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‘Night of the Kings’ explores the rich traditions of African culture

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/ photos courtesy of NEON

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that fills the screen with magnificent visuals, thrills with charismatic actors and offers an engaging storyline. “Night of the Kings” is that...

Idris Elba, Folake Olowofoyeku and Dayo Okeniyi tapped for Image Awards

The full list of nominees for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards is out and includes nods to several African actors.

Idris Elba, Folake Olowofoyeku, Yvonne Orji, Dayo Okeniyi,  Adjoa Andoh and Nnamdi Asomugha all received NAACP Image...

The Academy Honors Tyler Perry

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The Academy will present its Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to filmmaker Tyler Perry and to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF).

Perry is slated to receive the statuette at the 93rd...

Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha sizzle on screen in 'Sylvie’s Love'

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/ Photos courtesy of Amazon Studio

Boy meets girl, boy gets girl, boy loses girl. What is about rom-coms that makes us all dewy-eyed and drawn to them?  Just ask writer/director Eugene Ashe whose latest film “...

Babyface, Brandy and Smokey Robinson to perform at the Soul Train Awards

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/ Photos by Royalty Images

BET has announced a list of performers and presenters scheduled to hit the virtual stage at the 2020 Soul Train Awards.

“Feed Your Soul,” is the theme of this year’s show is...

DaBaby leads BET Hip Hop Awards nominations

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

BET has announced the nominees for the 15th annual “Hip Hop Awards,” honoring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories.

Rising superstar, and winner of the 2019 Hip Hop Awards “Best New...

Chinonye Chukwu to direct feature on Emmett Till

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Nigerian director Chinonye Chukwu is set to helm a feature film based on Emmett Till's tragic death.

An award winning filmmaker and social justice advocate, her most recent movie "Clemency" about a...

Côte d’Azur Web TV Festival Unveils Lineup for 2020

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Created by Clinton H. Wallace in 2019, the 1st Côte d’Azur Webfest received over 200 entries through Film Freeway and took place at Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Marche Du Film at the famous Gray d’ Albion...

Sterling K. Brown, John Legend tapped for AAFCA Honors

By Smantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Royalty Images

America’s largest black film critics organization is planning to host their first ever virtual award ceremony this Saturday.

With a special performance by Abby Dobson, the...

Kwame Patterson joins the cast of “David Makes Man”

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Oprah Winfrey Network has added two new series regulars for the second season of “David Makes Man,” the Peabody Award–winning drama from Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”).