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  • Filmmaker Ava DuVernay talks about why she isn’t a fan of the word “diversity” and opts for “inclusion” instead. She uses a story about the group that votes on the Academy Awards to underscore why it’s so important. _______ Subscribe to Black Media Minute podcast: https://goo.gl/RUP5kb Twitter: http://twitter.com/BlkMediaMinute Facebook:http://twitter.com/BlackMediaMinute

  • Reelblack sat down with filmmaker Tanya Hamilton to talk about her debut feature, NIGHT CATCHES US. Filmed entirely in Philadelphia, it took nearly 10 years to develop and stars Kerry Washington and Anthony Mackie. A hit at the Sundance Film Festival and Lincoln Center’s New Directors/New Films, It opens in Philadelphia, New York and Santa…

  • Film Producer Effie T. Brown (Real Women Have Curves, Dear White People) delivers the Sunday keynote at the 2016 Film Independent Forum at the Directors Guild in Los Angeles. The Film Independent Forum is a weekend packed with real-world case studies, practical solutions, off-the-record discussions and unique networking opportunities to help independent filmmakers make, sell,…

  • PLEASE SHOW SUPPORT AT: https://igg.me/at/prisonlogic PERKS are first come first serve! * Speaking Roles (still available) * Be TJ’s assistant (still available) * Featured Extras (still available) * Walk the Red Carpet (still available) * Premiere & After Party Tix (still available). And many, many more… – WHAT’S THIS MOVIE ABOUT? The movie, PRISON LOGIC…

  • “Love, New York” is a short comedy film starring Sydney Morton as Carmen; a struggling New York Actress who accidentally grabs the wrong cup of coffee on her way to an important audition, leaving her fighting a lot more than just nerves. Written and Directed by Dionna McMillian. Social Media http://facebook.com/lovenewyorkfilm http://twitter.com/dionnafilm http://dionnam.com

  • A 6-minute history of black cinema produced for Turner Classic Movies TCM by Walid Khaldi of Golden Moon Films.

  • This September, catch the new thriller starring Morris Chestnut & Regina Hall. Find out how #ItAllWentWrong https://www.facebook.com/WhenBoughBreaks https://twitter.com/WhenBoughBreaks https://www.instagram.com/WhenBoughBreaks Subscribe to Sony Pictures for exclusive content: http://bit.ly/SonyPicsSubscribe Synopsis: John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire…

  • 100 STREETS, a powerful ensemble drama, follows three contrasting and interwoven stories as they play out in one square mile of modern day London. A former rugby player, Max (Idris Elba), struggles to find a life off the field while fighting to save his marriage to former actress Emily (Gemma Arterton). Kingsley (Franz Drameh of…

  • Host Dave Chappelle jokes about Donald Trump being elected president and how being rich has changed his life.

  • A documentary that reveals how a forgotten record by the Incredible Bongo Band helped cement the foundation of hip hop when DJ Herc extended its percussion by playing them back to back, creating an anthem on the streets of the Bronx. Producer: Tara Larsen Cinematographer: Philip Hurn Composer: Perry Botkin Jr.: http://j.mp/15hrLrA

  • Dave Chappelle hosts Saturday Night Live on November 12, 2016, with musical guest A Tribe Called Quest.

  • A pivotal moment of escape. Until he reaches higher ground. Short film starring and directed by Frank Faucette @frankfaucette

  • Two women. One blockbuster dream. Support the return of sisterhood to the silver screen. Support the campaign on Indiegogo. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/if-not-now-when-a-meagan-good-tamara-bass-film Have you ever wanted to support not just big names, but big talent? Have you ever wanted to have decision-making power in creating more diversity onscreen? Have you ever had the desire to champion powerful,…

  • NEW SNEAK PEEK FROM THE FILM HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit,…

  • Get a behind the scenes look at our weekend in New Orleans. Huge thanks to HBO and Chevrolet for making our “Insecure” screening so memorable! #InsecureHBO premieres Sunday, October 9th. Edited by Taylor Mason. WATCH THE TEASER for InsecureHBO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veqxnUWa1Hk WATCH THE PROMO for InsecureHBO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NikbnsqXDkA

  • CLOSE TO THE ENEMY is a 6-episode original miniseries written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff. A British intelligence officer has to ensure that a captured German scientist helps the British develop jet aircraft.

  • BBC AMERICA’s Undercover is a new political thriller told through a family on the brink of destruction. From BAFTA-winning screenwriter Peter Moffat (The Night Of, Criminal Justice), the six-part series follows Maya Cobbina (Sophie Okonedo), a spirited and passionate barrister (lawyer), who is about to become the first black Director of Public Prosecutions – the highest-ranking public prosecutor role…

  • Black is the New Black Episode 3/4, 20th November 2016

  • Black is the New Black Episode 2/4, 13th November 2016

  • Director: Dorian Chandler Trailer Editor: Steliyan Nikolov Film Description: America is a country that is run by money. The desire and ability to be financially intelligent is arguably the single most important factor in determining whether a person is going to end up at the top of the pile or at the bottom. Being black…

  • In a rare interview by Reba Merrill, Denzel Washington distinguishes between making a life and earning a living.

  • Sterling K. Brown won the Emmy for OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

  • All (Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, Cecily Strong) but two friends (Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock) are surprised by Donald Trump’s victory while watching the election results roll in.

  • Comedian, writer, producer, actress Issa Rae stopped by The Breakfast Club to discuss her HBO Series “Insecure”, her book Confessions of an Awkward Black Girl and much more.

