Sex: Exploitation, Exploration and Expression At MADIBA Harlem

BB_Digital_Flyer_FINALOn Thursday, May 28, 2015, Harlem’s technology and innovation initiative, Silicon Harlem, teams up with the notable media collective, Black, Brown and Digital (#bbdigital) to bring awareness of and build community with millennial digital content creators of color. Continue Reading →

Tribeca Teaches Forges Path for Future Filmmakers

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As another year has passed at the successful conclusion of the Tribeca Film Festival for 2015, many aspiring filmmakers made their promising marks and debuts on a key red carpet. Furthermore Tribeca organizers along with its visionary founder Robert DiNiro are forging a new path for the next generation of filmmakers.  Continue Reading →

“Blackbird” Patrick Ian Polk Revisits A 1980’s Black LGBT Novel On The Big Screen

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By Tod Roulette

“Take everyone to see this movie…Every mean mother, June Bug, every church member to support this film. This is an important moment and movie for black gay people.” says founder of DBQ magazine, David Bridgeforth on the stage at the Schomburg Center Thursday April 22nd for the premiere of “Blackbird” an updated retelling of Larry Duplechan’s commerical first- a black gay novel published in 1986 for St. Martin’s Press. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s National Black Programming Consortium Wins NEA Grant

downloadThrough its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity. Continue Reading →

Blackbird Soars At The Harlem Premiere

Blackbird- Mo'nique Isiah Washington Julian WalkerBy Claude Jay

The New York City film premiere of Patrik-Ian Polk’s, Blackbird soared into the stratosphere as it dealt with real life and family matters. Continue Reading →

VOODOO, a Harlem Renaissance Opera In Harlem

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Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players join forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman. Continue Reading →

NBPC Launches TV/WEB Series Incubator In Harlem

black fiming makersBy Hadasah IngridAn exciting new initiative is launching this month designed to identify innovative storytellers anticipated to break ground in development for TV and web-series pilots.This inaugural venture is the brainchild of Leslie Fields-Cruz, the new Executive Director of the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC). Continue Reading →