Black Artists Make Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival
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Black Artists Make Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic TORONTO (NNPA) – The Toronto International Film Festival has…

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‘Dope’ Revisits the ’Hood, With Joy and Wit
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‘Dope’ Revisits the ’Hood, With Joy and Wit

Jon Caramanica, THE NEW YORK TIMES (The New York Times) — When Shameik Moore got…

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Black Film Festival Shifts Focus to Web as Options Expand
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Black Film Festival Shifts Focus to Web as Options Expand

LUQMAN ADENIYI, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As scrutiny continues over diversity in film…

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#CHIRAQ: More Than Just a Nickname, a Shameful and Tragic Reality for Many
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#CHIRAQ: More Than Just a Nickname, a Shameful and Tragic Reality for Many

A new movie, second term for mayor and summer approaching has all eyes on Chicago’s…

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Tyler Perry on Racism in Hollywood: ‘I’m Not the Person to Ask’
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Tyler Perry on Racism in Hollywood: ‘I’m Not the Person to Ask’

Aja Naomi King Joins Biopic Based on Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion
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Aja Naomi King Joins Biopic Based on Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion

B.G. Henne, A.V. CLUB   (A.V.  Club) — Variety is reporting that How To Get Away…

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Phyllis R. Klotman, Scholar and Archivist of African-American Cinema, Dies at 90
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Phyllis R. Klotman, Scholar and Archivist of African-American Cinema, Dies at 90

Margalit Fox, THE NEW YORK TIMES NEW YORK (The New York Times)—Phyllis R. Klotman, a…

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Anthony Mackie to Star in Jesse Owens Project at Relativity
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Anthony Mackie to Star in Jesse Owens Project at Relativity

  (Variety) – Relativity is in talks to develop a biopic about American track and…

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Film Review: ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’
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Film Review: ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’

  By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Spike Lee, the old guard of Black indie…

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The 2014 American Black Film Festival Premieres in New York City
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The 2014 American Black Film Festival Premieres in New York City

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic In 18 years, the American Black Film Festival has…

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