The film industry is reeling after the death of John Singleton. In what will be one of many ways to tribute the legendary filmmaker, Tribeca Film Festival will host a free screening of Boyz n the Hood on Friday, May 3. Boyz n the Hood was Singleton’s directorial debut and the success of the 1991 […]
A powerful new documentary follows Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist and battle rapper who was elected to the overwhelmingly white and Republican Missouri House of Representatives, as he works to overcome both personal trauma and political obstacles to pass a bill critical for his community. The film had its world premiere at the 2019 […]
When In Living Color debuted in 1990, it was a cultural phenomenon. As the brainchild of comedian/producer/director Keenan Ivory Wayans, In Living Color was a cutting-edge sketch comedy series that set the blueprint for shows like The Chappelle Show, Key and Peele, and Mad T.V. to follow. In its five-year run, the show launched the […]
Big Daddy Kane continues to prove legends never die — they only shine brighter while inspiring the next generation. Just ask rapper Rapsody, who recently shared the stage with the rap icon as a musical guest during his 2018 Tribeca Film Festival set. The recent Grammy nominee got to see her dream come true when PUMA and luxury brand MCM tapped her and […]
So far, Diddy has had an amazing 2017. With the announcement of the opening of his new Charter School in Harlem, Capital Prep, and the release of a new flavor of Ciroc, Summer Colada, it seems the Bad Boy mogul simple can’t stop and won’t stop making successful moves outside the realm of music. To […]
Mass incarceration of African-American men at alarming rates has been an issue plaguing the Black community and the United States for years. Ending the practice of handing out harsh sentences to non-violent offenders in general is already a constant topic of discussion, but two dedicated filmmakers are looking to take things a step further. The […]
The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival has an extensive schedule of exclusive panels and screenings, with special keynote speakers providing audiences with first hand tips to help you excel in film, media, art, gaming, and even activism. The Tribeca Talks platform conducted a Daring Women Summit on Wednesday, April 20 which celebrated the most influential women […]
New ‘(T)error’ Documentary exposes the life of Saeed Torres, a former FBI informant, to the big screen These are the words of Lyric Cabral, director for the new documentary (T)error that aired at April’s Tribeca Film Festival. The person she is speaking of, is Saeed “Shariff” Torres, a man she would shortly find had a very twisted […]
Rhymefest documents his quest to find and help his father in film screened in NYC. The “Jesus Walks” co-writer Rhymefest debuted his documentary, In My Father’s House, at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The audience watched in awe as the documentary followed Rhymefest’s reunion with his father, who abandoned him as a kid […]
Practice? IVERSON, the new documentary that will chronicle the life and times of one of the NBA’s most talented and controversial players of all time, Allen Iverson, will be debuting this Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival, and you can now watch the official trailer for the flick. Iverson’s general disregard for being politically correct […]
Allen Iverson is getting the big screen treatment as his life will be documented in an upcoming film detailing the NBA All-Star’s pre and post career legacies. Told through his own words, Iverson will debut April 27 at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, but according to AI’s Twitter, they’re actually looking for an even larger venue to showcase the premiere. 24,368 […]
This past weekend, America Ferrera and Melonie Diaz attended the premiere of their latest film “X/Y”.
Clark Terry documentary “Keep on Keepin’ On” is a must see.
New documentary Time Is Illmatic celebrates Nas’ classic debut album and opens Tribeca Film Festival. Time Is Illmatic is a new feature length documentary that arrives to coincide with the much celebrated 20th anniversary of Nas’ 1994 debut album Illmatic, universally regarded as not only a launching pad for one of the most gifted and […]