Tag Archives: Documentary

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New Documentary ‘From Selma to Stonewall’ Connects the Civil Rights and LGBTQ Equality Movements

From Selma to Stonewall to screen in New York during June LGBTQ Pride Month.

Civil rights and LGBTQ equality, are the two movements similar, or are they fundamentally different?…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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In ‘A Fighting Chance’, Olympic Hopefuls Get Shot At Medal

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the…

By Kali Wilder

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‘Unfiltered’ Documentary about Rihanna in the Works

New documentary will take a deeper look into the life of the popular young entertainer, philanthropist, and businesswoman

A new documentary about Rihanna will take an ‘unflitered’ look into the life of the…

By Kali Wilder

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Bank of America Partners with Ken Burns to Present PBS Documentary ‘Jackie Robinson’

New PBS documentary details the baseball player’s courage and determination as a champion for African American athletes and a pioneer for civil rights

Tonight, “Jackie Robinson,” the two-part documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, in…

By Kali Wilder

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‘The Dinner Table Doc’ Takes a Look at Multidimensional Woman of Color

Director Asha Boston spins the addictive concepts of reality TV into positive female camaraderie

Check out Asha Boston’s ‘Dinner Table Doc,’ as she spins the addictive concepts of reality…

By Brittany Dandy

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#ProjectDiane: the #RewritetheCode Documentary

Digital Undivided's Kathryn Finney exposes tech bias toward black women

#ProjectDiane is the final phase of #RewriteTheCode, a social initiative that exposed tech industry bias…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Generation Soweto

New Documentary to Explore South Africa’s Political and Social Climate From the Perspective of Four Millennials

'Generation Soweto' takes a look at South Africa's job market, technology, cost of living and more

‘Generation Soweto’ explores youth culture in Johannesburg and Cape Town through the eyes of four…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] ‘Hair Freedom’ Explores Natural Hair Movement in The UK

How 'going natural' affects jobs, relationships, and self-esteem

BBC documentary, Hair Freedom, explores the natural hair movement in the UK.

By Brittany Dandy

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President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Subject of New Documentary

Award-winning director Dawn Porter helps change the narrative about young black men

“I was frustrated and tired of shaking my head and being outraged and saddened by…

By Kali Wilder

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Hollywood Producer Stephanie Frederic Talks ‘Light Girls’ Documentary and Colorism within the Black Community

Producer says documentary shows grass isn't always greener on the other side

Producer Stephanie Frederic talks working on “Light Girls” documentary and the need to talk about…

By Courtney Connley

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OWN Airs Documentary About Pain Of Light Skinned Women On MLK Day

Bill Duke follows up documentary “Dark Girls” with “Light Girls” on Jan. 19

Filmmaker Bill Duke’s latest look at colorism after award-winning “Dark Girls” called “Light Girls” debuting…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Nas: Time is Illmatic Releasing in October

‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary Being Released Next Week

On the 20th anniversary of his debut album, rapper talks about the recording of the project

Twenty years after releasing the classic Hip Hop album, Illmatic, Nas is releasing the documentary,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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[VIDEO] Alex Gibney’s ‘Finding Fela’ Trailer Debuts Online

Nigeria's son shines bright in this new documentary.

Oscar award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) has finally…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Angela Davis Documentary ‘Free Angela’ Reveals Her Story

Will you go see this film?

Filmmaker Shola Lynch speaks on telling Angela Davis’ whole story and getting Jada Pinkett Smith,…

By Ashley Calloway

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Angela Davis’ Strength, Focal Point, in ‘Free Angela’

Free Angela takes us back 41 years.

What are your thoughts on Angela Davis?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Soul Food Junkies: PBS to Air Documentary on Soul Food

Soul Food is good, but is it worth the health risks?

Mac n’ cheese, fried chicken, peach cobbler and other soul food staples will take center…

By Demetria Irwin

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Anti-Obama Documentary Earns Big at Box Office

Conservative film grosses $9.1 million domestically

Conservative film grosses $9.1 million domestically

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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'Slavery By Another Name' airs February 13, 2012 on PBS

Director Sam Pollard Discusses ‘Slavery By Another Name’

Spike Lee collaborator explores the parallels between slavery and the industrial prison complex in new documentary

Longtime Spike Lee collaborator Sam Pollard delivers Slavery By Another Name, a powerful documentary covering…

By Brett Johnson

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