Harlem-Based Athena Film Festival Announces 2017 Awardees

The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today its 2017 awardees, celebrating female leaders in the entertainment industry and those who support them.

Harlem Filmmakers, Early Birds Submit Your Film To Reel Sisters

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is seeking films and web series directed, written or produced by women of color.

Reel Sisters Seeks Films for 20th Anniversary!

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is seeking films and web series directed, written or produced by women of color.

Amazon Studios Sponsor Athena Film Festival 2017 List In Harlem (Update)

The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today that Amazon Studios will sponsor the 2017 Athena List, an annual slate of 3-5 screenplays that have yet to be produced and that Continue Reading →

GEIG To Screen Films in Harlem for International Disabilities Day (Video)

The Girls Education Initiative Ghana – US, Inc. (GEIG) will hold an event to commemorate the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).

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 →