Here’s the book Deconstructing Sammy, that inspired Byron Allen to aqiure the rights to film the life story of Harlem’s Sammy Davis Jr. Continue Reading →
Mack Gordon (right), born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959, was an American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film. Continue Reading →
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 →
Lee Daniels is set to direct The Apollo Film Project, an authorized documentary chronicling the history of the famed theater in Harlem, White Horse Pictures announced Thursday. Continue Reading →
The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne during the month of her birth (b. June thirtieth, 1917), 97 years ago in Brooklyn, NY.