ImageNation Hot Pick: “The 13th,” Directed by Ava DuVernay

The 13TH is a great Hot Pick from Harlem’s ImageNation, the title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Continue Reading →

50 Years Of Cultural Heritage Celebrated At Loíza Festival 2017 In El Barrio

With a three-day event, the Annual Festival Santiago Apóstol de Loíza in El Barrio celebrates a half century of African influence of the Puerto Rican and Latino immigrant communities settled in New York City. Continue Reading →

Check Out The Wacky That’s Not My Arm, “Girls Trip” Film Coming To Harlem Teaser (2017)

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival  – what happens at the festival stays at the festival. Continue Reading →

The American Black Film Festival + TV One 2017 Fabulous Premiere (Photographs)

TV One delighted fans with a sneak peek into two engaging films and star-studded Q&A’s during the 21st Annual American Black Film Festival held in Miami this weekend. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 16th Annual New York Asian Film Festival 2017 (Video)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today updated awardees and special guests for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society and July 14 to 16 at the SVA Theatre. Continue Reading →

ImageNation Partners With Power 105.1 For Their Film And Music Festival 2017

ImageNation Cinema Foundation is excited to announce their new partnerships with Power 105.1 FM and Urban Movie Channel for their 15th annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Six Nights of Soul Cinema and Music Under the Stars. Continue Reading →

Union Settlement Association 25th Annual Ethnic Festival 2017 In Harlem (Photographs)

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, was the Union Settlement Association 25th Annual Ethnic Festival 2017, was celebrated with special activities for the week leading up to the Festival. Continue Reading →

Rewind: ‘Best Of’ Film Series’ At The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture In Harlem

As part of the Schomburg’s rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of are featuring black talent across the African diaspora in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

New York African Film Festival 2017 Kicks Off At Film Society Of Lincoln Center

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. have joined forces once again, to present the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9, 2017. Continue Reading →

The Athena Film Festival In Harlem

Now in its seventh year, The Athena Film Festival is four days of inspiring films that honor courageous and audacious women in real life and the fictional world. Continue Reading →

Maysles Documentary Center’s First-Ever Youth Media Festival In Harlem

The Van Lier Fellows want you to share your unique perspective on your community in this bustling city in our first youth-run showcase! Continue Reading →

Harlem Filmmakers, Early Birds Submit Your Film To Reel Sisters

reel sisters1Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is seeking films and web series directed, written or produced by women of color. Continue Reading →

Reel Sisters Seeks Films for 20th Anniversary!

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

The City College of New York Langston Hughes Festival Honors Ntozake Shange

ntozake-shange1Seminal poet, performance artist, playwright, and novelist Ntozake Shange is best known for her 1975 award winning theatre piece For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: BESLA Heads To Mexico for 36th Annual Conference With Jim Brown And Others

besla-heads-to-mexico1If you are ready for a break from work in Harlem the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association (BESLA) has announced their 36th Annual Conference will take place October 19-23, 2016 at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
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