sundance film festival

Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.

Originally titled Bandes des Filles (“band of girls” or “gangs of girls”) in its native France, Girlhood‘s story specifically follows Marieme. We’re introduced to her as…

The release of the highly successful film, “Fruitvale Station,” at last year’s Sundance Film Festival seemed to spark an increase in Black independent films and…

After a health related scare, actor/comedian Tracy Morgan was seen boarding a plane in Utah carrying an oxygen tank. As we previously reported, the star collapsed after accepting an award at the Sundance Film Festival and was rushed to the hospital. Utah’s Natural High While there was speculation that Morgan was intoxicated, his reps said […]

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.

The 10-day long Sundance Film Festival will have a distinctly hip-hop flavor in 2011. Scores of entertainers will converge in Park City, Utah from January 20th to the 30th for the largest independent film festival in the world. In addition to a dinner hosted by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Floyd Mayweather, there will be […]