Film

Nate Parker: 'Resistance Lives in the Air in This Current Moment'

The director, producer, writer and lead actor for ”The Birth of a Nation” describes contemporary activism and his quest to release Sundance’s most-anticipated film in a story from The Hollywood Reporter. 

Fundraiser Friday: 'Dick Gregory Film' Chronicles The Legendary Entertainer's Life Story

A crowdfunding campaign for a documentary on the trailblazing comedian and activist is now a Kickstarter Staff Pick.  

The Comedy About 2 Trans Women of Color You Don't Want to Miss

“Tangerine” tells the story of two trans women of color making a life for themselves on the streets of Hollywood. It’s unexpected, complex and in select theaters through September.

New Doc ‘Fresh Dressed’ Traces History of Hip-Hop Fashion

Nas-produced documentary “Fresh Dressed” explores the intersection of hip-hop and fashion via interviews with Kanye, Big Daddy Kane, Pharrell and many others.

Salma Hayek: Film Industry's Treatment of Women is 'Ignorant'

Hayek describes a plethora of ways in which women are undermined in film. 

Bond Villain Yaphet Kotto Says a Black Bond Would Be 'Silly'

Does the big- and small-screen veteran want black actors to stay in their place?

John Singleton Will No Longer Direct Tupac Biopic

The show will go on.

Cheo Hodari Coker Named Showrunner of "Luke Cage"

Coker joins the Marvel universe.

Big Freedia Talks Gender Identity

The reality TV star chooses to be the voice for many.

Fighting World Hunger Helps Viola Davis Heal

The successful actress reconciles with her past through changing the future.

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

The Lionsgate division seeks to help diversify film.

'Ackee & Saltfish' Web Series Brings Fresh Look at Black Women

A new web series sans the stereotypes

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

Ruth Negga will star in AMC’s “Preacher” in a role originally written for a southern white woman.

She Fights Child Sex Trafficking With Film

Nineteen-year-old activist Rebecca Darmapalan is raising funds to turn her short documentary about child sex trafficking into a feature film.

David Oyelowo Will Play a Villain in Upcoming Thriller

The star who played Dr. King in “Selma” is going to be a really bad guy.

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

Did you expect anything less?

The Breakout Film at Sundance About Trans Sex Workers Was Shot on an iPhone

The film is a narrative about sex workers in Los Angeles.

Jordan Davis' Parents Talk About Film '3 1/2 Minutes' at Sundance

It’s already causing a buzz.

Ava DuVernay Celebrates News of New Hurricane Katrina Film

She took to Instagram to comment on the news.

Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez to Play Grieving Mothers in New Action Flick

The film debuts at this year’s Sundance.