The 2020 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees are Here!

The 2020 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees are Here!

by Matt Warren | Film Independent Spirit Awards Wouldn’t you know it, the Film Independent Spirit Awards are now old enough to run for President, just in time for the 2020 elections. That’s right: this year’s ceremony recognizing the best (and budget-friendliest) in...
Clemency (2019)

Clemency (2019)

Director: Chinonye Chukwu Writer(s): Chinonye Chukwu Starring: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Danielle Brooks, Wendell Pierce, Richard Schiff, LaMonica Garrett, Vernee Watson, Michael O’Neill, Dennis Haskins, Noshir Dalal, Michelle C. Bonilla, Richard Gunn, Debbie...
Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch for 2019

Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch for 2019

By Variety Staff| Variety Variety has announced its 10 Screenwriters to Watch for 2019, an honor the publication has bestowed for over a decade. This year’s honorees will be feted in the October 8th issue of Variety as well as at a reception at the Mill Valley Film...
A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story (2020)

A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story (2020)

Director: Chinonye Chukwu Writer(s): Elaine Brown (book), Alyssa Hill (screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Based on the memoir of Black Panther Leader, Elaine Brown, the first and only woman leader of the group. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre:...
Mati Diop Becomes The First Black Woman To Have A Film At Cannes

Mati Diop Becomes The First Black Woman To Have A Film At Cannes

by Jordan Simon | Shadow and Act 2019 has seen some historic firsts for Black women on the film festival front. In February, Nigerian-American filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu became the first Black woman to win the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for her U.S....
Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup

Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January...

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