The late Roger Ebert often told this story about himself: During an Ebertfest screening of "Citizen Kane," featuring commentary he had recorded for a Criterion Collection laser disc, he went for…
Sherry Lansing will receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at the fourth annual Athena Film Festival, the New York fest focused on women and leadership. Presented by Barnard College's…
Kasi Lemmons adopts an earnest, emotional approach in this bold but clumsy screen translation of Langston Hughes' "Black Nativity."
With the summer reaching benchmark box office levels, fall and winter movies will need to keep up strong momentum if Hollywood is to set a record in 2013. So what pics are auds buzzing about?
“Boss” thesp Rotimi has rounded out the cast of Fox Searchlight’s “Black Nativity” starring Forest Whitaker. Kasi Lemmons is helming the pic which also stars Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett. The…
Film Independent has tapped filmmaker Mary Sweeney ("The Straight Story") as the new sitting chair of its board.
Chernin Entertainment's exec VP Josh McLaughlin is joining Focus Features as senior VP of production.
Don Cheadle gets a role to shake loose and revel in with Petey Greene, the loose-cannon deejay hero of Kasi Lemmons' energetic biopic "Talk to Me," which alternates too deliberately between jaunty…
Mixing, mingling and mentoring were on everyone's mind at the Great Women in Film Networking Event at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Friday night.
Kasi Lemmons' "Eve's Bayou" is an intensely emotional family drama that mixes elements of Southern Gothic with the kinds of characters and tensions that prevail in the plays of Tennessee Williams and…