Black Intimacy @ MoMA

Black Intimacy @ MoMA

VENUE: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), NYC DATE & TIME: Through October 16, 2017 (see schedule) DESCRIPTION: Black Intimacy explores the ways in which black familial, romantic, and platonic relationships have been portrayed onscreen, with a particular focus on...
Charles Burnett and Others Set for Academy’s Governors Awards

Charles Burnett and Others Set for Academy’s Governors Awards

Kristopher Tapley | Variety Writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland, and director Agnes Varda will receive honorary Oscars this year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday. The prizes will be...
Week-Long NYC (Film Society) Run of ‘To Sleep with Anger’

Week-Long NYC (Film Society) Run of ‘To Sleep with Anger’

from Shadow & Act Unfortunately this is only for New Yorkers, kicking off tomorrow, September 9, for a 1-week run through the 15th, at Film Society of Lincoln Center; although it may travel. Charles Burnett became known to world cinema when his 1978 UCLA thesis...
To Sleep With Anger to Screen at Venice Film Festival

To Sleep With Anger to Screen at Venice Film Festival

By Sergio | Shadow and Act Over the past few years, the Venice Film Festival, which celebrates its 72nd anniversary in September, has presented newly restored versions of classic films in the Classics section at the festival. Yesterday their list of restored films to...
Spirits of Rebellion: Black Film at UCLA (2011)

Spirits of Rebellion: Black Film at UCLA (2011)

Director: Zeinabu Irene Davis Writer(s): N/A Starring: Gay Abel-Bey, Shirikiana Aina, Adisa Anderson, Michelle A. Banks, S. Torriano Berry, Carroll Parrott Blue, Charles Burnett, Ben Caldwell, Larry Clark, Julie Dash, Zeinabu Irene Davis, Cora Lee Day, Jamaa Fanaka,...
These Amazing Shadows (2011)

These Amazing Shadows (2011)

 Director: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton Writer(s): Douglas Blush, Paul Mariano Starring: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek, Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, Barry Jenkins, John Singleton Synopsis: Tells the history and importance of The National...
The Glass Shield (1994)

The Glass Shield (1994)

 Director: Charles Burnett Writer(s): Charles Burnett, John Eddie Johnson Starring: Erich Anderson, Richard Anderson, Thomas Babson, Monty Bane, Ernie Lee Banks, Michael Boatman, Jean Hubbard-Boone, James Boyce, Gaye Shannon-Burnett, Bernie Casey, Linden Chiles,...
To Sleep with Anger (1990)

To Sleep with Anger (1990)

Director: Charles Burnett Writer(s): Charles Burnett Starring:  Paul Butler, DeVaughn Nixon, Mary Alice, Reina King, Cory Curtis, Richard Brooks, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Carl Lumbly, Vonetta McGee, Paula Bellamy, Danny Glover, Wonderful Smith, Ethel Ayler, DeForest Covan,...
Bless Their Little Hearts (1983)

Bless Their Little Hearts (1983)

Director: Billy Woodberry Writer(s): Charles Burnett Starring: Nate Hardman, Kaycee Moore, Angela Burnett, Ronald Burnett, Kimberly Burnett, Langston Woodberry, Eugene Cherry, Ellis Griffin, Ernest Knight, Lawrence Pierott Synopsis: This spare, emotionally resonant...
Killer of Sheep (1978)

Killer of Sheep (1978)

 Director: Charles Burnett Writer(s): Charles Burnett Starring: Henry G. Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett, Eugene Cherry, Jack Drummond, Slim, Delores Farley, Dorothy Stengel, Tobar Mayo, Chris Terrill, Lawrence Pierott, Russell Miles, Homer Jai,...