Experience Mister Show Business Harlem’s “Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” (Video)

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, runs November 9-16, 2017, at the IFC Center, Cinepolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre. Our pick is Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, about the legendary Harlemite Sammy Davis Jr.,.

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Free Screening “The Kalief Browder Story” In Harlem

Preceded by the award-winning short film DEAR FARTHER, Directed by Richard Louissaint and produced by DJ Hard Hittin Harry and DJ Super JB. Continue Reading →

Rory Kennedy’s Documentary “Take Every Wave: The Life Of Laird Hamilton” And His Harlem State Of Mind

This is the remarkable story of an American icon who was called, “crazy,” “arrogant,” “fearless,” “controversial,” “obnoxious.” If we didn’t know that that person they are talking about changed the sport of big wave surfing forever – you’d think they were talking about a Harlemite! Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me,’ Film Review

The Hollywood Reports that reports that Director Sam Pollard dives into the 60 years of show business career of the iconic entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr., for American Masters. Continue Reading →

The Mayor’s One Film, One New York, Shows “Crooklyn” For Free In Harlem (Video)

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment launched a new program called “One Film, One New York,” which posed the question “What if everyone in New York City watched the same film at the same time?” Continue Reading →

Apply to Our Teen Producers Academy At Maysles In Harlem

The Teen Producers Academy is a year-round after school film program where high school sophomore, junior and senior students work in small teams to make a short documentary.
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Sponsored Love: Reel Sisters Honors Actress Nicole Beharie

On Saturday, October 7th, 2017, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will honor pioneering actresses and Harlem resident Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: SVU), Nicole Beharie (Sleepy Hollow) and Vinie Burrows (Walk Together Children) at our 20th Anniversary awards celebration. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Black Girl Magic Celebrating The Superflyness Of Black Women & Girls 2017 Finale

Show your love in celebration of the Superflyness Of Black Women & Girls from Harlem to Harare presented for free by our friends at Imagenation Foundation event presented at Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Spike Lee Conversation With Quest Love Supreme Pandora Show

This week’s guest on Questlove Supreme is legendary director [easyazon_link identifier=”B000ICXQTC” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Spike Lee[/easyazon_link] – this is the second part of Questlove’s extensive interview. Continue Reading →

Free: Dreaming Up North: Children On The Move Across The Americas In Harlem

As part of its month-long programming initiative focused on Migration, El Museo del Barrio, in collaboration with Colectiva Infancias, and a network of social anthropologists and photographers present a special panel discussion about the migrant child experience. Continue Reading →

Sybil Lewis, The Trailblazing Super Star Of “Miracle In Harlem,” 1948 (Video)

Attractive [easyazon_link identifier=”B006Z34DEK” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Sybil Lewis[/easyazon_link] was one of the best of the 1940’s, one of the most convincing actresses of [easyazon_link identifier=”B004P0BWYE” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Black Cinema[/easyazon_link]. Continue Reading →

Upcoming Movie About Harlem’s Queen Of The Numbers Game

Jezebel writes that there’s an HBO Films project in the works dedicated to the life of Stephanie St. Clair, the legendary Harlem numbers runner. Continue Reading →

BROWN GIRL BEGINS World Premiere At UrbanWorld Film Festival 2017 (Video)

BROWN GIRL BEGINS, a feature film directed by Sharon Lewis will have its world premiere at the 21st annual URBANWORLD Film Festival in New York City, a five day festival event, sponsored by founding partner, HBO and featuring an array of powerhouses such as Ava DuVernay and Chadwick Boseman. Continue Reading →

Who’s Watching, “Copwatch” At Maysles In Harlem

Copwatch is the true story of We Copwatch, an organization whose mission is to film police activity as a non-violent form of protest and deterrent to police brutality. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Common Speaks On The Film, “13th” (Full Video)

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →