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 →

Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush At Maysles In Harlem

58def6c3-6f3c-4a6e-91ec-0a62065bbc33The film explores Charlotte O’Neal’s, aka Mama C’s, decade’s long project of coming to terms with who she is an African American raised in Kansas City, KS, the “jazz-capital of the world,” who has lived most of her life in Africa, the place from where her ancestors were forced to make the “middle-passage.” Continue Reading →

‘Pitch Black’ Focus On Black Scripted Series To Black TV and Web series

black fiming makersWith television networks having recently grasped that the most loyal viewers—Blacks—want to see themselves on scripted series, the nation’s primary presenter of Black historical and contemporary stories on public television is making the case that these audiences  are also clamoring for more diverse nonfiction TV and Web content. Continue Reading →