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FURIOUS 7 Tops Winners of 16th Annual GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS; Full List FURIOUS 7 Tops Winners of 16th Annual GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS; Full List
by Movies News Desk - May 07, 2015

The winners of the 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards were announced last night in Beverly Hills. Among the big winners was Universal Pictures' Furious 7 trailer titled “Family” which won the Best of Show Prize and the top honor for Best Action.... (more...)
WAR FOR GUAM Documentary Screens for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month WAR FOR GUAM Documentary Screens for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
by Movies News Desk - May 04, 2015

This month to commemorate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Memorial Day, over 600 public television stations throughout the country will begin broadcasting War for Guam, the latest production by Columbia University faculty member, award-winning filmmaker, writer, and scholar, F... (more...)
Ford Foundation JustFilms Supports Four Films Tribeca Film Festival Ford Foundation JustFilms Supports Four Films Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - April 16, 2015

JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, is proud to have supported four films selected for this year's Tribeca Film Festivalthe New Yorkbased celebration of independent filmmaking.... (more...)
FURIOUS 7 Among Nominees for 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards; Full List! FURIOUS 7 Among Nominees for 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - April 10, 2015

The Golden Trailer Awards, the entertainment industry's best and most fun-filled celebration devoted to the year's most outstanding achievements in motion picture and television marketing, announced today the nominees in the 16th annual competition... (more...)
Oscar Award-Winning Film SELMA to be Available on Blu-Ray 5/5 Oscar Award-Winning Film SELMA to be Available on Blu-Ray 5/5
by Movies News Desk - March 27, 2015

Hailed as “extraordinary” (David Denby, The New Yorker), “deeply moving” (Claudia Puig, USA Today) and “a triumph” (A.O. Scott, New York Times), director Ava DuVernay's powerful drama SELMA debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 5, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution... (more...)
Oscar-Winning Film SELMA to Be Re-Released in Theaters 3/20 Oscar-Winning Film SELMA to Be Re-Released in Theaters 3/20
by Movies News Desk - March 18, 2015

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the historic march from SELMA to Montgomery, Alabama, Academy Award® and Golden Globe Award-winning film SELMA will be re-released for a special encore engagement beginning Friday March 20.... (more...)
Ava DuVernay's Critically Acclaimed Epic SELMA Out on Blu-ray Combo Pack 5/5 Ava DuVernay's Critically Acclaimed Epic SELMA Out on Blu-ray Combo Pack 5/5
by Movies News Desk - March 10, 2015

Hailed as “extraordinary” (David Denby, The New Yorker), “deeply moving” (Claudia Puig, USA Today) and “a triumph” (A.O. Scott, New York Times), director Ava DuVernay's powerful drama SELMA debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 5, 2015... (more...)
Film Festival to Spotlight Detroit-Based Activist Grace Lee Boggs Film Festival to Spotlight Detroit-Based Activist Grace Lee Boggs
by Movies News Desk - February 27, 2015

For its 31st annual film festival, Oakland University's Women and Gender Studies program will pay tribute to Grace Lee Boggs, the Detroit-based writer and social activist who first gained prominence in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements of the 1960s.... (more...)
THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, TRUE DETECTIVE, and More Lead 2015 Writers Guild Awards- ALL the Winners THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, TRUE DETECTIVE, and More Lead 2015 Writers Guild Awards- ALL the Winners
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2015 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories at sim... (more...)
Acclaimed Filmmaker to Chronicle Untold Story of African American Olympic Athletes Acclaimed Filmmaker to Chronicle Untold Story of African American Olympic Athletes
by Movies News Desk - February 09, 2015

Atlanta-based Coffee Bluff Pictures is completing production of the highly anticipated documentary Olympic Pride, American Prejudice. History remembers one African American hero, Jesse Owens... (more...)
Will Smith, Russell Simmons Among Presenters Added to 46TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Will Smith, Russell Simmons Among Presenters Added to 46TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2015

Will Smith, Russell Simmons, John Gaskin III, Keegan-Michael Key, Valeska Gutierrez, Nicole Beharie, Taraji P. Henson, Mehcad Brooks, Lamorne Morris, and Tracee Ellis Ross are the second round of presenters scheduled to present at the 46th NAACP Image Awards... (more...)
Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay to Create New Original Drama Series for OWN Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay to Create New Original Drama Series for OWN
by TV News Desk - February 02, 2015

Oprah Winfrey and award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay ("Selma") have joined together to create a new original drama series for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.... (more...)
THE COLOR PURPLE & More Set for Bounce TV's Celebration of Black History Month THE COLOR PURPLE & More Set for Bounce TV's Celebration of Black History Month
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2015

Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation's first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February with a month-long programming tribute... (more...)
Birmingham, San Diego & More Join the Movement to Bring SELMA to Students Birmingham, San Diego & More Join the Movement to Bring SELMA to Students
by Movies News Desk - January 23, 2015

Birmingham, San Diego and Trenton, NJ, have joined the massive national campaign by African-American business leaders to raise funds for free student admission to the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film “SELMA,”... (more...)
Google to Sponsor Screening of Academy Award-Nominated SELMA for New York's Pathways in Technology Google to Sponsor Screening of Academy Award-Nominated SELMA for New York's Pathways in Technology
by Movies News Desk - January 23, 2015

Paramount Pictures today announced that Google will sponsor a screening of the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film “SELMA” for students, teachers and administrators at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) at BAM Rose Cinemas on Friday, January 23rd.... (more...)
Charlotte, Houston & More U.S. Cities Join the Movement to Bring SELMA to Students Charlotte, Houston & More U.S. Cities Join the Movement to Bring SELMA to Students
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

Charlotte, Houston, Stockton, CA and Champaign-Urbana, IL have joined the massive national campaign by African-American business leaders to raise funds for free student admission to the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film “SELMA,”... (more...)
VIDEO: John Legend and Common Perform 'Glory' on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge VIDEO: John Legend and Common Perform 'Glory' on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

On January 18, 2015, Common and John Legend performed 'Glory' on The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ava DuVernay's new film SELMA. Watch the full performance below, plus an inside look from ET!... (more...)
VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey & Cast of SELMA Honor Martin Luther King Jr. VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey & Cast of SELMA Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2015

Sixty years after the historic march in Selma, Alabama, special events are being held in the city to honor legendary civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr, including a march by Oprah Winfrey and the cast of her new film SELMA.... (more...)
275,000 Students Receive Free Tickets to Academy Award-Nominated SELMA 275,000 Students Receive Free Tickets to Academy Award-Nominated SELMA
by Movies News Desk - January 16, 2015

An additional 12 locations have joined the growing movement led by African-American business leaders to raise funds for students across the country to see the Academy Award-nominated film “SELMA,” expanding the first-of-its-kind campaign to 25 locations nationwide.... (more...)
SELMA Director Ava DuVernay Set for WOMEN OF POWER TV Show SELMA Director Ava DuVernay Set for WOMEN OF POWER TV Show
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2015

Women of Power TV Show, will return with an exclusive and intimate interview with Selma director Ava DuVernay. The national network syndicated show will air every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in most markets on cable channel TV One (check local listings). Viewers can also watch the program each week and on ... (more...)
More Cities to Bring SELMA to Students for Free More Cities to Bring SELMA to Students for Free
by Movies News Desk - January 14, 2015

An additional five cities have joined the massive national campaign by African American business leaders to raise funds for free student admission to the Golden Globe-winning film 'SELMA,' expanding the unprecedented movement to a total of 13 cities, nationwide.... (more...)
After School Matters to Provide 10,000 Chicago High School Teens with Free Admission to SELMA After School Matters to Provide 10,000 Chicago High School Teens with Free Admission to SELMA
by Movies News Desk - January 14, 2015

After School Matters, a nonprofit organization that provides out-of-school programming opportunities for Chicago teens, in partnership with a coalition of Chicago business and civic leaders, has announced they will provide free admission for up to 10,000 Chicago high school teens to see the film “SE... (more...)
Major U.S. Cities Following NYC Example to Raise Funds for Students to See SELMA Major U.S. Cities Following NYC Example to Raise Funds for Students to See SELMA
by Movies News Desk - January 09, 2015

Inspired by the overwhelming success in New York City, prominent members of the African-American business communities in major cities across America have teamed with Paramount Pictures to create funds for students to see the Golden Globe-nominated film “SELMA” for free in participating theaters.... (more...)
New York Business Leaders to Bring Paramount Pictures SELMA NYC School Children New York Business Leaders to Bring Paramount Pictures SELMA NYC School Children
by Movies News Desk - January 07, 2015

Paramount Pictures announced today that it will partner with African-American business leaders in New York City to offer free admission to the Golden Globe-nominated film 'SELMA,' from director Ava DuVernay, to 7 th, 8 th and 9 th grade students in New York City.... (more...)
VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay Talk New Film 'Selma' on GMA VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay Talk New Film 'Selma' on GMA
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay spoke to GOOD MORNING AMERICA's Robin Roberts about their new film 'Selma', which has received four Golden Globe nominations.... (more...)



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