Star Wars, Black Woman, Victoria Mahoney

Black Woman Will Help Direct ‘Star Wars’ Film for the First Time Ever

by Teddy Grant   Apr 19, 2018

History has been made in the Star Wars universe as a Black woman will help direct Star Wars Episode IV.  JJ Abrams has hired Victoria Mahoney as... Read More

Season 3 of ‘Queen Sugar’ Lands 2-Night Premiere

Season 3 of ‘Queen Sugar’ Lands 2-Night Premiere

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 23, 2018

Fans of the Bordelon family have been awaiting the return of Nova, Charley and Ralph Angel. Fear not! OWN favorite Queen Sugar is officially... Read More

Ava DuVernay is working on a new series titled "Red Line."

Ava DuVernay Set to Direct DC Comics Film ‘New Gods’

by Teddy Grant   Mar 16, 2018

Following the release of A Wrinkle in Time, Ava DuVernay is set to direct another $100 million film. DuVernay is closing a deal with Warner... Read More

AAFCA REVIEW: Wrinkle in Time Taps in to Inner Child & Warrior Mode

AAFCA REVIEW: Wrinkle in Time Taps in to Inner Child & Warrior Mode

by Carla Renata   Mar 12, 2018

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a huge child at heart.  It’s a characteristic handed down from my beautiful, playful mother.  A... Read More

Directors

Black Directors Make History as ‘Black Panther’ Crosses $1 Billion, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Debuts at No. 2

by Teddy Grant   Mar 12, 2018

For the first time, black directors have claimed the two top spots at the box office. Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther made an estimated $41 million this past... Read More

Ryan Coogler Pens Heartfelt Essay to Ava DuVernay

Ryan Coogler Pens Heartfelt Essay to Ava DuVernay

by Christina Santi   Mar 09, 2018

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler penned an “ode” to his friend and fellow director Ava DuVernay on the opening day of A Wrinkle in... Read More

Ava DuVernay

With ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ Ava DuVernay Hopes to Inspire Young Girls

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 06, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time is one of the year’s most highly-anticipated films. Not only does the film star an all-star cast and director (Oprah Winfrey,... Read More

Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish & More Win Big During 2018 ABFF Honors (PHOTOS)

Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish & More Win Big During 2018 ABFF Honors (PHOTOS)

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 26, 2018

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) held its annual awards ceremony Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, bringing out some of the biggest stars in television... Read More

Ava DuVernay, Billy Dee Williams, Tiffany Haddish to Be Honored at Black Film Festival Awards

Ava DuVernay, Billy Dee Williams, Tiffany Haddish to Be Honored at Black Film Festival Awards

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 16, 2018

Ava DuVernay, Billy Dee Williams and Tiffany Haddish are among those who will be honored at this year’s ABFF Honors ceremony on Feb. 25.... Read More

Ava DuVernay is working on a new series titled "Red Line."

Ava DuVernay to Produce TV Series Centered on Police Shootings

by Zahara Hill   Feb 09, 2018

Acclaimed producer and director Ava DuVernay reportedly has a new project on the way. The Queen Sugar producer is working on a new TV series titled Red... Read More