Last Friday night some of Hollywood’s most talented writers, actors, producers, and directors gathered together with the literary community to celebrate the freedom of expression at PEN America’s 29th Annual LitFest Gala. The night took place at the quintessential Beverly Wilshire Hotel and was full of inspiration.
At only 19 years old, first time director Phillip Youmans is already making his mark on the film industry. His debut feature film, “Burning Cane,” won the Founders Award at the Tribeca Film Festival this April making Youmans the first Black director to win the award and the youngest director to show a film at the festival.
Burning Cane was the talk of the Tribeca Film Festival this past April when it won the festival’s top prize. Not only that but it’s director, first-time filmmaker, Phillip Youmans became the first Black director to win the Founders Award and the youngest director to have a feature film shown at Tribeca, at 19 years old.
On The Scene: Ava DuVernay & Oprah Winfrey Premiere Netflix Series ‘When They See Us’ at Apollo Theater [Interviews]
We got a chance to speak with the makers of the Netflix Series, “When They See Us”, a retelling of the story of the Central Park Five.
While a bit messy at times and not discussing anything too new, Half the Picture shows the lengths that female directors must go to in order to be treated fair in Hollywood
A Wrinkle in Time hits theaters again this Mother’s Day weekend.
Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ opens in theaters nationwide on March 9.
Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ opens nationwide on March 9, 2018.
I’m certainly one of those people who periodically will make herself wean from TV for some reason or another; I’m thinking I might have to wait until after the season finale of OWN Network’s ‘Queen Sugar’, though.
Still fresh off the last few episodes of ‘Queen Sugar‘, my favorite couple on television right now, Aunt Vi and Hollywood look like they are on the up and up after the explosive news that broke at the Bordelon family cookout. I don’t know; well, I know, but I just can’t tell you; you have to go and watch it, for yourself, if not already.