film

Eddie Murphy Signs Three-Picture & First-Look Film Deal with Amazon Studios

We should be seeing a little more of comedy legend Eddie Murphy. After a successful showing of one of the most anticipated movie sequels in recent years, Murphy’s Coming 2 America, the comedian ...

Lee Daniels Fired ‘Precious’ Film Crew After White Cinematographer Failed to Properly Light Brown Skin

While appearing at the Toronto International Film Festival, director Lee Daniels revealed that he had to fire his film crew due to their failure to light the star’s brown skin properly. Daniels ...

Black Film Archive Adds History, Context To More Than 200 Black Movies From 1915 To 1979

Those who want to know who wrote Cooley High or where Shaft In Africa was filmed, can now do so through the Black Film Archive, an online database of Black films. The Black Film Archive, launched last...

Rewriting Black Narratives with the Film Series 8:46

Turning pain into progress, 8:46 Films is a scripted short film series that embraces Black storytelling and reimagines the future eight minutes and 46 seconds at a time.

H.E.R. To Make Feature Film Debut In Remake Of A Classic

Find out which classic the “Focus” singer will star in!

The 2021 Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival Celebrates Black Film, Culture, and Excellence

Hollywood stars, filmmakers, and movie lovers gathered at the 2021 Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) presented by General Motors (GM) earlier this month. Dubbed as “summer’s fi...

Black-Owned MACRO and Beats By Dre Host HBCU Film Pitch Competition

Students and recent alumni of four historically Black colleges and universities in Atlanta have the chance to pitch projects to Hollywood executives.  MACRO, a Hollywood development and production stu...

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