NYC Launches Series Of Initiatives Targeting Underrepresentation Of Women In The Film And TV Industry

Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin today announced the launch of a groundbreaking series of initiatives targeting the underrepresentation of women in film and television.

HW Pick: Films About The Black Experience At DOC NYC

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10-17 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Toshiro Mifune, The John Shaft Of Japanese Film

Nearly 20 years after his death, like John Shaft in Harlem, Toshiro Mifune remains a true giant of sexploitive, aggressive, and macho world cinema.

Join The The Athena Film Festival 2016 In Harlem

The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today that it is partnering with IRIS to present the inaugural Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab.

The 8th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival At Maysles In Harlem

Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY and Maysles Cinema. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party and the buzz surrounding this historic milestone Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: See The Film ‘Mavis’ And More At 2016 ImageNation Outdoors In Harlem

Join 2016 ImageNation Outdoors, Harlem Week, HCCI, Harlem World Magazine and other sponsors for the HBO documentary MavisI about the legendary singer Mavis Staples and other free events in Harlem, Continue Reading →

Harlem Int’l Film Festival Awards Mike Colter Best Actor In Marvel’s Luke Cage

Lead actor, Mike Colter, of America Is Still The Place, which was awarded Best Film at Harlem Int’l Film Festival 2015, is back as Harlem’s own hero as Luke Cage in Continue Reading →

Two Film Classics From Maysles Harlem At Maysles Monday’s In Queens

Nowadays, a big back yard with food and drinks on the border of Bushwick and Ridgewood, has invited Maysles Cinema in Harlem to program a free, summer-long, outdoor Monday-night film series all summer. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “As I Open My Eyes” A New Film Set On The Eve Of The Arab Spring (video)

In 2010, we set at home in Harlem watching the Jasmine Revolution televised in Tunis, we may have anticipated some of the possible stories to come out of the of Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Ava Duvernay Will Be First African American Woman to Helm $100 Million Film

Yesterday a list of CA tax credits was announced. On that list was Disney’s Ava Duvernay-helmed film “A Wrinkle in Time.”