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South Carolina-born Nina Mae McKinney (1912-1967) was still a teenager when she made her screen debut in HALLELUJAH!

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NINA MAE McKINNEY: HOLLYWOOD’S FIRST BLACK MOVIE STAR, a celebration of the little-known career of the actress/singer, will have select...

“Four Years of Love: The Grenada Revolution”

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Oakland, CA: Richard Audley Vaughan the award-winning independent filmmaker responsible for 2012’s “The Word Is Love: Jamaica’s Michael Manley" is back with “Four Years of...

Filmaker Crystal R. Emery's documentary "The Deadliest Disease In America" is slated for its New York City premiere on Sept. 10t

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Filmaker Crystal R. Emery's documentary "The Deadliest Disease In America" is slated for its New York City premiere on Sept. 10th at New York's Cinema Village.

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film, THE KILLING OF KENNETH CHAMBERLAIN, about the 2011 police killing of Black Marine veteran Kenneth Chamberlain

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On September 17th a new film, THE KILLING OF KENNETH CHAMBERLAIN, about the 2011 police killing of Black Marine veteran Kenneth Chamberlain (inside...

Film at Lincoln Center announces Currents for the 59th New York Film Festival (September 24 – October 10, 2021).

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Film at Lincoln Center announces Currents for the 59th New York Film Festival (September 24 – October 10, 2021).

“Currents is the section of the...

The 2nd Annual Windrush Caribbean Film Festival (WCFF) will be running until August 29 on CT-TV

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The 2nd Annual Windrush Caribbean Film Festival (WCFF) will be running until August 29 on CT-TV. www.caribbeantales-tv.com.

The digital streaming platform...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival (CTFF) released its lineup of films during the Thursday night media launch marking 1

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(Toronto,ON) – Caribbean Tales International Film Festival (CTFF) released its lineup of films during the Thursday night media launch marking 16 years of amplifying and...

Award-nominated actress Lunden De’Leon (We’re the Millers, Blackbear) is set to star in the Netflix film “Scam”

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Award-nominated actress Lunden De’Leon (We’re the Millers, Blackbear) is set to star in the Netflix film “Scam” filming this spring in North Carolina.

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Brave New Films' documentary "Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem" explores the use of misdemeanor "crimes" in crimi

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Brave New Films' documentary "Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem" explores the use of misdemeanor "crimes" in criminalizing Black Americans.

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new documentary, Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem, on the urgent need for misdemeanor reform.

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On Wednesday, renowned civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump joined criminal justice experts and formerly incarcerated individuals for a briefing and screening of a new...

actress Thandiwe Newton is insisting people use her whole name.

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After being miscredited as “Thandie” in her first project—a mistake that has continued for the rest of her career—actress Thandiwe Newton is insisting people use...

PLAY IT SAFE, Mitch Kalisa's (above right) short film exposing implicit racism in a London drama school,

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PLAY IT SAFE, Mitch Kalisa's (above right) short film exposing implicit racism in a London drama school, was named the Jury Award Winner in the Narrative Short...

Nia Fairweather's FOUR SEASONS has just won a couple of awards at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Nia Fairweather's FOUR SEASONS has just won a couple of awards at the Cannes Film Festival.

Diversity in Cannes, the global film movement created by Yolanda...

​Dare To Love​ premiered online on Saturday, February 13, 2021 - just in time for Valentine’s Day. The story follows a young eng

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​"Dare To Love​", a movie produced by talk show host Chundria Brownlow (above), premiered online on Saturday, February 13, 2021 - just in time for Valentine’s Day....

 today's passing of iconic actress Cicely Tyson at age 96:

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The NAACP, and its president Derrick Johnson, released the following statement on today's passing of iconic actress Cicely Tyson at age 96:

"Today, the...

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