On the heels of the immense success of Kevin Hart's Laugh At My Pain, Codeblack Entertainment (the company that distributed that concert film) has formed a multiyear partnership exclusively with AMC Theaters, to release CodeBlack films at select AMC locations nationwide.
Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut), profiled previously on S&A, fully titled Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which got underway officially this evening.
When he's not busy launching a new HD TV channel for African American audiences via his Entertainment Studios production/distribution company, media mogul Byron Allen (yes, THAT Byron Allen) is also busy developing primetime sitcoms to debut in the fall of 2012.
Here's the official poster for Terence Nance's An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, which will make its world premiere screening in the New Frontier section at the Sundance Film Festival, which got underway today.
I haven't seen the film yet, but on watching the trailer, I suppose we could consider this a companion piece to Chris Rock's rather thin (although I'm sure well-meaning) Good Hair documentary from some years ago.
Black cinema's self-appointed preacherman got back on his steeple 2 days ago to preach to his congregation, releasing another one of his messages to his fans, via his website. This one titled The problem with all-star African American Casts...
Every now and then, I come across projects that send me on a fervent Google search for info and that was the case with filmmaker Christopher Everett's Wilmington On Fire, a documentary in development detailing a little-known, bloody massacre that took place in North Carolina in 1898.