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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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13 Mar. 2017

Celebrate women making history! Congratulations Viola Davis! FENCES now on DVD


FENCES–the feature film release that garnered Oscar, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe wins for Viola Davis–is now on DVD. Davis costarred with FENCES’ director and leading man, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington (Training Day, Glory), Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo, Saniyya Sidney along with Drama Desk and Obie Award winner Stephen Henderson. […]

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08 Mar. 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Lottery for $10 HAMILTON tix in San Francisco


You just may get a chance to see HAMILTON after all! Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (March 10th) in San Francisco at the SHN Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market Street at Hyde St. & 8th St). Forty-four tickets will […]

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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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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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17 Jan. 2017

Tyler Perry to Receive Fifth Annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian


The People’s Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian.   Perry was chosen as this year’s honoree in recognition of his efforts to change lives all over the world for the better. With the help of the Tyler Perry Foundation he has donated millions […]

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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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01 Jan. 2017

Tribute to the late actor-comedian, Ricky Harris


Condolences to the family of beloved Ricky Harris The year of 2016 bid farewell to many of our loved ones—I know personally–our dear mother passed away the day before Thanksgiving. Celebrated actor/comedian Ricky Harris, another person that I and countless others were fond of, also departed this life December 26, 2016. To honor his legacy, […]

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22 Dec. 2016

“Do The Right Thing” movie poster at Smithsonian in DC


The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture in the nation’s capitol (DC) has selected Art Sims’ 11:24 Design movie poster drawing for Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” iconic film, to be entered into its permanent collection, announced recently. Sims says of this recognition, “I am humbled that my agency, 11:24 Design, […]

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