“Super Fly” Filmed In Harlem, NY, 1972

Super Fly is a 1972 American blaxploitation crime drama film directed by Gordon Parks, Jr. and starring Ron O’Neal as Youngblood Priest, an African American cocaine dealer who is trying to quit the underworld drug business. Continue Reading →

“Superfly” Shot In Harlem Celebrating 60th Year Of Curtis Mayfield In Music

In celebrating the 60th Year Of Curtis Mayfield the Songwriters Hall of Fame is including a Curtis Mayfield Award in its scholarship program as part of its Annual Induction & Awards Gala week of events held June 15, 2017 in New York City, it was announced today by Atlanta-based Mrs. Curtis Mayfield. Continue Reading →

Eartha’s World: The New York African Film Festival Film Festival 2018 At Lincoln Center

By Eartha Watts- Hicks

The New York African Film Festival Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) kicked off on May 16th 2018, celebrating its silver anniversary at the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC). Continue Reading →

TITAN Reginald F. Lewis Film Honors: A Salute to Multicultural Excellence At Cannes Film Festival 2018

As Marvel’s Black Panther wows moviegoers and shatters box-office records with a fictional tale of cinematic proportions, the real and moving story of Black American Pioneer will have its European Premiere during Festival de Cannes, May 16, 2018, 9pm. Continue Reading →

Hola Harlem, Checkout The HOLA Mexico Film Festival

If you’re heading for the west coast at the end of the month for one of those world wind Harlem to Hollywood trips, then you may want to check out the HOLA Mexico Film Festival at the Regal Cinemas at LA Live: A Barco Innovation Center in Los Angeles, CA. Continue Reading →

“The Gospel According To André” Film And Convo At The Schomburg In Harlem (Video)

Join us for an evening of film and conversation with André Leon Tally.

André Leon Tally has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style. Continue Reading →

‘Brown Sugar’ To Celebrate Pam Grier’s Birthday With ‘Brown Sugar Mamas’

Brown Sugar, the popular new subscription video-on-demand service from Bounce featuring the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time, announced today its new titles for May 2018. Continue Reading →

OWN Announces Two New Series From Hit Maker From Harlem To Hollywood Will Packer

OWN has announced two new series from prolific hit-maker Will Packer (“Girls Trip,” “Straight Outta Compton,” “Ride Along,” “Roots”). Continue Reading →

REWIND 2018 Film Series Fashioning A Future At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center and the division for Moving Image and Recorded Sound have a rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of, or featuring black talent from across the African diaspora. Continue Reading →

Donald Glover, Thandie Newton And Others Blast Off In “SOLO: A Star Wars Story”

Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Continue Reading →

HBO NY Premiere Of ‘King In The Wilderness’ Free At The Riverside Church In Harlem

HBO Documentary Films and The Riverside Church cordially invite you to a special event commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the New York Premiere of King In The Wilderness. Continue Reading →

Edward Norton’s ONE OCTOBER Follows NYC Radio Host Before Obama’s Election At Maysles Cinema Harlem

Filmed entirely in October of 2008, a time when gentrification is rapidly displacing the working and middle classes, Wall Street is plummeting, and then-Senator Barack Obama is making his first presidential bid, ONE OCTOBER is a lyrical time capsule that captures the heart and spirit of New York. Continue Reading →

‘Black Panther’ Passes ‘Tomb Raider’ For Fifth Box Office Crown From Harlem to Hollywood

Reuters reports that Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations. Continue Reading →

Fania All Stars “Live In Africa” Featuring Celia Cruz Film At Museum Of The City Of NY

In 1974, during the heyday of New York City’s salsa explosion, the Fania All-Stars, a group that brought together several of the Fania record label’s most popular artists, were invited to perform in front of 80,000 people at a stadium in Zaire, Africa. Continue Reading →

Lucasfilm Launch Global Promo Campaign In Support Of “SOLO: A Star Wars Story”

Lucasfilm announced today that they are joining forces with six of the world’s most well-known brands—Denny’s, Esurance, General Mills, Nissan, SOLO Cup and Symantec—for the launch of an extensive worldwide promotional campaign in support of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” opening on May 25, 2018. Continue Reading →

Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ In Harlem Gets Release Date

The bulletproof hero is back in Harlem. The second season of Netflix’s Marvel series “Luke Cage” will drop on Netflix June 22, 2018, the streaming service announced Tuesday in a new teaser trailer. Continue Reading →