PRESS ROOM: Gravitas Ventures Acquires Documentary, “Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha...

“The story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is not a Black story; it is an American story. Through our partnership with Gravitas, our goal...

TCM’s Jacqueline Stewart puts Black film history in focus

By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions about “Selma” with...

CHADIAN FILMMAKER TAKES A STRONG STAND FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Global Information Network Mahamat-Saleh Haroun was seven years old when he first heard that a newborn baby was found dead in the trash. A few...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...

‘Summer of Soul,’ ‘Drive My Car’ make Oscars shortlist

By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer Documentaries about Julia Child, “Black Woodstock,” the pandemic and The Velvet Underground and acclaimed international films like Japan’s “Drive...