sundance film festival

Oprah Winfrey may have withdrawn from executive producing the documentary regarding the allegations against former Def Jam mogul Russell Simmons, but the film did debut at the Sundance Film Festival as scheduled to a standing ovation.

Back in the fall of 2015, an outrageous story by a woman named Zola had Twitter enthralled. The stripper, A’Ziah “Zola” Wells, weaved an Oscar-worthy tale of sex, murder, violence and intrigue, and Backpage, that just had to get optioned into a movie, which it did.

The late Michael Jackson spent a portion of his career being dogged by allegations of sexual abuse against minor children, and a new documentary examines the case of two men who claim to be victims. Leaving Neverland will make its debut at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

Despite tragedy, life must go on. After the untimely death of the A$AP Mob “spirit guide” A$AP Yams, A$AP Rocky will have his acting debut in a film called Dope premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. 

Kendrick Duckworth is still collecting the accolades earned off his proper debut good kid, m.A.A.d city after Kendrick Lamar shared pieces of his soul with the music.

Although film director Shaka King has yet to become a household name, that may change with his latest project Newlyweeds – which reveals a little-known side of the black New Yorker living experience. The film opened yesterday (Sept. 18) at the Film Forum in New York after a run earlier this year at Sundance, and […]

The major motion picture Fruitvale has become the sleeper hit of the Sundance Film Festival. The film, which is based on the life and death of Oscar Grant, nabbed the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, the first for U.S. project to do since Precious,  in 2009.

Common continues to stay busy as we find the Chi-Town MC in Oakland, California aiding a YMCA Youth Basketball Camp. Common is no stranger to the hardwood, having played a New Jersey Nets point guard named “Scott McKnight” in the 2010 romantic comedy Just Wright. Although Common acted as the star b-baller in the film, […]

Spike Lee Says Hollywood Knows Nothing About Black People   It doesn’t take much to spark Spike Lee into a rant. Last night Lee premiered his latest film, Red Hook Summer, at the Sundance Film Festival 2012 and verbally skewered Hollywood because it “knows nothing about Black people.” According to reports, the underwhelming screening left audience […]

Common took a break from the beef, and took to the stage during the Sundance Film Festival. The “I Used To Love H.E.R.” rapper performed “Blue Sky,” from his The Dreamer, The Believer album, and as always, kicked a freestyle for the fans. The Chi-Town spitter has bigger business at Sundance this year, as his […]

Tracy Morgan Hospitalized at Sundance Film Festival   Tracy Morgan was rushed to the hospital Sunday night at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, reports TMZ. The comedian and actor apparently fell unconscious and was taken by ambulance to Park City Medical Center. A spokesperson for the hospital stated that there were no drugs […]

Common – LUV Film Preview   Common stars in the independent film LUV, which will premiere during this year’s Sundance Film Festival. For his latest role, the Chi-town MC plays an ex-con and uncle of an orphan. Danny Glover and Charles S. Dutton also star in the film, which is set in Baltimore. Common is no […]