Black Film

  Hello Beautiful favorite Ava DuVernay is once again making moves, but this time she’s behind the keyboard instead of behind the camera. DuVernay and over 40 of her amazing fellow Black filmmakers are participating in a Rebel-A-Thon on Twitter to raise awareness about DuVernay’s Black film collective AAFRM (specifically the #ARRAY membership drive) and to generally […]

Two filmmakers are taking bringing humor to the challenge of teaching Black kids to love their natural hair, but they might need you to chip…

Woody Allen disagrees with assumptions that he’s racist because he doesn’t tend to cast black actors in his films. Back in April, there were rumors…

Our favorite group of friends are meeting up again! This time for a wedding. Malcolm D. Lee’s hugely successful Best Man series is gearing up for a 3rd installment, Best Man Wedding. As we recall in Best Man Holiday, the friends and couples met up after 15 years over the Christmas holiday. The film was […]

Robert Townsend gives his opinion on how Black film has changed. Click here to read more!

In 2013 writer/director Neil Drumming released is debut feature film, ”Big Words,” a romantic drama set in Brooklyn on the eve of President Obama’s history-making first…

In honor of the “The Best Man” sequel “Best Man Holiday”, here are 15 more black films that we’d like to see a part two…

As the latest slave film,  ”12 Years A Slave” makes its way to the box office, there’s already a cry of fatigue from some Black…

Based on the 1943 Broadway musical, Carmen Jones is an updated version of the George Bizet opera “Carmen” in an African-American setting.  When director Otto Preminger decided to adapt it for the big screen, his goal was to make a dramatic film with music rather than a conventional film musical.  Realizing that movies with an […]