We need more directors willing to take risks with films like Get Out.
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Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
A TV review of OWN Network's new soap opera "Queen Sugar," created by Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey.
The black film canon; Relevance of "Weiner"; Executive pay higher when women are on boards; Fate of female-driven Wall Street movie; Nate Moore puts Marvel in the black.
Daily Dot kills its comments section; Netflix's racist algorithm; Veil of diversity in "Sleepy Hollow"; Warning for screenwriters; Why story structure formulas don't work.
Being young, white male directors with one indie hit gets you a blockbuster like Jurassic World. Why doesn't the same hold true for female directors and directors of color?
An interview with Chaz Ebert conducted by Shannon M. Houston of Paste Magazine.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and DVD including "Beyond the Lights," "The Hunger Games, Mockingjay, Part 1," and "R100".
A report from the Athena Film Festival 2015.
"Life Itself" will be honored by the African American Film Critics Association.
Lists from our critics and contributors on the best of 2014.
How "Maleficent" subverts Christian symbolism; A crash course in diva; Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly on "The Homestretch"; "Sports Night" was Aaron Sorkin at his best; Peter Erskine on "Whiplash."
Sam Fragoso interviews the director of "Love and Basketball" and "Beyond the Lights," Gina Prince-Bythewood.
A piece on the wave of new Black women directors, including Gina Prince-Bythewood, Amma Assante, Ava DuVernay and Dee Rees.
Odie Henderson went to TIFF 2014 and shares his favorites from this year's fest, along with a glimpse of what's it like on the ground at a fest like Toronto.
By all accounts, 2013 has been a striking year for black film directors. But is the real story about black directors working in television?