Simply the Best: HBO airs documentary of legendary singer Tina Turner

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

HBO is releasing an intimate portrait of legendary singer Tina Turner.

Directed by Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin, “Tina” features private footage, audio tapes, personal photos, and new interviews,...

‘Ludi is a character that resembles the resilience of immigrant women,’ says director Edson Jean

By Samantha Ofole-Prince / Photos courtesy of Bantufy Films

Dreaming of a land of milk and honey but finding a lean existence instead. It’s a familiar tale for many immigrants and one director Edson Jean explores in his new film “Ludi...

'2 Weeks in Lagos' makes its US Debut

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Directed by Kathryn Fasegha, it's a romantic drama filmed in Nigeria's most populous city and follows an investment banker and his quest for true love.

Starring Mawuli Gavor, Deyemi Okanlawon, Shafy...

Trailer debuts for Michael B. Jordan’s latest film

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo by Royalty Image

Based on Tom Clancy’s book “Without Remorse,”  it stars Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim”) and Lauren London and follows a Navy SEAL who uncovers an international...

TBFF to feature films from Cameroon, Ghana, Namibia and Nigeria

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The 9th annual Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF), Canada’s largest celebration of Black History Month, will feature films from around the globe, including Canada, USA, Australia, Cameroon, Namibia, Nigeria,...

Amazon Prime Video releases official trailer for ‘Lovers Rock’

By Samantha Ofole-Prince / Photo Credit: Parisa Taghizedeh / Amazon Prime Video.

Amazon Prime Video has released the official trailer for “Lovers Rock,” the second film in Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology which consists of several...

Movies from Nigeria and the Sudan to showcase at NYAFF

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Ngozi Onwurah's film, Olive Nwosu's coming of age drama and Adé Sultan Sangodoyin's LGBT movie are some of the African dramas which will screen at the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF), which returns...

A Trinidadian tale, an Angolan drama and a Nigerian film kick off AFI Fest

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Passports, visas and other travel documents are the mainstay of GDN Studios "Eyimofe," an engaging Nigerian immigration drama, which weaves a compelling tale of two families in Lagos.  Coinciding with the...

“Iyanla: Fix My Life” returns for its seventh season

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's popular series “Iyanla: Fix My Life” is returning for a seventh season.

Featuring spiritual life coach, author and executive producer, Iyanla Vanzant, the opening episode...

Regina King’s feature directorial debut to release in theaters

Amazon Studios has set a release date for Oscar and Emmy-winner Regina King’s feature directorial debut, "One Night in Miami."

The film will open in select theaters on December 25, 2020, followed by a global launch on January 15, 2021...