The latest film in the popular Uptown Saturday Night series, 13th, was screened over the weekend and was highlighted by a rousing post-film discussion around the issues of justice and mass incarceration of African-American men.
The film that has been described as “the symbolic genesis of sub-Saharan African filmmaking,” Ousmane Sembène’s Black Girl will be our featured film this month for our Uptown Saturday Night Movie Series.
Writer-director Stella Meghie makes a fine debut with this portrait of a squabbling Jamaican-American family, in Jean of the Joneses.
The Foundation for the Augmentation of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF)’s Black Reel Awards continued its push for excellence by welcoming 24 new members to their voting academy who will select the nominees and winners of the organization’s prestigious annual awards.
With of a proliferation of superheroes littering the big and small screen, the Foundation for the Augmentation of African-Americans in Film’s Reel Kids program is launching their 2nd Annual Reel Kids Summer Movie Camp that will teach camp participants to dream and create their own superheroes.
For two decades, Tim Gordon has been voicing his opinion on films, appearing regularly on television and radio.
In the midst of a turbulent controversy surrounding the sweeping lack of recognition of African-American films and filmmakers at the upcoming Academy Awards, FAAAF’S 16th Annual Black Reel Awards conferred their honors today on 2016’s finest feature and independent films and television featuring blacks in front of and behind the camera. From the Nation’s Capital in Washington, D.C., films and actors that were largely ignored by the Academy found recognition. The heavyweight champ of the year was Creed, the distant sequel to 1976’s Rocky. The film won Outstanding Film, Outstanding…
The culmination of FAAAF’s first Reel Kids Summer Movie Camp is the official unveiling of the final camp project, the short film, Jackie’s Journey. Inspired by The Wiz, the short shows the vision of the next generation of young filmmakers
Our first class of children that participated in our Reel Kids Summer Camp had a whirlwind two-week cinematic experience. We take one last look back at the Summer Camp in Pictures!!!
The Foundation for the Augmentation of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) concluded its first Reel Kids Summer Movie Camp with an entertaining, yet passionate closing exercise. The celebration, which culminated in unveiling the campers’ final project, was the exclamation point of two weeks of fun and learning.