Sundance Film Festival

‘Step’ To This!  Sundance Doc Gets Theatrical Date

‘Step’ To This! Sundance Doc Gets Theatrical Date

by LaToya Cross   Apr 13, 2017

Stepping is an art form with a meaning that stems deeper than rhythmic foot pounds to the floor, hand claps, and saucy finger snaps.... Read More


Watch the Exciting Teaser for Stanley Nelson’s HBCU Doc

by Britni Danielle   Jan 25, 2017

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, director Stanley Nelson told a packed crowd at the Blackhouse, a space dedicated to supporting Black multi-platform content creators, that... Read More

Will & Jada Smith Are Partnering With Sundance to Support Diverse Filmmaking

Will & Jada Smith Are Partnering With Sundance to Support Diverse Filmmaking

by Britni Danielle   Jan 23, 2017

Nina Simone once said, “It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times,” and Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith want to help new artists... Read More

Black Sundance: 10 Films Not to Miss

Black Sundance: 10 Films Not to Miss

by #teamEBONY   Jan 21, 2016

The Sundance Film Festival comes splashing into Park City, Utah today, jam-packed with what is shaping up to be some pretty interesting films this... Read More

The Force Behind Sundance’s “Potent” Black Films

Black Films Shine at Sundance

by #teamEBONY   Feb 04, 2015

The story of the killing of a rising young Black leader in 1969 hit the Sundance audience hard. As the details of Fred Hampton’s... Read More

Dear White People

Dear White People Entertains at Sundance

by #teamEBONY   Jan 22, 2014

“For all the White people in the audience, on behalf of all the Black people in the world, you most definitely have permission to... Read More

Anita Hill

The Anita Hill Documentary Can Teach a New Generation About Sexual Harassment

by #teamEBONY   Jan 22, 2013

Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, the documentary titled Anita premiered. In the film, director Frieda Mock takes a look back at a look at... Read More

Shari Frilot

All Roads Lead to Sundance Film Festival

by Gil Robertson IV   Jan 10, 2013

There is perhaps no greater marketplace for American cinema than the Sundance Film Festival. Established in 1983 by screen icon Robert Redford, the annual... Read More


New Documentary Attacks the ‘War on Drugs’

by Chris Williams   Oct 23, 2012

For forty one years, the United States has been embroiled in the longest war in the nation’s history. Since its inception by President Richard... Read More

BlackStar Film Festival Launches

BlackStar Film Festival Launches

by Una-Kariim A. Cross   Aug 02, 2012

Imagine the city of brotherly love as the hot bed for an independent Black film festival started by a woman. Its success could locate... Read More