Thursday, April 2, 2020

Tag: black directors

History Made as ‘Black Panther’ and ‘A...

The weekend box office for March 9-11 has been a historic one for Black filmmakers. With "Black Panther" continuing to dominate in the no....

Ava DuVernay Discloses Why She Rejected the...

https://youtu.be/Wp-QHdX-vak?t=8m30s Film director and screenwriter Ava DuVernay dropped by "The Breakfast Club" Friday and admitted to turning down the opportunity to direct the Black revolutionary...

Study Finds Disney Failed to Hire Black...

A new study from the University of Southern California finds there has been no change in the number of Black movie directors in the...

The African American History Museum Will Feature...

Acclaimed documentary and narrative filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Jr. has been making films that focus on African-American and Native American history since 1989. Nelson has directed...

Excitement Over Mattel’s Ava DuVernay Barbie Muted...

Mattel recently announced the arrival of six special Barbie dolls all crafted in the likeness of influential women like Selma director Ava DuVernay—but little...

Gina Prince-Bythewood Hopes to Bring ‘Black Lives...

Coming off celebrating her Oscar-nominated film Beyond the Lights, Gina Prince-Bythewood is embarking on a new project that could bring the Black Lives Matter movement...

‘Being Mary Jane’ Director Opens Up About...

Being Mary Jane is a scripted drama about the plights of a Black woman searching for love both internally and externally, but within the...

5 Reasons a Few Black Shows and...

Black Executives in Hollywood Are Still Nearly Nonexistent According to the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American...

8 Black Female Movie Directors Leading the...

Ava DuVernay Film critics and moviegoers alike were expecting DuVernay to make award season history at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, but nobody needed...

Do You Know Them All? 11 of...

Tyler Perry The Atlanta-based filmmaker takes the top spot, with $844 million in gross earnings over 13 films. His biggest money-maker was Madea Goes To...