Category: Black Films

New Voices in Black Cinema Submission Deadline Ends Tomorrow

  Programmed by ActNow Foundation, it all takes place February 15th-18th 2013 at BAMcinématek (the movie wing of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the nations oldest ongoing performance center); the festival which in the past has played independent films like Tanya Hamiton’s “Night Catches Us’ (starring Kerry Washington & Anthony Mackie) , Ava DuVernay’s ‘I Will […]

It was almost exactly 1 year ago, when we announced that Qasim Basir (on the heels of the home video release of his feature film directorial debut Mooz-Lum) had officially begun prepping his next film – a drama titled simply Destined. Since then, little has been publicly available about the project, other than a […]

Middle of Nowhere

Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE follows Ruby, a bright medical student who sets aside her dreams and suspends her career when her husband is incarcerated. As the committed couple stares into the hollow end of an eight-year prison […]

Emayatzy Corinealdi, Tyson Beckford Join Cast Of ‘Addicted’ (2013 Shaping Up To Be A Big Year)

We can also now add Emayatzy Corinealdi (star of Ava DuVernay’s Middle Of Nowhere) and Tyson Beckford to the cast of Lionsgate’s big screen adaptation of erotic fiction writer Zane’s popular novel Addicted, which follows the trials and tribulations of a successful sex-addicted African American professional woman. Corinealdi and Beckford join the already cast Tasha Smith, Boris Kodjoe, Sharon Leal, and William Levy) in aPaul […]