In Defense of a Mushu-less Mulan: It's Time to Take Asian Leads Seriously [OP-ED]
As Disney releases live action versions of its classic films into the world, writer Claudia Vaughan argues that losing the fantastical aspects of “Mulan” will finally allow us to treat the warrior with the weight and complexity she warrants.
Viola Davis Set to Bring Ma Rainey to Hollywood
August Wilson’s play about the legendary blues singer will be adapted for the big screen.
Jenni Rivera Biopic In the Works
The world-famous Banda singer will be celebrated via a film penned by the screenwriter who created “What’s Love Got to Do with It.”
'Solitary' Film to Tell Story of Angola 3's Albert Woodfox
Mahershala Ali will executive produce, and perhaps star, in biopic of the Black man who spent 43 years in solitary confinement for a crime he says he didn’t commit.
Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Film
The famed choreographer will finally get the Hollywood treatment.
WATCH: Awkwafina Stars in New Dramatic-Comedy 'The Farewell'
The new film, based on a true story, explores how an Asian family deals with the impending death of a loved one.
19-Year-Old Filmmaker Phillip Youmans Wins Top Honor at Tribeca Film Fest
The New Orleans native is the youngest ever to compete in the festival.
READ: Why the Creators of 'El Chicano' Fought for a Latinx Cast
This is what it looks like when filmmakers resist Hollywood #SoWhite.
John Singleton Passes Away at 51
Hollywood and others react to the pioneering work and impact of the Oscar-nominated director.
New Doc 'The Apollo' Tells the Story of Harlem's Most Iconic Theater
The HBO documentary screened as the opening selection for the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
WATCH: New Doc Takes You Behind Scenes of AOC's Campaign
Netflix documentary “Knock Down the House” follows the grassroots campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other women who ran for Congress in 2018.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw's Superpowers Shine in 'Fast Color'
Mbatha-Raw: “The idea that we have power within us is something that I’ve always been interested in.”
Marijuana Doc 'Grass Is Greener' Highlights War on Black and Latinx Communities
Fab 5 Freddy’s directorial debut explores the history of weed in the United States, including its criminalization and impact on music.
On 'The Best of Enemies': Hollywood Must Stop Using Black People as Narrative Devices
Tambay Obenson writes that the film relegates Black people to “supporting roles in their own fight for freedom and recognition.”
WATCH: Trailer for Viola Davis and Steph Curry Documentary, 'Emanuel'
The new documentary follows the people whose lives were most impacted by the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Jeffrey Wright-Narrated Doc 'Rigged' Highlights Voter Suppression Tactics
Wright: “I hope ‘Rigged’ sounds an alarm that wakes America up.”
Lupita Nyong'o Leads 'Us' to Biggest Opening Weekend Ever for a Black Woman
Jordan Peele’s sophomore smash is breaking records and barriers.
Watch Aretha Shine in Trailer for 'Amazing Grace'
Buried for decades, the documentary hinges on the singer’s live performance at New Bethel Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.
LISTEN: Oscar Nominee Hannah Beachler Talks Bringing Wakanda to Life
The “Black Panther” production designer is the first Black woman ever nominated in her category.
Incarcerated Men Document Their 'Hard Truth' Via Film
Men incarcerated at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Indiana co-directed “It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It,” which captures their education in documentary filmmaking.