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Viola Davis stars in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

The Netflix original, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom starring Viola Davis is clocking up a few Academy Award nominations. The Ceremony will take place on 26th April this year.  

 

Well done to Andra Day and her Golden Globes win for her starring role in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. Read our review on the Lee Daniels directed film now showing on Sky Cinema.

BFI's MorganaMelvin

The BFI appoints it’s first production inclusion manager in Morgana Melvin.

Her twitter biog reads; “…Invested in inclusion behind the camera…”

You can follow her on twitter @morganasneddon

Not our usual genre, but we couldn’t resist! Asking For A Friend is the debut novel from actress, filmmaker and comedian, Andi Osho. We could easily see this book being turned into a film (make it so, Universe!)

(image: Andi Osho)

Gabrielle Union joins Zach Braff in a remake of the comedy movie, Cheaper By The Dozen

(image credit: Getty Images)

Steve McQueen’s films are like little love letters to first generation Windrush settlers.

(image credit: BBC/GoldenGlobes)

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