Film

I was out on the town last weekend, celebrating the birthday of Sandra Booker (my sister-in-law) with a visit to Memphis Sounds on Mud Island. Guess who was in the house? OK, I’ll tell you. It was award-winning actress Cassi Davis,...
Hundreds of women are kidnapped or manipulated into the world of human sex trafficking everyday. Profiting over 100 billion dollars a year, the trafficking industry has surpassed the combined profit margins of Google, Intel and Microsoft, making the illegal...
Nobody knows what to do with Bigger Thomas. The lead character of Richard Wright’s seminal 1940 novel, Native Son, is one of the most frustrating in American literature. The latest evidence is a new film adaptation written by the Pulitzer...
Among the hot independent films of 2022 is “Meet the Snows,” which combines art and entertainment to create social awareness around human trafficking in one grand performance. “Meet The Snows” will be screened Thursday (October 27) at 7 p.m. at...
By Soraya Nadia MacDonald, The Undefeated Spoiler alert: This review discusses plot details of Queen & Slim. In their quest to make black people so real and full of humanity that “maybe they’ll stop killing us,” screenwriter Lena Waithe and director...

Kim Fields

 The “A Question of Faith” Interview with Kam WilliamsFields Revealed! Kim Fields is a veteran actress with an eminent household name, starring in twolong – running series, NBC’s “Facts of Life” and Fox’ “Living Single”. Both shows remain in...
The 1991 film The Five Heartbeats features an electric, memorable and tearful church scene that film executives were asked to cut. Actor, comedian and dynamic filmmaker Robert Townsend spills that and more in his new documentary Making the Five...
The highly-anticipated film, Green Book hits theaters today and shines a light on the legacy of Dr. Don Shirley. Mahershala Ali portrays the legendary musician in the flick that also stars Viggo Mortensen and we’re guessing both of their performances...
Billed as the continuation of a commitment to support “black filmmakers, present and future,” the Indie Memphis Film Festival’s Black Creators Forum has been set for the Hattiloo Theatre Nov. 1-2. The Black Creators Forum will run before and parallel...
The beat of African drums performed by Kindred Spirit and African cuisine prepared by two of Memphis' premiere chefs was part of a premiere showing of "Black Panther" at the Malco Cordova Cinema Thursday evening. The Redwing Group coordinated the...