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Learning lab honoring black excellence in film scheduled for Feb. 18

LOS ANGELES – The African American Film Critics Association and the African Black American Film Society will sponsor a free learning lab celebrating black excellence in cinema at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the New York Film Academy Theater, 3300 Riverside Drive. The inaugural event, featuring two of the most successful creative forces in Hollywood Read More…

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Stars shine at black film critics awards program

LOS ANGELES – The blockbuster superhero film “Black Panther” took top honors at the 10th annual African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) awards program recently, an event attended by scores of celebrities, filmmakers, movie critics and stargazers. The superhero film accepted awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Song during the annual program that Read More…

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Motion picture academy president to step down

HOLLYWOOD — Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first black president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, has decided to leave the Academy board and not seek re-election when her board term ends later this year. Boone Isaacs has been a member of the Academy’s Board of Governors for the better part of the Read More…