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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‘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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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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Aishwarya Rai to Receive Women in Film India’s Meryl Streep Award for Excellence (Exclusive)

1:06 AM PDT 9/6/2018 by Nyay Bhushan Getty Images Aishwarya Rai Bachchan https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-29/html/container.html The Bollywood star and former Miss World is the headline name at the first WIFT India Awards taking place in Washington D.C. on Sept. 8. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is set to receive the inaugural Meryl Streep Award for Excellence at the first […]

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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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