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Roland Martin caught up with director Ava DuVernay during the Color Of Change’s 10th Anniversary Gala. During their chat, DuVernay discussed the relaunch of The…
Hello Beautiful favorite Ava DuVernay is once again making moves, but this time she’s behind the keyboard instead of behind the camera. DuVernay and over 40 of her amazing fellow Black filmmakers are participating in a Rebel-A-Thon on Twitter to raise awareness about DuVernay’s Black film collective AAFRM (specifically the #ARRAY membership drive) and to generally […]
As previously reported Selma director Ava DuVernay is supposedly in talks with Marvel about working her magic on an upcoming superhero film. However, the name of another director in the…
Tim Story is one of Hollywood’s best kept secrets. While the fight for more Black directors behind the camera continues, Story has helmed a major…
When the time came for the country to elect a new president, Obama wasn’t the only one feeling like they needed a change. In the…
Cassandra Freeman has Rihanna to thank for tapping into her inner superwoman for Kinyarwanda. “I would listen to ‘Run This Town’ to get into character” the actress shares. Freeman plays Lt. Rose, a tough as nails soldier, whose mission is to protect a group of refugees during the height of the Rwandan genocide. The character […]
Director Ava DuVernay continues the revolution in black cinema with KINYARWANDA, the second release of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM). AFFRM’s first release, I Will Follow, directed by DuVernay (starring Salli Richardson-Whitfield and Omari Hardwick), won the 2010 UrbanWorld Film Festival Award for Best Narrative Feature, and received glowing reviews from critics and […]
On Sunday, January 23, 2011, AFFRM (African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement) hosted the first of our trio of dinners for black filmakers and filmthinkers at Sundance Film Festival. These dynamic group conversations on “all things black + indie + film” take place at Cafe Terigo, overlooking Main Street in Park City over three nights.
HelloBeautiful’s co-founder Ava DuVernay is a filmmaker and publicist who hopes to spread the distribution of black-themed films with her new organization, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM). In March, black film festivals based in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle and Los Angeles will be the first backers of the movement to collectively get […]
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