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Gbam Attends The 'When Love Kills" Premiere In Atlanta

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit: Marcus Ingram/TV One

Gbam TV was in attendance as TV One hosted the Atlanta premiere for their upcoming film, “When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story” at the Regal Atlantic Station to a packed theater of over 400 attendees...

The Pan African Film Festival Is Seeking Submissions

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The 26th Annual Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is ready to take moviegoers on a cinematic journey with international film screenings from around the globe with the announcement of its Call for Submissions.

The nation’s largest...

‘Girls Trip’ director Inks New Deal With Universal

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Universal Pictures has entered into a first-look production agreement with writer, director and producer Malcolm D. Lee and his Blackmaled Productions.

Lee most recently directed and produced Universal Pictures’ comedy "Girls...

Liberia Celebrates Independence Day – In Pictures

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Clinton H. Wallace/@Photomundo

Liberia marked its 170th Independence Day on July 26 and the Liberian-American Community Organization Of Southern California (LACOSC) held a gala to celebrate on Saturday.


Oprah Winfrey Network Renews 'Queen Sugar' For Season 3

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced it has renewed "Queen Sugar," for a third season. The drama series, which chronicles the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, debuted its second season last month with its highest-rated...

New 'Black Panther' Footage Premieres At Comic-Con

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Alberto E. Rodriguez

Ryan Coogler's upcoming Wakandan adventure "Black Panther" premiered to a few select folks over the weekend at the comic convention held annually in San Diego, California.

In attendance was the "...

Two Hollywood Producers Partner With Oprah

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Hollywood producers Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the award-winning team behind such hits as “Being Mary Jane,” “The Game” and “Girlfriends,” will create a new original one-hour series for the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).


Kunle Falodun Tapped To Oversee SPT's Growth In Africa

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is bringing on Kunle Falodun to oversee television content for Africa.

Falodun, who will be based out of the London office, will help drive SPT’s ambitions for the continent.

In 2004, he...

'Girls Trip' VIP Screening Brings Out The Stars

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by J. Wiggins for iOne

With a cast led by Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah, "Girls Trip,"  the new comedy from director/producer Malcolm D. Lee ("The Best Man" franchise) recently screened at the Essence Festival.


Gbam Attends 'The Incredible Jessica James' Premiere At EssenceFest

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit: Getty Images for Netflix

"The Incredible Jessica James" debuts on Netflix this month and stars Jessica Williams as a young playwright in New York city who, recovering from a breakup, begins a friendship with a divorcée played...