Harlem’s Vanessa del Rio “America’s first Latina star”

975c2b2c51e3f172a9c2c9773fd2fbdeVanessa del Rio was born Ana Maria Sanchez on 31 March,1952 and raised in Spanish Harlem, New York, the daughter of immigrants from Cuba and Puerto Rico.

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First HW Talk Film Event Launches Successfully

Panel TalkingBy Hadasah Ingrid

Harlem World Magazine has officially launched its first ever “HW Talk Series” just recently on June 17th at the Raw Space in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied At Maysles In Harlem (video)

tongues-untied_largeTongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act. Continue Reading →

‘My True Colors Festival’ Talk, Panel And Screenings In Harlem

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Join My True Colors Festival for their sneak peak at Call Me the new scripted series about male escorts, the conversation with journalist Dontre Conerly in a conversation with Call Me creator and event guru Tai Chunn, and a great Q&A session about film/video content creation.   Continue Reading →

ImageNation Screens ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ In Harlem

Half-of-a-yellow-sunPlan your schedule now for what looks to be a great film starring Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Harlem resident Anika Noni Rose with live music by Les Nubians and DJ Eddie Ed. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Clipped Wings They Do Fly” With Bill Duke (video)

bill duke in cryHere’s a trailer for the soon to be released movie “Clipped Wings They Do Fly.” The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in our communities from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Filmmakers Of Color Highlighted In INDIE 80s At BAM (video)

large_sidewalk_stories_2_pubsFrom Friday, July 17 through Thursday, August 27, BAMcinématek and Cinema Conservancy present Indie 80s, a sweeping survey of nearly 70 films from the rough-and-tumble early days of modern American independent cinema. Continue Reading →

Kiki Melendez At The 2015 Dominican Film Festival Spring Soirée (video)

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Last month at the Vacca lounge in New York City, the Dominican Film Festival held it’s 2015 Spring Soirée. Continue Reading →

Summer of Music: Hustlers Convention At Maysles In Harlem (video)

hustlers conventionWhile largely unknown, the 1973 album “Hustlers Convention” is regarded as a cornerstone in the evolution of Hip Hop. Continue Reading →