‘Star Wars’ and diversity could draw more Oscar viewers, film academy president says
Every year, the producers of the Oscar telecast have to please two distinct audiences: the members of the Academy of... Read more
Film wants world to see effect of police deadly force on blacks
In 2001, April Martin was a production assistant for WCPO-TV in Cincinnati when riots rocked the city after an unarmed black... Read more
Kevin Hart and 2,500 fans race Philly
Kevin Hart stood outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art Saturday, preparing for what he had earlier tweeted would be a “Rocky moment.” “You are looking at... Read more
Spike Lee on honorary Oscar: ‘This came out of nowhere, but that’s how blessings often come’
Spike Lee was surprised to learn that he was being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture... Read more
The Urbanworld® Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Slate
The 19th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks(BET) with founding sponsor HBO, today announced all of the films that will be showcased. The nation’s largest competitive... Read more