Reel Sisters Celebrates 20th Anniversary with A Season of Screenings & Events Centering on Women Storytelling In Harlem

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Brooklyn-based festival to showcase films produced, directed and written by women of color — turns 20 year Continue Reading →

Check Out The Wacky That’s Not My Arm, “Girls Trip” Film Coming To Harlem Teaser (2017)

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival  – what happens at the festival stays at the Continue Reading →

New York Debuting Wesley Snipes “The Recall” At Magic Johnson Harlem Theater

Magic Johnson Harlem, New York is amongst a handful of cities nationwide to offer the new Wesley “New Jack City” Snipes Sci-Fi Thriller, The Recall, in theaters starting June 16th, Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 125th Street Is Going “to Look Like 34th Street” Next Year

On a sunny April afternoon, 125th Street is a study in contrasts. Starting on the East Side near the Triborough Bridge, aging industrial buildings and a shuttered Pathmark give way Continue Reading →

Ex-Harlemite Gbenga Akinnagbe Stars In ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

One-time Harlem and Washington Heights resident, uptown guy Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Following,” “The Wire”) stars opposite Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Maika Monroe and Joey King in Roland Emmerich’s long-awaited “Independence Day: Continue Reading →

HW Pick: An Evening With Award Winning Director Spike Lee And His New Film “BlacKkKlansman”

It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP!

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