Interviews

Interview: ‘Joker’ Director Todd Phillips — Prepare for a New Gotham

BGN got a chance to chat with director Todd Phillips (with actor Joaquin Phoenix near…

Urbanworld 19: ‘Pick’ Filmmaker Alicia K. Harris on Her Natural Hair Journey

This week the 2019 Urbanworld Film Festival premieres some of the best movies created by…

Urbanworld 19: ‘The Birth of Deceit’ Filmmaker Yaw Agyapong

The 2019 Urbanworld Film Festival takes over New York City September 18–22. We extensively covered…

Anjelika Washington

Anjelika Washington Is On The Rise: From ‘Tall Girl’ to ‘Stargirl’

She’s cute, quirky, nerdy, and a free-spirit. She’s also playing the character Fareeda, who has…

Top 7 Artists We Saw at Made in America

Written by: Angelica Monk Jay-Z’s Made in America festival returned to the City of Brotherly…

TV Showrunner Dee Harris-Lawrence Defines What It Means to Be “Unapologetically Black”

One of the few positions for Black women in the entertainment industry is the role…

Nzingha Stewart on ‘Tall Girl’ and Knee-Jerk Reactions to its Trailer

This week Netflix will release the romantic comedy Tall Girl, directed by Nzingha Stewart. Although…

Meet Jacqueline Stewart: Turner Classic Movies’ First Black Host

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) hires its first African American host for its network — author,…

Sasheer Zamata Gets Quirky and Romantic in New Film ‘The Weekend’

Actor/comedian Sasheer Zamata is paving the way to a career that expands far beyond her…

The ‘Ghost Brothers’ Are Dispelling Myths About Black People and the Paranormal

Let’s keep it 100, ghosts and Black folks don’t get along. It may be a…