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The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 10:26AM

Did you expect anything less?

Topics: Culture

The Breakout Film at Sundance About Trans Sex Workers Was Shot on an iPhone

The Breakout Film at Sundance About Trans Sex Workers Was Shot on an iPhone

by Jamilah King on January 30 2015, 10:48AM

The film is a narrative about sex workers in Los Angeles.

Topics: Culture

Jordan Davis' Parents Talk About Film '3 1/2 Minutes' at Sundance

Jordan Davis’ Parents Talk About Film ‘3 1/2 Minutes’ at Sundance

by Jamilah King on January 27 2015, 1:13PM

It’s already causing a buzz.

Topics: Culture

Ava DuVernay Celebrates News of New Hurricane Katrina Film

Ava DuVernay Celebrates News of New Hurricane Katrina Film

by Jamilah King on January 27 2015, 12:26PM

She took to Instagram to comment on the news.

Topics: Culture

Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez to Play Grieving Mothers in New Action Flick

Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez to Play Grieving Mothers in New Action Flick

by Jamilah King on January 27 2015, 12:14PM

The film debuts at this year’s Sundance.

Topics: Culture

Native Film Stars John Reddy and Jashaun St. John Named Breakout Sundance Stars

Native Film Stars John Reddy and Jashaun St. John Named Breakout Sundance Stars

by Jamilah King on January 23 2015, 10:11AM

The film is directed by Chinese-American director Chloé Zhao.

Topics: Culture

ICYMI: Alex Rivera Talks People of Color and Sci-Fi Futures

ICYMI: Alex Rivera Talks People of Color and Sci-Fi Futures

by Aura Bogado on January 20 2015, 5:17PM

“If the country you live in calls you and your family aliens, you better come with some science fiction.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Black Business Leaders Offer NYC Students Free Tickets to 'Selma'

Black Business Leaders Offer NYC Students Free Tickets to ‘Selma’

by Jamilah King on January 9 2015, 12:46PM

The film opens in theaters nationwide today.

Topics: Culture

The Queer Women of Color Video Streaming Service That's Cheaper Than Netflix

The Queer Women of Color Video Streaming Service That’s Cheaper Than Netflix

by Jamilah King on December 17 2014, 11:33AM

This might help restore your faith in humanity.

Topics: Culture

First Black Woman Nominated for Best Director Golden Globe: Ava DuVernay

First Black Woman Nominated for Best Director Golden Globe: Ava DuVernay

by Jamilah King on December 11 2014, 10:11AM

The accolades just keep coming in.

Topics: Culture

Critics Are Already Swooning Over Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

Critics Are Already Swooning Over Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’

by Jamilah King on December 9 2014, 11:34AM

It doesn’t hit theaters until Christmas Day, but there’s already plenty of reason to love the civil rights drama.

Topics: Culture

There's a New Nina Simone Film Coming to Netflix

There’s a New Nina Simone Film Coming to Netflix

by Jamilah King on December 8 2014, 12:35PM

Expect it to be available sometime in 2015.

Topics: Culture

Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan Are Making Another Movie Together Again

Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan Are Making Another Movie Together Again

by Jamilah King on November 12 2014, 12:49PM

They’re back!

Topics: Culture

Sterlin Harjo Explains Why He Makes Films About Poor Indians

Sterlin Harjo Explains Why He Makes Films About Poor Indians

by Aura Bogado on November 10 2014, 2:20PM

‘I’m doing this for something better than just money.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs

Watch the Trailer for 'Selma'

Watch the Trailer for ‘Selma’

by Aura Bogado on November 7 2014, 1:18PM

The film opens nationwide January 9

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ryan Potter of 'Big Hero 6' Talks About Hapa Actors, Diversity in Casting

Ryan Potter of ‘Big Hero 6’ Talks About Hapa Actors, Diversity in Casting

by Jamilah King on November 6 2014, 1:00PM

The film hit theaters this weekend.

Topics: Culture

What Happens When You're Tired of Saying 'Dear White People?'

What Happens When You’re Tired of Saying ‘Dear White People?’

by Jamilah King on October 27 2014, 7:00AM

It’s important to name the ways that we thrive when we’re not in opposition to something.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Did 'Dear White People' Miss the Mark on Casual Racism?

Did ‘Dear White People’ Miss the Mark on Casual Racism?

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 10:08AM

The focus on egregious racist acts may have hidden more common micoaggressions.

Topics: Culture

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 1:11PM

It’s been three years since the director debuted her critically acclaimed film “Pariah” at the Sundance Film Festival.

Topics: Culture

Misty Upham's Family Says Cops Taunted Actress About Mental Illness

Misty Upham’s Family Says Cops Taunted Actress About Mental Illness

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 12:52PM

Her body was found late last week.

Topics: Culture

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