  • Close to the Enemy Episode 2 clip | Acorn TV In this clip Angela Bassett is radiant, as usual, as an ex-pat musician in the UK. Suspicions of her leftist leanings follow her across the pond. An all-star cast including Jim Sturgess, Alfred Molina, Angela Bassett, Alfie Allen, Lindsay Duncan, Charlotte Riley, and August Diehl…

  • SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO The legendary showcase with the toughest audience returns MON DEC 5 on FOX! Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey will host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, a two-hour event and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series, in which Harvey will celebrate his return to the famed theater, where he launched his own…

  • Guest star Phylicia Rashad in the “What We May Be” ep. of EMPIRE Diana Isn’t Happy About Cookie’s Tardiness | Season 3 Ep. 7 | EMPIRE Angelo and Diana wait for Cookie to arrive at the fundraiser. The drama returns in Season Three, as the battle continues for the Soul of Empire. Each member of…

  • Title: Ep 5 – The Black Hollywood Think Tank The Sony Hack Red Pill or Blue Pill Episode Notes: This episode examines the impact of leaked emails by Sony Executives, and Black Hollywood going forward after the true culture of Hollywoodâ??s decision makers has been put on display. Black Hollywood as it exists today has…

  • 100 streets is a multi-layered drama feature film set in London & starring Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton-released in the U.K. Nov 11 and worldwide in Jan 2017

  • The fact that Kevin Sampson is not just a film critic, but a writer, producer, and director as well makes his understanding of cinema even better. Coming from a theoretical and hands on approach, he understands both sides of the struggle of viewing and creating great works. After receiving an MFA in Film & Electronic…

  • We present our interviews with the cast and crew of Jeff Nichols’ Loving from the 2016 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF16). Stefan Pape interviews Terri Abney on the red carpet. The film tells the story of an interracial couple waging a decade long legal battle that led to the overturning of the state of Virginia’s law…

  • Kevin Hart chats about building his Laugh Out Loud Network, whether he’s expecting another baby, getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, his latest film What Now and much more with The Breakfast Club ► Don’t forget to click the Subscribe button to be notified of new interviews! http://bit.ly/2dinONx ► Tune In For…

  • Coming December 6th. Off the cuff and out of this world. Blowing minds with music, stand-up and improvised scenes from the sitcom in his mind. Reggie Watts: Spatial on Netflix.

  • Not quite sure we need another Barack Obama film this soon (on the fence about the other one as well) but this one looks well done. A strong trailer backed by the soulful-stylings of Anthony Hamilton shows the gritty rise of our 44th President in 1980’s NYC. Do we run the risk of overdoing the…

  • The good, the extreme, and the completely insane… this is xXx. Watch Vin Diesel and the xXx team in the new trailer for xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1OgOYMQ Connect with “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” online: WEBSITE: http://www.ReturnofXanderCageMovie.co.uk FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/OfficialReturnofXanderCage With over 100 years of experience entertaining audiences, Paramount Pictures expands its reach…

  • Following a screening of the newly restored documentary, James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket, the filmmaker Karen Thorsen, Tufts professor Peniel Joseph, poets Nikky Finney and Rose Styron, and James Baldwin’s niece, Aisha Karefa-Smart discussed his call for equality and its relevance today. Kim McLarin, a frequent contributor to WGBH’s Emmy-award winning program, Basic…

  • Get in on it. Atlanta, FX’s new series from Donald Glover, premieres Sept 6 on FX. FOLLOW ATLANTA http://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/atlanta/episodes https://www.facebook.com/atlantafx https://twitter.com/AtlantaFX https://www.instagram.com/atlantafx/ ABOUT ATLANTA Two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. Donald Glover serves as Executive Producer, along with Paul Simms and…

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Interviews Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Stars of ‘Fences’ NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sits down with The Hollywood Reporter to interview Viola Davis and Denzel Washington who star in the upcoming film adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulizter Prize winning play ‘Fences.’

  • This is a great and needed series. “Black is the New Black,” Episode 1 Full BBC Documentary 2016 celebrating Britain’s black community. Documentary series celebrating Britain’s black community. Episode one explores both arriving and growing up in Britain through intimate interviews with prominent black Britons. Exceptional figures from politics, business, sport, culture, religion and science…

  • The official theatrical trailer for “Gentrified – Ethnic Cleansing: American Style” www.gentrifiedmovie.com Join Our Like Page: https://www.facebook.com/Gentrified-Documentary-131215797317462/

  • Black is the New Black Episode 4/4, 27th November 2016

  • Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after…

  • Subscribe to our channel! http://bit.ly/1WIM50a Everyday new European and world independent film trailers, teasers and news! Trying to outrun his bad luck, a young Muslim refugee in Minneapolis seems like he just might make it — until he crosses paths with a stray dog. Cast: Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed , Christina Baldwin, Ayla, Fathia Absie,…

  • This 90-minute documentary explores the history of a century of films involving African-American people, and takes a look at the lives and work of many accomplished actors and directors. The program includes rare footage, scenes from classic movies, and commentary from Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, and…

  • Toronto International Film Festival PLATFORM Programmed Moonlight Directed by Barry Jenkins Story by Tarell McCraney Cast: Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Ashton Sanders, Alex R. Hibbert

  • Given how significant a presence it is on the global film landscape, I’d love to cover Nollywood cinema even more comprehensively; alas, I don’t have the resources to do so. It’s something that will be rectified in time.   For now, continue to read Michael’s pieces as they are published, to stay connected to our…

  • Nick Cannon stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about his new R&B mixtape, but the conversation quickly took a turn to the entertainer’s personal life.

  • Reginald (Reggie) Hudlin, landmark filmmaker (House Party, Boomerang), Television Executive (BET) and comic book writer (Black Panther – Marvel Comics) interviewed by Andrew Knyte of NJS4E