“Queen of Katwe,” the Disney film directed by Mira Nair and starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo, is among the films lined up to screen at the 20th Urbanworld Film Festival, the annual New York…
The 2015 Urbanworld Film Festival will open with BET biography “Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ” and close with “A Ballerina’s Tale,” the documentary that centers on American Ballet Theater…
The 2014 UrbanWorld Film Festival, the 18th annual fest presented by BET and sponsored by HBO, has set a lineup of 70 films including opener "Beyond the Lights” from director Gina Prince-Bythewood…
"Baggage Claim," the David E. Talbert movie starring Paula Patton, Derek Luke, Taye Diggs, Jill Scott and Adam Brody, will open 2013 Urbanworld Film Festival in New York. The 17th annual event…
Leland Orser has joined the cast of the Snoot Entertainment pic “The Guest” starring “Downton Abbey” thesp Dan Stevens. Pic also stars Sheila Kelley and Brendan Meyer. Adam Wingard will direct from a…
A strike by stagehands that could have disrupted the Toronto International Film Festival has been averted, three weeks before the fest launches on Sept. 5 with the world premiere of Benedict…
As the last of the summer’s apocalyptic-themed pics, Sony’s “Elysium” looks to do somewhat better than earlier end-of-the-world flops. But with the $115 million-budgeted film tracking for a decent…
Warner Bros. kicks off what could be a record-breaking Memorial Day weekend, with “The Hangover Part III” launching Wednesday night headed toward a potential $75 million to $85 million five-day…
The urban world's yearning for a supposedly simpler era is resulting in a vogue for pastoral subjects, exemplified by Marco Bonfanti's "The Last Shepherd."
The 16th annual Urbanworld Film Festival has tapped Sundance kudo-winner "Middle of Nowhere" as its closing night offering, wrapping up a fest lineup that also includes Viola Davis and Maggie…
Gotham's 15th annual Urbanworld Film Festival has lined up a slate that opens with the world preem of Diane Paragas and Nelson George's "Brooklyn Boheme."
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