collective members, Koo and Luvinski, dress up as janitors and pretend to fight each other in the parking lot.
Above: Bouchra Khalili, “Speeches – Chapter 1: Mother Tongue” (still) from The Speeches Series, 2012-2013. Video trilogy. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Polaris, Paris.
Above: James Balo, 12 Heads, mixed media and paint 2017. The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established by Lin and Ted Arison to identify and nurture the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, and to assist them at a critical juncture in their educational and professional development.
Above:Gabriel Abrantes, Ornithes (still), 2013. 16mm film. Courtesy of Mutual Respect Productions and the artist Zhou Tao, Tamara Henderson, Babette Mangolte, Jean Painlevé, Cauleen Smith, Jan Švankmajer, Joan Jonas, Bahar Noorizadeh, William Kentridge, Shireen Seno, Jeremy Shaw, Sky Hopinka, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Jumana Manna, James N.
The brutality of the Jim Crow era is well known to most. The casual terror unleashed on black bodies and psyches through lynchings and beatings still echoes loudly through our collective memory, even for those who were born under the first black president.
OSN, the Middle East, and North Africa region’s leading entertainment network, has signed the first partnership deal in the region with Netflix – the world’s leading internet entertainment service – marking a bold first step for industry collaboration and integration.
REGINALD F. LEWIS, FIRST BLACK $BILLION DOLLAR DEALMAKER — NEW DOCUMENTARY TO BE BROADCAST IN FEBRUARY, BLACK HISTORY MONTH
WNET has announced the television premiere of Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire (Watch the trailer).