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READ: Spike Lee On Revisionist History and the Death of the Dog Whistle

The director talks about the relevance of his new film, “BlacKkKlansman,” whose release marks the one-year anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga Star in 'Passing' Adaptation

The actresses will star as a pair of childhood friends who wrestle with the fallout of one friend passing as White.

Cast of "Hamilton" in multicolored costumes stands and applauds behind Lin-Manuel Miranda in blue blazer and grey tie and black pants on brown stage

'Hamilton' Could Hit a Movie Theater Near You

A recorded performance of the hit musical reportedly sparked a bidding war among Hollywood film studios. 

Melina Matsoukas in white shirt and dark navy pants smiles next to Lena Waithe in black sunglasses and t-shirt with white text and raised fist and green hat

Melina Matsoukas and Lena Waithe Reunite for 'Queen & Slim'

The “Insecure” director adapts the Emmy winner’s script about a Black couple that kills a police officer in self-defense.

Daveed Diggs with black dreadlocks and beard in navy moving company uniform next to Rafael Casal with brown hair in navy moving company uniform in front of brown building

Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal Break Down Their Film 'Blindspotting'

The creators and stars of the new movie, which follows two friends after one sees a police officer kill a Black man, talk to Colorlines about the film’s development and themes.

Black and Brown women and men stand with protest signs in front of white policemen

Government Tries to Exterminate People of Color in 'The First Purge'

The latest film in the horror franchise explores the origins of The Purge and reveals a racist and classist smokescreen for violence against the marginalized.

Domee Shi. Asian woman in tan shirt with black tank top and long, black bob hair smiles at camera, while sitting in front of a white backdrop that says "Bao" and features drawings of an animated dumpling

'Bao' is Brainchild of Domee Shi, First Woman to Direct A Pixar Short

The much discussed animated film short screens immediately before “Incredibles 2.”

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3 Questions With 'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Tan Kheng Hua

Colorlines talks to the Singaporean actress about her relationship with Asian America and why representation matters.

Moctesuma Esparza. Brown man with grey hair in black suit with white shirt in front of blue and brown and green movie poster and black wall

Why Moctesuma Esparza Opens Theaters in Rural Latinx Communities

The producer of “Selena” and “Walkout” says: “Everyone should have a right to dream.”

Jamie Foxx. Black man with black hair and goatee in cheetah-print shirt and green jacket smiles in front of wall with green and blue and white triangles and black text

Jamie Foxx Stars in New 'Spawn' Adaptation

This is the second live-action take on Todd McFarlane’s comic character after 1997’s “Spawn”—the first superhero film with a Black lead.

Black man wearing boxers and gold chains stands in spotlight on a dark stage

Celebrate Tupac's Birthday With This 'All Eyez on Me' Trailer

The MC would have turned 45 today.

Harriet Tubman Biopic in the Works

It will be written and directed by Black men.

Ryan Coogler Will Co-Write 'Black Panther' Movie

Marvel previously announced that the “Creed” and “Fruitvale Station” director is set to helm the film.

Here's a New 'Miles Ahead' Clip to Finish Off Your Afternoon

Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic opens in theaters on April 1.  

Stephanie Sigman to Become the First Mexican Bond Girl

The Bond series finally casts another Latina.

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

The Lionsgate division seeks to help diversify film.