Harlem’s Alicia Keys Producer Of Barry Jenkins Directed Fox Searchlight Film Alvin Ailey

Fox Searchlight has just announced that Harlem’s Alicia Keys and others will Produce and Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) will direct its untitled film based on the life and work of Alvin Ailey. Continue Reading →

“When Harlem Saved A King” And More At The 2019 Harlem International Film Festival

The 2019 Harlem International Film Festival (Hi) today announced official selections for its 14th edition taking place May 16-19. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Guilty Until Proven Guilty,” The Issue Of Criminal Just-Us Reform

Guilty Until Proven Guilty explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system through the story of Tim Conerly, a young African-American man who was arrested in the wake of an armed robbery in New Orleans and waited 28 months for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit. Continue Reading →

Robert De Niro Says ‘The Apollo’ Opener Is Rejection of Trump Team “Promoting Divisiveness”

Staying true to its New York City location, the Tribeca Film Festival opened on Wednesday evening with the premiere of The Apollo, a documentary about the iconic Harlem music hall reports the Hollywood Reporter. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Williams-Clark Winner Of Black Public Media’s PitchBLACK Competition

Harlem resident LaNora Williams-Clark, Esq., has been selected as one of the winning Fellows at this year’s PitchBLACK, an interactive pitching session held on Friday in New York City. Continue Reading →

ADIFF Presents “Great Stories Are Timeless” At Columbia University In Harlem

In collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs at Teachers College, Columbia University, the African Diaspora International Film Festival presents a monthly program entitled Films In The class. Continue Reading →

Film “Us” Portrays People With Disabilities As Evil, Furthering Stigmas – We Should Know Better

Playing two roles in Jordan Peele’s new horror film, Us, Lupita Nyong’o used disability to create the “creepy voice” for Adelaide Wilson’s doppelgänger. Continue Reading →

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