On Thursday, September 19, director Anthony Mandler, producer Tonya Lewis Lee, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. joined the Urbanworld Film Festival red carpet premiere to talk about the release of the upcoming film, All Rise.
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Exclusive: Bryan Stevenson & O’Shea Jackson Jr. Join The ‘Just Mercy’ Premiere at Urbanworld Film Festival
On Friday, September 20, Bryan Stevenson and O’Shea Jackson Jr. joined the red carpet premiere of Just Mercy during the 2019 Urbanworld Film Festival.
Exclusive: Kasi Lemmons, Cynthia Erivo, & Debra Martin Chase Talk ‘Harriet’ During Urbanworld Film Festival
The highly anticipated film, Harriet, premiered during opening night of Urbanworld Film Festival on Wednesday, September 18.
Just two weeks after premiering at this year’s Toronto Film Festival, “The Hate U Give” based on Angie Thomas’ novel was selected as the closing film for this year’s 22nd annual Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City.
Universal Pictures teamed up with The Urbanworld Film Festival to open this year’s film festival with a premiere screening of ‘Night School’.
Over 22 years, Urbanworld has showcased and premiered some of the most anticipated work from urban filmmakers bringing to light stories about minority communities which would otherwise go unseen.
One of the largest internationally competitive festivals is back for its 21st year.
Cast and crew members of FOX‘s new drama-filled event series Shots Fired were on the Red Carpet at the Urbanworld Film Festival where they premiered episode 1 of the 10 hour series.
Saturday, September 24 – Following the twenty minute long teaser of The New Edition Story presented at the Urbanworld Film Festival, original New Edition group members Mike Bivins, Ricky Bell and Ronnie DeVoe took center stage along with their miniseries selves: FOX‘s EMPIRE Bryshere Y. Gray, R&B singer Luke James, Elijah Kelly, Woody McClain, Keith Powers, director Chris Robinson, executive producer Jesse Collins, & BET President Stephen Hill for a post-show conversation about why it took so long for this story to be told and the importance to get it right. The 3-part BET biopic backtracks to the groups conception starting in their middle school lunchroom to music stardom; from after school practices, to sold out concerts; and from brotherhood to betrayal.
On Friday Urbanworld Film Festival attendees got the chance to partake in a special screening for HBO’s new comedy series Insecure.