Above: Dee Rees at the Tribeca Talks with Queen Latifa. Kurt Iswarienko/Netflix Deadline is reporting that MGM has set Dee Rees to write and direct a feature film adaptation of George Gershwin’s acclaimed Porgy and Bess.
Above: Sammy Baloji, A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes, Framer Framed, 2018. Installation view © Framer Framed / Eva Broekema Other Tales is Sammy Baloji’s first solo exhibition in both Sweden and Denmark, curated by Matteo Lucchetti.
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.
Today, Sundance Institute announced Tabitha Jackson as the new Director of the Sundance Film Festival. Jackson was chosen from a worldwide search and follows outgoing Director, John Cooper, who served in the role for 11 years and will assume a newly-created Emeritus Director role.
Above: BARBARA JOHNSON ZUBER (1926 – 2019)Jump Rope. Oil on cotton canvas, circa 1970. 762×1524 mm; 30×60 inches. Signed in oil, lower right Sale total:
Above: Purple Girl Swirl by Pamela Council. The Joan Mitchell Foundation pleased to announce the 37 artists who have been awarded 2020 residencies at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans.
Job Opportunity: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY in CAIRO Associate/Professor of Practice in Graphic Design Position Available
The American University in Cairo Graphic Design program is requesting a full-time position of Professor or Associate Professor of Practice in Graphic Design to begin fall 2020.