Shadow And Act

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Celebrate Valentine's Day With 120 Years of Black Love

Shadow and Act compiled 60 seconds of clips, from 1898 to 2018, that show the power of Black intimacy and romance on screen.

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Producer dream hampton Demands Justice With 'Surviving R. Kelly'

She hopes the Lifetime docuseries breaks the systems that insulate the R&B star from the consequences of decades of alleged sexual abuse.

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WATCH: 'Other' Captures Trauma of Being Black in America

The new short film explores the ways Black people contort themselves—and their speech—in White spaces.

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Erika Alexander Wants to Remake the Entertainment Industry, One Project at a Time

Alexander on her production firm, Color Farm Media: “We’re a little more scrappy and less designed to be a part of the typical Hollywood structure.”

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Word to Wakanda: Five Must-Read Articles About 'Black Panther'

Jump into the conversation about the movie’s place in ongoing discussions about race.

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WATCH: Doc About Black Teen Metalheads Mistreated by Music Industry Execs

One scene in “Breaking a Monster,” which follows metal trio Unlocking the Truth, shows a group member’s parents candidly discussing why they turned the young band’s future over to professional managers.

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John Singleton's 'Boyz N The Hood' Turns 25 Today

The film, which explores the damage institutional segregation and racism inflicted on several Black South Central Los Angeles residents, still resonates a quarter of a century later.

Black Cinema-Focused Blog 'Shadow and Act' Has a New Home

The blog entered limbo when its former host, Indiewire, was sold earlier this year.