Heads Up Harlem, TV Simulated Explosion Coming

harlemfireOn Thursday, December 8th, 2016, the filming of a television series will include a simulated building explosion in the vicinity of 7th Avenue between West 115th Street and West 114th Street in Harlem, NY. 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 →

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

athena-film-at-barnard1The 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 showcase female leadership or strong female protagonists. Continue Reading →

NYADIFF 2016 Gala Screening At MIST Harlem

mist-filming-in-harlemJoin MIST Harlem and NYADIFF 2016 Gala for a screening and Q&A with Burkinabe director Dani Kouyaté. Continue Reading →

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

followed-by-thousands-in-harlemThe Girls Education Initiative Ghana – US, Inc. (GEIG) will hold an event to commemorate the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Continue Reading →

Atlanta: FOX Screens Lee Daniels’ “STAR” At VIP Red Carpet (Photographs)

star1November 8, 2016 – Last night, FOX previewed the new series “STAR” for an exclusive group of Atlanta influencers during the popular ATL Live on the Park showcase from industry vets Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Stanley Nelson To Be Honored With DOC NYC’s Lifetime Achievement Award

stanley-nelson-wins-awardOn Thursday, November 10, 2016, DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary film festival running Nov. 10-17, will present Stanley Nelson with a Lifetime Achievement Award, given for his distinguished output of documentaries. Continue Reading →

Jimmy Jean-Louis ADIFF’s 2016 Guest Of Honor At Columbia University In Harlem

jjl2-in-harlemSocially conscious actor Jimmy Jean-Louis will be Guest of Honor of the 24th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival.
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“Moonlight,” The Story Of A Miami, That Feels Like Harlem, Oakland, Bed-Stuy, Watts …. (Video)

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“Moonlight,” is a three-part narrative spanning the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of an African-American man who survives Miami’s (or Harlem’s) drug-plagued inner city, finding love in unexpected places and the possibility of change within himself. Continue Reading →

“Not Yo Mama’s Movement (Premiere)” At The Schomburg In Harlem

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Rokhaya Diallo, Afro-Parisienne journalist, antiracism activist, and award-winning filmmaker, turned her camera on an emerging generation of black activists who, in the wake of the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, were able to mobilize international opinion in favor of the protests in America. Continue Reading →