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    Update On The E. Lynn Harris Adaptation That Tracey Edmonds & Ted Witcher Were Attached To

    It was 2 years ago when Tracey Edmonds of Edmonds Entertainment and Proteus Spann of Proteus E2 Productions announced that they had structured a multi-picture deal to develop the extensive library of novels by New York Times best-selling author E. Lynn Harris into feature films.

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    Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion Happened Today - Past And Future Films On The Historical Event

    Today in history... August 21st, 1831, in Virginia, Nat Turner led a slave rebellion, hoping to inspire a slave uprising in the south. Several dozen whites are killed before the revolt is defeated. Turner is later capture, tried and hanged. 182 years later, many are still waiting for a definitive Na...

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    Review: Alice Walker, ‘Beauty In Truth’ (A Vista Beyond 'The Color Purple')

    “Part of the problem with Western feminists, I find, is that they take after their brothers and their fathers. And that’s a real problem.” – Alice Walker

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    Samuel Goldwyn Picks Up US Rights To Anita Hill Sundance Doc 'Anita' - Set For Fall Release

    It was on October 11th, 1991, in Washington, when Anita Hill testified before a senate panel, about her claims that then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

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    Watch First Teaser Trailer For Daniel Nearing’s Experimental Period Drama 'Hogtown'

    I first wrote about Chicago-based writer and director Daniel Nearing’s ambitious new film project Hogtown back in April 2012, and now we finally get to see our teasing first look at the film.

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    'Diamantes Negros' ('Black Diamonds') - Euro-Africa Soccer Player Trade As Modern-Day Slavery

    This is story that's been tackled primarily in documentaries - a few we've covered in the last 2 to 3 years, as it seems like there's growing interest in the plight of these young men.

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    Icarus Films Acquires N. American Rights To 11 Cuban Indies In Americas Media Initiative Deal

    Per the press release from Icarus Films, the same distribution that acquired and will release The Great Flood, from director Bill Morrison, as well as 6 Jean Rouch classics for North American distribution, including his landmark 1957 work Moi, Un Noir (Me, A Black), and also The Last Angel of Histor...

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    First Trailer For 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' + Kino Lorber Sets Theatrical Debut Date

    Kino Lorber has announced that it will open The Trials of Muhammad Ali, the feature documentary from Kartemquin Films, on August 23 at IFCCenter, in NYC.

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    Cuban Drama 'Una Noche' Gets Official Release Dates + New Release Trailer, Poster

    Sundance Selects has set a theatrical release date for Lucy Mulloy's feature film debut Una Noche for August 23 (followed by a release on iTunes on August 26).

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    Trailer - Groundbreaking Doc 'Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain'

    Produced by Nu Century Arts, Birmingham, in the UK, in partnership with the Octavia Foundation, Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain is a groundbreaking film that builds on previous theatre heritage projects delivered by Nu Century Arts, that explores the history and heritage...

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