Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Wrap Up: Blackhouse (Virtually) Showcases Black Talent


For several years, the Blackhouse has been one of the hottest spots on Park City’s Main Street during the Sundance Film Festival. This year, the physical festival might have been canceled, but that didn’t stop the Blackhouse from packing the (virtual) house, showcasing top black talent within the entertainment industry at their virtual lounge. The […]

Social Justice and Technology Take Center Stage at Sundance Film Festival


This year’s Sundance Film Festival may have been shorter and with far less fanfare and frills than years past, but that didn’t stop dozens of feature films, events, and exhibitions from shining. This year’s festival was largely remote, allowing viewers to tune in from virtually anywhere in the world.  Visit for more information Rather […]

Sundance Film Festival Unveils Full Virtual Event Lineup and Programming

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It was one year ago that celebrities, fans, and paparazzi began to descend on Park City for the 2020 annual Sundance Film Festival to see some of the year’s best movies as well as attend star-studded events, panels, and lounges. While there will be films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, it will look very […]

Technology and Hip-Hop Culture Converge at Sundance Film Festival


This year’s Sundance Film Festival was a hotbed of great new films from around the world as well as a chance for new and experienced filmmakers to showcase their art. This year, technology played a major role in the festival from an underwater VR experience to several explosive documentaries that focused on the challenges of […]

Russell Simmons #MeToo Documentary Heads to HBO Max Amid Oprah’s Exit

Russell Simmons #MeToo Documentary Heads to HBO Max Amid Oprah's Exit

The On the Record documentary about the women who accused Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct, had a home at Apple TV before Oprah Winfrey parted ways with the project. But it secured a home at HBO Max following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Visit for more information Oprah explained that she was […]

Exclusive: Ron Howard Talks His ‘Rebuilding Paradise’ Documentary


In the fall of 2018, the Camp fire wreaked havoc on the Northern California town of Paradise, destroying more than 14,000 homes, ending 85 lives, displacing tens of thousands of residents, and earning its place in history as the most destructive wildfire in California history. The fire served as a political flashpoint, drawing attention to […]

Blackhouse Announces Star-Studded Sundance Events


As Sundance Film Festival prepares to kick off this weekend, stars, celebrities, artists, and filmmakers are descending upon snowy Park City to showcase some of this year’s most highly-anticipated films, works of art, and special events. Visit for more information At the heart of the festival is the iconic Blackhouse, put on by The […]

Sundance 2020’s Diverse Lineup Promises Something for Everyone


With less than three weeks to go until the first day of the 2020 Sundance Film festival, organizers are revealing details about this year’s film, music, and panel lineup as well as special events that promise to showcase what’s next in movies, television, and cultural influence. Visit for more information The iconic festival, which […]

Sundance Film Festival Showcases Record Number of Women and Minority Filmmakers


As Sundance wraps up its final week of movie premieres, events, lounges, and exhibits, many in the entertainment industry will leave Park City with a newfound sense of fame and in all likelihood, greater opportunities for future career endeavors. For the first time in the festival’s history, a record number of participants were minorities and […]

‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ is a Hip-Hop Culture Classic


In 1937, John Steinbeck published Of Mice and Men, a novella about two men searching for an opportunity during the Great Depression and ultimately growing and finding themselves along the way. Despite the controversy surrounding the book (namely language and other adult themes), Of Mice and Men went on to become a literary classic that […]

Jay-Z To Receive Special Award From Gay And Lesbian Alliance

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This year’s GLAAD Media Awards will be presenting a special honor to Sean “Jay-Z” Carter for the LGBT message in the song “Smile” from his 4:44 album, which focused on his mother’s struggle with identifying her sexuality. Visit for more information The awards, which will be held April 12 in Los Angeles and May […]

Jay-Z Talks About Meeting Kalief Browder At Sundance Film Festival

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Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter made a special appearance at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to discuss his timely documentary Time: The Kalief Browder Story. Visit for more information The six part series delves into Browder’s life, his time behind bars as well as his untimely death. The 16 year old, who was arrested for stealing […]

Breaking Barriers: Ava DuVernay Directs Things Her Way

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Visit for more information Straight outta Compton and Lynnwood CA, ground-breaking director Ava DuVernay‘s roots to Selma runs deep like the waters of Montgomery, Alabama. Summers spent in Hayneville influenced DuVernay’s Selma, as she relived experiences through the accounts witnessed at the historic Selma march by her father as young boy. After graduating with […]

Erykah Badu Joins MGK And Steven Caple Jr. To Discuss Collaborating For ‘The Land’

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Erykah Badu and MGK recently talked about their collaboration with screen writer and director Steven Caple Jr. for his highly praised film, The Land. Visit for more information The Land, which debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, tells the story of four teenage boys who devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio […]