films

Sanaa Lathan to Star In & Executive Produce Film Version of Omar Tyree’s ‘Flyy Girl’

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Add Sanaa Lathan’s name to the list of Black women doing big things in Hollywood. According to an announcement by Code Black Films, the actress will star in and executive produce the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Omar Tyree’s trilogy, Flyy Girl. In case you haven’t...

Black Ballerina Documentary in the Works

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“I don’t want to see any more tokens,” says a voice-over in its trailer. “I want to see numbers now. Open the door, they’ll walk right in. And it will be rich and it will look like America.” — Black Ballerina An upcoming documentary about...

African-American Film Critics Association Announces Nominations and Selma Garners Top Recognition

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The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) bestowed their nominations on Monday, when it announced the contenders for the 2014 edition. The highlight was one of the most anticipated movies of the season – Selma. The film depicts the journey of civil right leader Martin Luther...

MTV Working on Documentary About White Racism

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MTV has always been a force in the world of exploratory TV – they virtually initiated the blueprint with the birth of The Real World, and now they are taking their talents in an unexpected direction with a new documentary that is supposed to enlighten...