Film

Nate Parker Addresses Rape Case With a Facebook Post: ‘I am filled with profound sorrow’

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Nate Parker, in a Facebook post, is still saying he had consensual sex with an inebriated woman while a student at Penn State in 1999. But within his 480 words, there was no apology. Parker’s post came on the heels of the victim’s brother letting the...

Loving, An Interracial Love Story We Can Get Behind

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This isn't about a self-hating festish; it's about love.

Kashif Boothe Tackles This Age Old Debate In “Being Light Skinned” Documentary

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Independent Screenwriter and Producer Kashif Boothe recently tackled the age-old light skin/dark skin debate. In a short documentary posted to his YouTube channel earlier this Spring, Boothe spoke to a number of people from mixed racial backgrounds to compile their views on skin bleaching, their...

Janelle Monae Is Headed To The Big Screen In A Movie About The Woman Behind The Space Program

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One of our favorite brown girl wonders Janelle Monae, has landed a role opposite Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spenfer in Hidden Figures, a film about the African American women who helped launch America into space. The movies hits theaters in January of 2017 on...

A Whitney Houston Doc Centered Around Her Battle With Drugs Is Coming to BBC

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The filmmaker behind Kurt & Courtney, the 1998 doc about Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, is releasing a documentary about Whitney Houston that will likely revolve around her battle with drugs. According to a BBC announcement on Tuesday, Nick Broomfield is directing the documentary “Whitney,”...

White Actor to Play Michael Jackson In Upcoming Film

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In today’s ummm, really? news, British actor Joseph Fiennes has been cast as the King of Pop in an upcoming TV movie about a road-trip Michael Jackson supposedly took with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando just after 9/11. Here’s how the Guardian breaks it down: Details of the improbable trip emerged in...