Atlanta: Janelle Monae, Jidenna And More Support ‘MOONLIGHT’

moonlight1Yesterday, A24 Films partnered with the Cinema, Television, & Emerging Media Studies Program of Morehouse College (CTEMS) to bring the cast of MOONLIGHT to campus. Students enjoyed a private screening with a Q&A session moderated by Professor Stephane Dunn. Continue Reading →

A Free Screening Of “The Man Who Mends Women,” In Harlem

manwhomendswomenposterJoin us for October’s ADIFF TC Cine-Club for a free screening of the film The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hyppocrates, about the remarkable Dr. Denis Mukwege who was on the short list for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Continue Reading →

NBPC Producers Look For The Right Pitch With ‘American Idol’ Type Contest

nbpcThe second annual National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) Pitch Black Forum will be held on Thursday. The live, interactive pitching session, a spirited battle of content creators participating in the Harlem-based media arts organization’s national 360 Incubator and Fund, will be held at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Toshiro Mifune, The John Shaft Of Japanese Film

toshiro-mifune-600x377Nearly 20 years after his death, like John Shaft in Harlem, Toshiro Mifune remains a true giant of sexploitive, aggressive, and macho world cinema. Continue Reading →

Cathy Hughes And Others At The Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony In Harlem

Cathy_Hughes__2_On Friday, October 14, 6:30 pm, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder of TV One/Radio One, and the Trailblazer Award to Naturi Naughton, award-winning actress noted for her role as Tasha St. Patrick in the hit Starz drama Power. Continue Reading →

Nate Parker’s “The Birth Of A Nation,” Arrives At AMC Magic Johnson In Harlem (Video)

harlem1This week, Fox Searchlight held community-focused screenings of the new film The Birth of a Nation* in various markets around the country in Los Angeles, Charlotte, Detroit, HoustonMiami, Queens and Harlem. Continue Reading →

See “The Choice 2016” By Frontline’s Michael Kirk

clinton-and-trump-film1Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern US history. Continue Reading →

Join The The Athena Film Festival 2016 In Harlem

athena-film-at-barnard1The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today that it is partnering with IRIS to present the inaugural Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab. Continue Reading →

Cave Canem 20th Anniversary And Black Power 50 Present “Freedom Now!” At The Schomburg (Video)

oct-19-woman-1Cave Canem’s 20th anniversary and the Schomburg Center, for our year-long exploration of the Black Power Movement, will present  an intergenerational, interdisciplinary performance based on the musical composition of jazz composer and drummer Max Roach’s 1961 Freedom Now Suite. Continue Reading →

Join “The Birth Of A Nation,” Livestream With The Cast At AOL Build (Update)

https-%2f%2fcdn-evbuc-com%2fimages%2f24550084%2f163226294571%2f1%2foriginalJoin the cast of the critically acclaimed film, “The Birth of a Nation,” when they visit BUILD to discuss the period drama based on the story of Nat Turner. Continue Reading →