Tag Archives: African American filmmakers


Queen of Katwe, Insecure and more at 20th Urbanworld Film Festival

The 20th Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by REVOLT with HBO, offers opportunities for content creators of color to mingle and exhibit new work

The Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by REVOLT with founding sponsor HBO, kicked off yesterday, presenting…

By Kali Wilder

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[WATCH] Ava DuVernay Revels in Being a ‘Black Woman Filmmaker’

The 'Selma' director shares why she's okay with the title

Ava DuVernay isn’t bothered by the label, ‘black woman filmmaker.’ As a matter of fact,…

By Brittany Dandy

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Backtalk with Debra Martin Chase

Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated producer Debra Martin Chase is the first African American woman producer…

By Darralynn Hutson

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Tyler Perry’s Business Model and the Future of Black Cinema

"For Colored Girls" raises the question whether Perry should focus on adapting books, plays or original material

If Tyler Perry’s version of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow…

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Kerry Washington Shines at Urbanworld Film Festival

Actress talks "breathtaking" roles and best money advice

Actress Kerry Washington discusses the Urbanworld Film Festival, the best money advice she’s received, and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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