black filmmakers

How do you make a black film for black people without also exposing it to the scrutiny of race tourists?
Photo Credit: Adenrele Ojo Photography I recently had the opportunity to talk with filmmaker Nadhege Ptah about her experiences
I recently spoke with Gabriela Watson Aurazo about her upcoming film project Baobab Flowers.
Robert Townsend is not the brash young upstart he once was in the 1980s. After a four-decade stage, film and television career that includes the indie hit Hollywood Shuffle, the affable multi-hyphenate stays busier than ever.
Shot in a gritty boom-bap style, Field Niggas is a powerful new documentary directed by newcomer Khalik Allah. The New York City-based film examines the sorrowful lives of a group of transients who gather in Harlem on 125th Street and Lexington Avenue.
More than most other black filmmakers in Hollywood today, Ava DuVernay elicits a certain giddiness in black moviegoers. Her
Every year the Sundance Film Festival premieres some of the best independent black films around, and it looks as if 2015
The last time they worked together, Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua conjured up Training Day. Now, the successful duo goes back to the well once more for another powerful and violent movie. Do they yield the same results?
In 18 years, the American Black Film Festival has migrated from Acapulco, Mexico, to Los Angeles, California, to Miami, Florida and now New York City.