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by Jorge Rivas on April 8 2013, 1:53PM
“Fruitvale,” the film based on the 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant, is set to hit theaters on July 26—three months before its originally scheduled release date.
by Channing Kennedy on April 4 2013, 5:15PM
The veteran critic was a longtime champion of film as an empowering force for self-representation.
by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 11:20AM
Oscar Grant was murdered by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer on new year’s day four years ago. His story is once again making international headlines thanks to a young director’s film that recounts Grant’s last 24-hours.
by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2013, 1:17PM
Writer and director Kyle Patrick Alvarez will premiere his second feature film at the Sundance Film Festival this coming Saturday.
by Jorge Rivas on July 25 2012, 4:47PM
The film chronicles a woman’s struggle to adapt to life after her husband’s incarceration.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 12:55PM
The film’s star Quvenzhané Wallis was a regular five-year-old school girl in Houma, Louisiana when she auditioned for the role of Hushpuppy in the film.
by Jorge Rivas on May 3 2012, 4:30PM
“Beasts of the Southern Wild,”the highly celebrated Sundance film that took the top awards at the film festival, has a new trailer and a release date.
by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2012, 12:33PM
Ava DuVernay won the Best Director award at the Sundance Film Festival for her drama ‘Middle Of Nowhere’ — making her the first black woman to take home the honor.
by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2012, 11:17AM
The Indomina Group has acquired worldwide rights to Ice-T’s documentary “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap,” the company said Sunday. The movie is expected to have a summer theatrical release. “The Art of Rap is a perfect fit for…
by Jorge Rivas on January 27 2012, 2:23PM
The Sundance audience at Sam Pollard’s documentary “Slavery By Another Name” gave the director a 2-minute standing ovation after the film premiere.
by Jorge Rivas on January 27 2012, 11:01AM
An open letter published yesterday by “Red Hook” co-writer, James McBride, is sure to make headlines because he takes the film community to task.
by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 2:15PM
The Sundance Institute’s Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking was awarded to “Fishing Without Nets” — a story of pirates in Somalia, told from the perspective of the pirates themselves.
by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 12:36PM
The rapper/actor interviewed MCs like Immortal Technique, Raekwon and Chuck D about their lyrical styles and the cultural importance of hip-hop music for his new documentary ‘Art of Rap.’
by Jorge Rivas on January 23 2012, 1:08PM
“Mosquita y Mari” had its world premiere Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house.
by Jamilah King on January 20 2012, 9:44AM
One of the buzz-making features at Sundance this weekend is “Mosquita y Mari,” an indy film about Chicana teens in L.A. It’s the latest film shepherded by Sundance’s NativeLabs, which has supported 70 indigenous filmmakers in telling their own stories.
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 6:41PM
*Mosquita y Mari*—the film about two Chicana teenagers growing up in Huntington Park, one of the most vibrant immigrant Latino communities in Los Angeles—now has an official trailer.