2019 Celebration of Black Cinema

2019 Celebration of Black Cinema

by Pete Hammond | Deadline Hollywood Eddie Murphy will receive the Career Achievement Award, and Nia Long, Chiwetel Ejiofor and director Kasi Lemmons will also be honored December 2 at the Celebration of Black Cinema presented by the Critics Choice Association...
Harriet (2019)

Harriet (2019)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Clarke Peters, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Omar J. Dorsey, Henry Hunter Hall, Tim Guinee, Nick Basta, Joseph Lee Anderson, Antonio J Bell, CJ McBath,...
Kasi Lemmons On Directing Cynthia Erivo In Harriet

Kasi Lemmons On Directing Cynthia Erivo In Harriet

By Antonia Blyth | Deadline Hollywood When Kasi Lemmons saw that Cynthia Erivo was attached in the titular role of Harriet, Lemmons knew she wanted to direct the film. Then together, the pair worked hard to present an authentic picture of legendary abolitionist...
Cynthia Erivo Hopes to Quell Your Fears

Cynthia Erivo Hopes to Quell Your Fears

by Monique Jones | Shadow and Act Set production on the Kasi Lemmons-directed Harriet has started, prompting new criticisms of Cynthia Erivo, who has been cast as Harriet Tubman. According to Deadline, the film will focus on Tubman’s life, including her time as...
Half the Picture (2018)

Half the Picture (2018)

Director: Amy Adrion Writer(s): Amy Adrion Starring: Ava DuVernay, Jill Soloway, Lena Dunham, Miranda July, Catherine Hardwicke, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Rosanna Arquette, Jamie Babbit, Emily Best, Maria Burton, Patricia Cardoso, Brenda Chapman, Martha Coolidge,...
Unsung Hollywood: Meagan Good (2016)

Unsung Hollywood: Meagan Good (2016)

Your browser does not support iframes. Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Laz Alonso, Joelle Barchan, Amy Bell, Jim Brown, DeVon Franklin, La’Myia Good, Leon Good, Meagan Good, Carnetta Jones, Tamara LaSeon Bass, Kasi Lemmons, Romany Malco, Robert...
S&A Chats with Meegan Good

S&A Chats with Meegan Good

By Aramide A Tinubu | Shadow and Act Meagan Good has been working in the entertainment industry for well over twenty years. She first burst onto the scene as the troubled and secretive tween, Cicely Batiste in Kasi Lemmons’ 1960’s era “Eve’s Bayou” alongside Samuel L....
Black Nativity (2013)

Black Nativity (2013)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Kasi Lemmons, Langston Hughes (play) Starring: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nas, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Luke James, Grace Gibson, Rotimi, J. Mallory McCree, Henry Hunter...
Disconnect (2012)

Disconnect (2012)

Director: Henry Alex Rubin Writer(s): Andrew Stern Starring: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot, Colin Ford, Jonah Bobo, Haley Ramm, Norbert Leo Butz, Kasi Lemmons, John...
Talk to Me (2007)

Talk to Me (2007)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Michael Genet, Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps, Peter MacNeill, Adam Gaudreau, Taraji P. Henson, Cedric the Entertainer, Martin Sheen, J. Miles Dale, Sean MacMahon, Richard Chevolleau,...
Sweets to the Sweet: The Candyman Mythos (2004)

Sweets to the Sweet: The Candyman Mythos (2004)

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz Writer(s): N/A Starring: Alan Poul, Bernard Rose, Virginia Madsen, Clive Barker, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons Synopsis:  In 1992 author Clive Barker, director Bernard Rose (Paperhouse, Immortal Beloved) and composer Phillip Glass would join forces...
Sisters in Cinema (2003)

Sisters in Cinema (2003)

Director: Yvonne Welbon Writer(s): Yvonne Welbon Starring: Stephanie Allain, Madeline Anderson, Maya Angelou, Neema Barnette, Julie Dash, Bridgett M. Davis, DeMane Davis, Zeinabu irene Davis, Cheryl Dunye, Shari Frilot, Dianne Houston, Coquie Hughes, Kasi Lemmons,...
Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs (2002)

Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs (2002)

Director: Dave Snyder Writer(s): Dave Snyder Starring: John Douglas, Jodie Foster, Peter Gallagher, Scott Glenn, Gene Hackman, Anthony Heald, David Hibbard, Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, Kasi Lemmons, Richard Mareck, Tom McCormack, Mike Medavoy, Maggie Phillips, Edward...
The Caveman’s Valentine (2001)

The Caveman’s Valentine (2001)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): George Dawes Green (novel & screenplay) Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colm Feore, Ann Magnuson, Damir Andrei, Aunjanue Ellis, Tamara Tunie, Peter MacNeill, Jay Rodan, Rodney Eastman, Anthony Michael Hall, Kate McNeil, Leonard L....
Dr. Hugo (1996)

Dr. Hugo (1996)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Kasi Lemmons Starring: Vondie Curtis-Hall, Michael Beach, Victoria Rowell, Kelli Wheeler, Stacye P. Branche, Sonya Hensley, Monique Edwards Synopsis: Set in a Savannah-esque environment, Dr. Hugo makes very personal house calls to...
Drop Squad (1994)

Drop Squad (1994)

Director: David C. Johnson Writer(s): David Taylor, David C. Johnson, Butch Robinson tarring: Eriq La Salle, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Ving Rhames, Kasi Lemmons, Leonard L. Thomas, Nicole Powell, Eric Payne, Crystal R. Fox, Vanessa Williams, Michael Ralph, Billy ‘Sly’...
Candyman (1992)

Candyman (1992)

Director: Bernard Rose Writer(s): Bernard Rose, Clive Barker Starring: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, DeJuan Guy, Marianna Elliott, Ted Raimi, Ria Pavia, Mark Daniels, Lisa Ann Poggi, Adam Philipson, Eric Edwards, Carolyn...
The Five Heartbeats (1991)

The Five Heartbeats (1991)

Director: Robert Townsend Writer(s): Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans Starring: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry Lennix, Tico Wells, Diahann Carroll, Harold Nicholas, Tressa Thomas, John Canada Terrell, Chuck Patterson, Hawthorne James, Roy Fegan, Troy...
The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)

The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)

Director: Larry Elikan Writer(s): William Bast, Paul Huson, Michael Petryni Starring: Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Bonnie Bartlett, Lindsay Frost, Alan Autry, Joe Spano, Holly Fields, Brock Peters, Stephen Elliott, Robert Ginty, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Silvana Gallardo,...
School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Kyme, Joe Seneca, Ellen Holly, Art Evans, Ossie Davis, Bill Nunn, James Bond III, Branford Marsalis, Kadeem Hardison, Eric Payne, Spike Lee, Anthony...

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