October has been dubbed African American Speculative Fiction Month, to acknowledge the writers, artists, entertainers and independent publishers who are producing science fiction narratives, performances and art featuring Afrocentric themes.
By Kam Williams Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Kam Williams: I’ve loved all three of your feature films, this new one, and “Hunger” and “Shame” as well. They are so different from each other and yet quite remarkable and memorable, each in their own way. SM: Thank you. Well, I do my best. I’m just happy that […]
“This play is an ode to my father,” said Gregory. “It’s my way of letting him know, ‘I know who you are now.’” Gregory stressed to the audience how important these stories were to her and how important it is for everyone to share their stories with younger generations.
By Kam Williams Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper It’s the Fourth of July in suburbia where we find 16 year-old Abigayle (Aja Naomi King) caring for her bedridden mother (Yolonda Ross) while her father Joe’s (Wendell Pierce) job has taken him out of town. Normally, Joe can trust his dutiful daughter to […]
Legion entertainment scheduled for October: Fri Oct 11th: Sandy Lomax/Kenny Dotson/The Sensations (Motown/Temptations/Diana Ross review Tribute to the Vets) Sat Oct 12th: Ty Causey Fri Oct 18th: Ty Causey Fri Oct 19th: Ricky Bratton Fri Oct 25: Shelby McKinney […]
Fort Wayne native Justin Jordan directs/shoots/edits this ArtistDirector production with his wife Charity. The Atlanta-based web series recently won first place at this year’s Hollywood Black Film Festival. Click here to read the full article. Catch Karen’s “Mommy Uncensored” action starting from the very beginning. Eight episodes of raw, diaper-dandied entertainment and parenting gone wrong. […]
ATLANTA—Popular web series Mommy Uncensored won the First Place Web Series Jury Award at this year’s Hollywood Black Film Festival (Oct. 2 through Oct. 6). When asked about being selected to screen at the festival, Fort Wayne native Justin Jordan, who directs/shoots/edits the ArtistDirector production with his wife Charity, said, “We’re honored to be part […]