HW Pick: Royalty At The Sundance Film Festival 2016

As the 2016 Sundance Film Festival draws to a close this past weekend, let’s take a look back and assess what just happened. Beyond finding out what movies were good Continue Reading →

The Athena Film Festival 2016 At Barnard College At Harlem

Now in its sixth year, the Athena Film Festival — a celebration of women and leadership—is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership in real life Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “When AIDS Was Funny,” A New Chilling Film

One of the most prominent stains on the reputation of the much-mythologized Reagan administration was its response, or lack of response, to the AIDS crisis as it began to ravage Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Senegal Film Festival, From Senegal With Love (update)

The organizers of the Senegal Film Festival, known as Voyage Sur Le Fleuve Senegal/ Cinema Du Fleuve, held every two years in the historic port city of Saint-Louis also known Continue Reading →

Home To Harlem 100 Years In Black Film History At The Schomburg (video)

Join preeminent Harlem scholar and architect John T. Reddick, scholar and artist, Lenwood O. Sloan and performer and activist Liza Jesse Peterson for an afternoon exploring the rich legacy of Continue Reading →

“CONSUMED” A New Film Starring Harlem’s Danny Glover (video)

The new movie called CONSUMED, directed by Daryl Wein and starring Zoe Lister-Jones (new CBS show Life in Pieces), Victor Garber (Argo, Alias), Taylor Kinney (Chicago Fire), and star Harlemite Danny Glover. 

Harloween: ‘Blacula’ 1972, Best Horror Film (Video)

In honor of the Halloween season, we at Harlem World Magazine decided to pay homage to our best classic horror film Blacula from 1972.

4 Iconic Film Locations Shot In Harlem, New York

We love Bob Egans site PopSpotsNYC, the site finds the exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history and how a Pop Culture Detective tracks them down. Continue Reading →

Arthur Mitchell And Friends Film At Columbia U, Harlem

Join the conversation and film screening on the leader, legend and trailblazer Harlem-born Arthur Mitchell, the first African-American star of New York City Ballet.

HW Pick: Harlem’s ‘Mary Lou Williams,’ A Film Presented By African Voices Magazine

Mary Lou Williams was a true Harlemite, who was jamming with McKinney’s Cotton Pickers at Harlem’s Rhythm Club. Louis Armstrong entered the room and paused to listen to her. Mary Lou Continue Reading →