As Up expanded its search for sources of original programming, the cabler also has opened doors for aspiring writers through its annual Faith and Family Screenplay Competition. For the past four…
American Black Film Festival
Sometimes you have to travel 30,000 miles just to appreciate the guy who lives down the hall -- or so goes "Baggage Claim," a movie about a Flight Attendant Barbie type who runs herself ragged…
Based on the true story of free black American Solomon Northrup's kidnapping and imposed bondage from 1841 to 1853, this epic account of an unbreakable soul makes even Scarlett O'Hara's struggles…
"Gravity," "Under the Skin" and "Moebius" are among our critic's most hotly anticipated titles at this year's Venice Film Festival.
Yoruba Richens' "The New Black" has won the audience award at the AFI Docs Festival.
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
L.A. Film Fest: 'Mother, ' 'Code' Nab Jury Awards; 'Short Term,' 'Wadjda,' 'American' Take Audience Awards
Janis Nord's Latvian drama "Mother, I Love You" and Ryan McGarry's medical documentary "Code Black" have taken the narrative and documentary jury awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
France, the land that coined the term "auteur," is a welcoming market for U.S. arthouse fare. There's even an event -- the Champs-Elysees Film Festival, soon to unspool its second edition along the…
The world premiere of "Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain" will be the closing night film at the American Black Film Festival in Miami on June 22. Lionsgate and Codeblack plan to release the stand-up comedy…
Russ Parr's "The Undershepherd" won honors for narrative film at the 16th annual American Black Film Festival.