Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.

Originally titled Bandes des Filles (“band of girls” or “gangs of girls”) in its native France, Girlhood‘s story specifically follows Marieme. We’re introduced to her as…

The release of the highly successful film, “Fruitvale Station,” at last year’s Sundance Film Festival seemed to spark an increase in Black independent films and…

“Fruitvale Station” is not just the name of the movie, it’s the actual Bay Area Transit Station (BART) where the murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant…

The dramatic film “Fruitvale” and the documentary “Blood Brother” won over audiences and Sundance Film Festival judges. Both American films won audience awards and grand jury prizes Saturday at the Sundance Awards. “Fruitvale” is based on the true story of Oscar Grant, who was 22 years old when he was shot and killed in a […]

Fruitvale, a narrative film that depicts the last 24-hours of Oscar Grant’s life, ending with his shooting death by a transit officer, is one of the most buzzed-out films premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The new film marks Ryan Coogler’s directorial debut.  The 26-year-old filmmaker and USC graduate is also the film’s writer. […]


By The Huffington Post reported that Ava Duvernay became the first black woman to win ‘best director’ at Sundance Film Festival Sunday. Her film, Middle of Nowhere is the second full-length feature for the director. Her first, I WIll Follow was released last March to glowing reviews. DuVernay’s production company Forward Movement, produced her […]

Zoe Saldana, 50 Cent, Don Cheadle, Terrell Owens, Oprah and tons more celebs hit up the 2011 Sundance Film Festival over the weekend in Park City, Utah. Check out all the action below: Zoe Saldana At The “Burning Palms” Premiere [PHOTOS] Chelsea Handler: “I Can’t Handle 50 Cent”