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Melvin Van Peebles, The Godfather Of Black Cinema, Dead At 89

The beloved filmmaker was surrounded by family at the time of passing.

Barry Jenkins Is Directing A Sequel To ‘The Lion King’

The Oscar-winner will bring his vision the live-action film. 

Barry Jenkins Will Reportedly Direct A Biopic About Alvin Ailey

Ailey’s “Revelations” piece is one of the most-performed in modern dance history.

2019 Academy Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ Spike Lee, Regina King Among The Nominees

The 2019 Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday (Jan. 22), and some of our favorites are up for some big awards. The highly-coveted nominations were announced by…

Barry Jenkins Proves Love Is The Great Equalizer In ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Inside Manhattan’s Essex Hotel, Barry Jenkins sits with his legs crossed in a sparsely furnished room on the third floor. The Academy-Award winning director is in town…

‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins To Adapt James Baldwin Novel For Next Movie

For his feature follow-up to the Oscar-winning Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins will be adapting James Baldwin. Jenkins will direct If Beale Street Could Talk, which he…

Mahershala Ali Admits He’s Still Adjusting To Fame As A Black Man In New GQ Spread

Academy-Award winner Mahershala Ali has taken a boring “let me remember my rent is due so I should go to work” kind of Monday and turned into a spirited day of…

Barry Jenkins Lends His Directorial Prowess To “The Underground Railroad” Amazon Series

Moonlight’s stellar director, Barry Jenkins, will write and direct a new one-hour drama series on Amazon based on Colson Whitehead’s bestselling book, The Underground Rai…