“Keanu” Red Band Trailer By Key & Peele (Uncensored video)

keanu finalIn the market for a gangsta pet? Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key are back with “Keanu,” their first feature film. Continue Reading →

The New York African Film Festival At Lincoln Center

FabriceMonteiro2014_prophecy-1_copyright-Fabrice-Monteiro-556x371The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce the lineup for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Ghostbusters‘ Free Fan Fest Today In NYC

ghostbusters84This afternoon, the Tribeca Film Festival is hosting a Ghostbusters extravaganza. Fans will not only be able to attend a free screening of the original movie, but they’ll also be able to play Ghostbusters-themed games, learn how to use a proton pack, hear ghost stories and get a guided tour of FDNY Ladder 8, aka Ghostbusters Headquarters. Continue Reading →

OWN Screens “GREENLEAF” With Oprah Winfrey And Cast In NYC

own premieres keanu in nbycYesterday, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network gave a small group of New York press a first look of its new mega-church drama series “GREENLEAF” at a private luncheon at the Roxy Hotel, New York. Continue Reading →

The Game, Joseline Hernandez, Michael Jai White And More At ‘KEANU’ Screening

Sundy Carter from Basketball Wives1Last night, the stars were out at the Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and All Def Digital hosted a special “All Def Comedy” screening of KEANU at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Continue Reading →

Janet Jackson To Exec Produce Lifetime Movie On Harlem’s Stephanie St. Clair

Stephanie St. ClairLifetime today unveiled its 2016/2017 development slate. Janet Jackson will executive produce the story of 1920’s New York City mobster, Queenie – the first and only woman gangster during the prohibition, set against the backdrop of The Cotton Club. Continue Reading →

‘James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket’ At The Schomburg In Harlem

james baldwinBack in 1989, the 16mm version of James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket received stellar reviews and awards. Now considered a documentary film classic, the original Baldwin film has been re-mastered in 2K HD with the help of the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts in honor of James Baldwin’s 90th birthday. Continue Reading →

Deadline Looms For Up To $150K In Funding For Series Pilots

nbpcProducers and filmmakers wishing to win between $50,000 and $150,000 for their series pilot are gearing up for competition. Applications for the sophomore class of the 360 Incubator and Fund, managed by the Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), are due by March 28. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Sidney Poitier, A Nine-Film Retro At MOMI

in_the_heat_of_the_night_1967_cropbw1Actor, director, activist, and humanitarian, Sidney Poitier was a pioneer on many fronts: He has been called Hollywood’s first black leading man, and was the first African-American actor to win an Academy Award, in 1963.   Continue Reading →

ADIFF Celebrates Woman History Month In Harlem

Stand Down Soldier filmWomen behind the camera are the focus of this month’s African Diaspora International Film Festival film program to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University from Friday, March 25 to Sunday, March 27, 2016. Continue Reading →