Diversionary Theatre’s ‘Azul’ offers rare story about queer women of color

Playwright C. Quintana based some elements of the story on her own Cuban-American experience By Pam Kragen Nov. 19, 2021 6 AM PT Over the years, C. Quintana has written nearly a dozen plays. But several years ago, the queer Cuban-American playwright realized something was missing in her scripts, and she wanted to do something about […]

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‘Womb: Women Of My Billion’ Trailer: First Look At Doc From ‘Delhi Crime’ Producers

By Matt Grobar Ajitesh Sharma’s debut feature is billed as a heart-wrenching, heartwarming narrative of the plight, dreams, rights, and fight against all forms of violence that unify the women of present-day India, exploring the common reality of living in an indefatigable patriarchal society, and calling for an end to the dowry system, which dehumanizes women […]

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Afrofuturist and horror writer Tananarive Due: “Invite more Black creators to the table”

The Superhero Issue Roxane Gay10.22.2021 1:41 PM We spoke, via Zoom, about her work as a pioneer of horror, how she got her start, and the future of Afrofuturism. This interview has been edited for clarity. She has written award-winning short stories and novels and is also working in film and television. As a professor […]

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Female video producer, Mariam Anifowoshe putting Nigeria in the spotlight

Years ago, Nigeria’s Entertainment industry saw the uprising in a spectacular way of video Productions, which has been spectacularly intriguing. At the moment, about twenty thousand full length of films have been shot in Nigeria, with some Producers gunning for low budget Productions, with a request for high standard. READ MORE: Vanguard NGR

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Dominican Filmmaker Elyssa Aquino’s Debut Short, Secadora, Puts Afro-Latina Lesbians in Lead Roles

October 8, 2021 by Johanna Ferreira While we have seen more representation of people of color in the entertainment industry in recent years, the progress has been slow, especially when it comes to diverse Latinx representation in film, TV, and media. The mainstream portrayal of Latinidad is often of white or mestizo Latinxs, with Indigenous […]

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‘Madres’ and ‘The Manor’ Review: Maligned Women Uncover the Truth

Tenoch Huerta and Ariana Guerra in “Madres.”Credit…Alfonso Bresciani/Amazon Studios By Lena WilsonOct. 7, 2021, 7:00 a.m. ET “Madres,” a new film directed by ​​Ryan Zaragoza, claims to be “inspired by true events,” like many paranormal thrillers before it. But unlike many of those films, this one isn’t borrowing from urban legends or famous ghost stories — it’s […]

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Lisa Ling’s CNN series ‘This Is Life’ explores painful historic moments. One is personal

Stephen Battaglio Wed, October 6, 2021 As a TV journalist in the public eye for more than 20 years, Lisa Ling knows that criticism and angry comments from the public come with the territory. But she was taken aback by the viciousness of the remarks she saw last year when the country was shut down […]

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