Netflix Signs Development Deal With Kalinda Vazquez; Sets YA Thriller As First Project

Courtesy of Violeta Meyners Photography by Rosy Cordero December 13, 2021 Netflix signed a multi-year overall deal with creator, writer, and producer Kalinda Vazquez (Star Trek: Discovery, Fear The Walking Dead). Under the terms of the deal, she will create, write and produce new series and other projects at the streamer. Vazquez is already writing […]

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‘Beans’ review: Compelling coming-of-age story and history lesson in one

By Roxana Hadadi Published December 3, 2021 3:05PM EntertainmentFOX 10 Phoenix Kiawentiio in “Beans.” Screenshot: YouTube. Washington, D.C. – “Beans” is a dual coming-of-age story and history lesson, and both halves of this compelling and emotionally affecting film are well-done.  Filmmaker Tracey Deer revisits her childhood and the Kanesatake Resistance of 1990 in an accessible film […]

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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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Reel Sisters Becomes the First Qualifying Film Festival for Women of Color

HBR Media Team Film Festivals Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series has officially made history this year by becoming the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival for narrative shorts devoted to women of color! The festival’s new status is a game changer for women’s access to Oscar consideration in the Live Action […]

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At Sundance, The Films Took A Hard Look At Race In America

Storytellers behind seven major movies are working through the themes that haunt our national headlines. By Matthew Jacobs Courtesy of Sundance Institute Clockwise from left: “Monster,” “Tyrel,” “Sorry to Bother You.” 280 “Representation” has become a buzzword over the past few years, often used to excoriate the limited diversity that Hollywood brings to our big […]

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In the Next 2 Years, Only 15 Hollywood Studio Movies Will Be Directed By Women

Hazel Cills Director Ava DuVernay / Image via Getty When it comes to helming major Hollywood studio projects, the future for female directors in 2018 and 2019 doesn’t look too bright. IndieWire reports on the 2018 and 2019 schedule for films coming out of studios like Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Sony, and finds that so […]

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