Review: Robert Townsend’s Documentary “Making The Five Heartbeats” In Harlem

By Stephanie Woods

Robert Townsend’s heartfelt documentary “Making The Five Heartbeats” was recently screened at the Maysles Cinema in the heart of Harlem to sold-out crowds. Continue Reading →

Geoffrey Holder, New York’s Renaissance Man In Harlem

Geoffrey Lamont Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago as the youngest of five children to Barbadian immigrants Louise de Frense and Arthur Holder. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration: Screenings And Conversation With Walter Mosley

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley. Continue Reading →


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