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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.
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.
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Steve McQueen’s films are like little love letters to first generation Windrush settlers.
(image credit: BBC/GoldenGlobes)
British Black women are short-changed when it comes to documenting their impact in the media. Dr. Francesca Sobande’s new book begins to highlight this oversight.
The year 2020 has left its trace across all sectors of the entertainment industry, independent film included. This year has however brought opportunity and many of the behemoths that dominated film are finding that they're facing competition and a re-drawing of lines...
"...Thanks to technology there were many online festivals, and this gives us hope to filmmakers that nothing can stop us to film!.." Amreen Ghouse directs a heartwarming story about how one little girl lets stereotypes get the...
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