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20 Apr. 2017

“Dolores” big hit at SFFILM60


SFFILM wrapped the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 5–19) with 249 screenings of 181 films from 51 countries, which were attended by some 200 filmmakers and industry guests from 15 countries. Over two weeks, the 60th SFFILM Festival showed 66 narrative features, 36 documentary features, two New Visions features, two television series, and […]

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13 Mar. 2017

Laurence Fishburne & Larenz Tate, new scripted online series, BRONZEVILLE


  Are you watching BRONZEVILLE? Written by Academy Award® and BAFTA nominee Josh Olson (A History of Violence), “Bronzeville” chronicles the lives of players in the lottery games while illuminating the self-sustainability of the community’s African American residents. All episodes of “Bronzeville” feature original songs from composers, 1500 Or Nothin, a musical ensemble founded by […]

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06 Mar. 2017

Janelle Monae at Easterseals Bay Area


Oscar winner Janelle Monae to headline 90th Anniversary and Spring Gala Benefit for Easterseals Bay Area Saturday, April 22, 2017 Marriott Marquis Hotel 780 Mission Street – San Francisco, CA Easterseals Bay Area (http://www.eastersealsbayarea.org/) is the leading organization committed to ensuring that all children with physical or developmental disabilities have access to the highest-quality, customized, […]

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23 Feb. 2017

Oscar Insider Tanya Hart


Tanya Hart is a phenomenon. This celebrated TV Host, Producer, Radio Personality and vocalist is also an Oscar insider. Based in Los Angeles, Hart has covered the coveted celebrity-studded event for over two decades—positing her in rarified air, until late. Though few African Americans have enjoyed this privilege–certainly not as consistently as Hart has–progress is […]

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18 Jan. 2017

Women march on Washington in solidarity


The Women’s March on Washington (January 21, 2017) is a women-led grassroots movement that seeks to bring people of all genders and backgrounds together to take a stand on social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care. Over 200 sister marches are to occur across the country. […]

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09 Jan. 2017

Golden Globes–Ross, Davis, Stone MOONLIGHT and more, winners ecstatic!


MOONLIGHT received “Best Picture” win at 2017 Golden Globes Director Barry Jenkins with Talk2SV MOONLIGHT, the film, is the illumination of Chiron. Chiron, a resilient though vulnerable male child of a drug-addicted single mother in South Central Florida, unfolds in three phases of his life: elementary school Chiron (Alex Hibbert), high school Chiron (Ashton Sanders), and […]

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06 Oct. 2016

Ava Duvernay’s “13th” at SF Doc Film Fest November 4


“13th” released on Netflix Oct. 7th         The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary, 13TH, refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The […]

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26 Sep. 2016

New movie seeks to “get out the vote”


FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES announces in-theatre Voter Registration Initiative for release of ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’ To support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Fox Searchlight Pictures will be launching a Nationwide Voter Registration initiative to encourage Americans to register to vote. Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, […]

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15 Sep. 2016

In Conversation—Hillsong Band transforms through worship


The world is pleading for harmony in mass proportion–GOD is answering that prayer through the transformative power of a group of friends, teenagers who met at their church’s youth group a number of years ago, now heralded around the globe. The music of Hillsong UNITED, born out of Sydney Australia’s Hillsong Church takes center stage […]

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06 Sep. 2016

“Queen Sugar” now on OWN, Ava Duvernay directs


The Oprah Winfrey Network lives up to its founder’s living legend. Winfrey, the most successful woman in daytime TV history has found her stride, yet again. Tonight, Winfrey’s Oprah Winfrey Network, OWN for short, rolls out the beguiling sibling drama–QUEEN SUGAR–from the incomparable insightful directorial proclivities of Ava Duvernay (“Selma,” “I Will Follow”), based on […]

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