The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” premiered at the Milwaukee Film Festival on September 28, 2015. Director Stanley Nelson spent the day in Milwaukee
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An 85 year old African-American WWII vet, husband, and father born in Baltimore, MD but living in Milwaukee, WI is the subject of an inspirational documentary entitled “Clarence.”
After a successful launch at the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival, the Black Lens series returns in 2015 for a second year.
in the documentary “25 to Life” about William Brawner who contracted HIV at the tender age of 18 months. Brawner was sworn to secrecy by his mother who was simultaneously facing her own guilt and trying to protect him from societal stigma
Inspired by the confluence of a sold out and diverse crowd at last year’s screening of “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” at Milwaukee Film Festival (MFF), it became clear that there was an interest in the festival featuring more films by black filmmakers and focused on topics affecting …
This year’s nominees for the 2014 American Black Film Festival Hollywood Awards have just been announced…you to determine the winners by casting your vote on the website abffhollywoodawards.com. Voting opens on January 15 and closes on January 22.
A great story translated into an OK film, “In the Hive” is the first Robert Townsend flick that I’ve seen since the early 90s. Nonetheless, it’s worth supporting in the theaters for three reasons…Loretta Devine…Michael Clarke Duncan…Jonathan “Lil J” McDaniel
Documentary Channel (DOC) is proud to announce the US television premiere of director Janks Morton’s award-winning documentary film “What Black Men Think” on Tuesday, May 29 (8p ET/PT)…”What Black Men Think” is an eye-opening look at the race issues that are still very prevalent in the United States today.
In his new book, “Meanings Beneath the Skin: The Evolution of African Americans,” psychology professor and African American scholar, Sherle Boone, argues the psychological make-up of African Americans is more closely aligned to White Americans than blacks originally from countries other than the United States.
“Leaving Home: An HBCU Story” is a brainchild of Rustin “Roundup Russy” Moore that began as a Kickstarter film project entitled “First 48: HBCU Edition”..“I wanted to bring the HBCU experience to children who may not have the opportunity to go on HBCU tours. I think it will also be a resource to parents to ease their concerns of sending their child off to school at one of our sacred institutions.
In celebration and support of diversity and innovation in independent filmmaking, the Sundance Institute and Honda have formed The Honda Power of Dreams Lab Fellowship to recognize an outstanding filmmaker participating in the Institute’s renowned Feature Film Program Directors Lab.
The response for the 5th annual competitions has been tremendous. With artists featured from eighteen countries and thirty U.S. states, it’s AFP’s most diverse Clash of the Artists yet. Please take a few minutes and explore some of the artist’s work.
he 2011 Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) www.hfas.org is moving ahead full steam to its gala opening on Friday, February 25, 2011 with Susan Taylor…the 2011 HFAS, one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious collections of works by African American artists from around the world…runs from February 25-27 at the historic Riverside Church in Harlem.
Film Life, Inc., announces the 15th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to be held in Miami, Florida, July 6-9, 2011. The ABFF is an industry retreat and competitive showcase of independent Black film. Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO®), returns for the fourteenth year in support of the festival’s mission to strengthen the Black filmmaking community through resource sharing, education, artistic collaboration and career development.