Saturday, December 3, 2022

Film

Najee Strickland is set to premiere “Black Fist Series® Pt. II” during a free, red-carpet affair downtown at Fourth Bluff Park on Thursday evening. Strickland, a Memphis native first recognized on the art scene for his drawings and fashions, stars...
by Brianna Smith-Herman -- Indie Memphis Film Festival presented the 4th Annual Black Creators Forum (BCF) Oct. 15-16. The forum is series of workshops, discussions and speakers led by notable Black critics and industry professionals. The forum’s goal is “to ease...
The four-part documentary series “BLACK AND MISSING,” by multiple Emmy winner Geeta Gandbhir and award-winning documentarian, journalist, author, and activist Soledad O’Brien, follows sisters-in-law and Black and Missing Foundation founders Derrica and Natalie Wilson as they fight an uphill...
By Nsenga K. Burton -- In 2021, the box-office did not disappoint with outstanding films on the big screen and streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and Apple TV +. Films like Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, Denzel Washington’s A Journal...
by Jonathan Landrum Jr. — LOS ANGELES — When Whoopi Goldberg was invited to help produce an Emmett Till project, the actor thought she knew everything about the Black teenager’s 1955 kidnapping and lynching — until she learned the untold stories about...
“Queen Rising,” a Memphis-made thriller filmed and produced with mostly Memphis talent, premiered during a red-carpet event held at Malco Paradiso last Friday (Oct. 7). Some of the cast and crew were in attendance for debut of the film created...
“United Front: The People’s Convention 1991 Memphis” – showing Sunday (Oct. 23) at the Malco Studio On The Square theater as part of the Indie Memphis Film Festival line-up – has been selected for Television broadcast at the Black...
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...