THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (AAFCA) LAUNCHES SUMMER SCREENING SERIES

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (AAFCA) LAUNCHES SUMMER SCREENING SERIES

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) expands its 2018 summer programming. In addition to the 7th edition of SYNERGY ATL, AAFCA introduces its inaugural AAFCA Summer Screening Series. AAFCA’s first-ever Summer Screening Series takes place in Los Angeles and Atlanta with screenings of 30, 25, and 20-year-old anniversary titles that celebrate Black culture and…

The African American Film Critics Association Takes on Sundance

The African American Film Critics Association Takes on Sundance

By Guest Writer:  Ronda Penrice Every year the film industry converges on Park City, Utah for the Sundance Film Festival and AAFCA (African American Film Critics Association) is happy to be among them. “We’re thrilled,” says Gil Robertson, AAFCA president and co-founder. The organization representing the largest membership of Black film critics in this country…

The African American Film Critics Association Announces Its Celebration of Women in Cinema 

The African American Film Critics Association Announces Its Celebration of Women in Cinema 

(Los Angeles) – As part of its 9th Annual Awards Program, the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) proclaimed 2017 the “Year of the Woman in Cinema”. From big budget films like Patty Jenkin’s critically and commercially successful WONDER WOMAN, to equally important movies like THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, A UNITED KINGDOM, THE BEGUILED, DETROIT, and Dee Rees’ upcoming…

PRODUCER, DIRECTOR AND SCREENWRITER ROB HARDY TO RECEIVE AAFCA SYNERGY AWARD

PRODUCER, DIRECTOR AND SCREENWRITER ROB HARDY TO RECEIVE AAFCA SYNERGY AWARD

(ATLANTA) – The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will proudly celebrate the career achievements of producer/director Rob Hardy during its 6th Annual SYNERGY event in Atlanta on Thursday, July 20th. A signature program of the organization, AAFCA SYNERGY provides an opportunity for creative professionals in Atlanta and the Southeast to connect and collaborate with their peers. Hardy will join an outstanding group of Atlanta-based entrepreneurs…

THE ORIGINAL FREEDOM FIGHTING MAMA BLASTS ONTO TV

THE ORIGINAL FREEDOM FIGHTING MAMA BLASTS ONTO TV

Aisha Hinds (“All The Way”) has been cast in the starring role of Harriet Tubman in the upcoming second season of WGN America’s hit drama series “Underground.” The actress talks to Cinema Buzz’s Shawn Edwards about playing such an iconic figure and bringing her to life along with the show’s director Anthony Hemingway.  Hinds called the…

THE 100 BEST BLACK MOVIES (EVER)
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THE 100 BEST BLACK MOVIES (EVER)

What is a black film? It’s a film about the black experience. It’s also a movie that is written, directed or produced by someone black. Or a film that stars blacks in the lead roles. The following is the list of the best black films ever made. Originally compiled in 2007 it has been updated…

A VERY UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK YEAR IN MOVIES AND TV
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A VERY UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK YEAR IN MOVIES AND TV

“Burn Hollywood burn I smell a riot Goin’ on first they’re guilty now they’re gone/Yeah I’ll check out a movie/But it’ll take a black one to move me” –Public Enemy That was no problem in 2016. The amount of quality feature films, documentaries and TV shows released in 2016 about the black experience easily make…