In honor of Black History Month, check out my list of films and television series celebrating and exploring black life throughout history including captivating documentaries, quality biopics, and recent theatrical releases. Remember to celebrate Black History beyond these short 28 days! I am not your Negro (2017) The potent words of writer, activist, and playwright … Continue reading 17 Films and Series to Watch in Honor of Black History Month
The Women's March on Washington was a monumental event that not only filled the streets of our Nations capital but the entire country and world including Melbourne, London, Nairobi, Paris and Cape Town. People from different religious affiliations, sexual identities, and ethnicities attended the rally to address the dark future of the upcoming presidency. Speakers included … Continue reading Unapologetic and Proud: Photos of Women of Color at the Women’s March on Washington
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The nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards have been released and Moonlight is getting some shine. Directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Moonlight leads with 6 nominations including Best Feature and Best Director. American Honey directed by Andrea Arnold, starring Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf also leads with 6 nominations. The documentary 13th, directed … Continue reading Moonlight and American Honey lead in nominations in the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards
Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney is about a young boy named Chiron, who battles with his tough environment, drug addicted mother, and sexual identity. The film is based on the play entitled, In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by McCraney. The film follows Chiron through three acts of his life … Continue reading Check out the Outstanding Indie hit, Moonlight