Reel Sisters 2017 At AMC’s Magic Johnson Theater And Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Harlem World partner Reel Sisters proudly announces that our 20th Anniversary festival will be held in downtown Brooklyn’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and AMC’s Magic Johnson Theater in Harlem on October 21-22, 2017! Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Exclusive Screening Of “In The Morning” At Raw Space In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, I attended a special advance Cocktails & Cinema screening of the film “In The Morning,” to a packed house at ImageNation’s Raw Space in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Francine Everett, “The Most Beautiful Girl in Harlem,” 1940s (video)

Francine Everett, April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999, was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

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Harlem’s Ilfenesh Hadera, A New Baywatch Beauty Who Gives Back (Video)

Grunge Cake reports that Ilfenesh Hadera, the Harlem, New York-native actress is the latest talent to join the new Baywatch film cast.  Continue Reading →

“Made In Harlem: Mr. Untouchable”, The Leroy “Nicky” Barnes Story In Harlem

The legendary Leroy “Nicky” Barnes ruled Harlem for the first half of the 1970s, rising from a common drug dealer to the leader of a criminal empire dubbed the Council, trading largely in heroin and cocaine, brokered through close ties with the Mafia. 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 →

Made In Harlem #Rucker 50 At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

Malcolm X stated, “History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.” Continue Reading →

Apply To Maysles Center’s Teen Producers Academy’s 2017 Summer Program

The Maysles Documentary Center is now accepting applications for our Teen Producers Academy’s 2017 Summer Program, a six week film intensive where students work in small groups to produce a documentary on a subject important to them and their communities. Continue Reading →

Andrew McCarthy A Former Brat Pack Heartthrob Harlemite Now A Novelist

Andrew McCarthy spent his youth playing teens in Brat Pack movies such as “Pretty in Pink.” Now the 54-year-old is writing about them. Continue Reading →