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Black Movies

Want To Rewatch Your Favorite Black Films In Theaters? Now You Can.

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.01.2016 | Black Voices

It’s practically every movie lover’s dream to rewatch their favorite films on the silver screen. From “Friday” and “Waiting To Exhale,” th...

The American Shame: The Academy and Its Lack of Diversity

Jamell N.A. Henderson | Posted 01.22.2017 | Black Voices
Jamell N.A. Henderson

While I commend the courage to have African-American individuals in the film industry to boycott the Academy Awards, it is a much deeper issue.

If 'Save The Last Dance' Was Released In 2016

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.12.2016 | Black Voices

It's been 15 years since the first time audiences watched the interracial love story of Sara (Julia Stiles) and Derek (Sean Patrick Thomas) unfold thr...

Nzingha Stewart Talks Latest Film 'With This Ring'

Nsenga Burton | Posted 03.30.2015 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Stewart, who wrote the screen adaptation and directed the film, says the movie is about more than their friendships. It's about women waiting for the next big thing in their lives to happen in order to be happy.

Numbers Soar For Black Moviegoers

Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices

2013 was a pivotal year in black film, with the release of several motion pictures highlighting black history and the black experience, and a historic...

America's Black Movie Amnesia: Non-slavery Films Sell Too

Salon | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

This weekend moviegoers filed in to see “The Best Man Holiday,” the highly anticipated sequel to the 1999 film “The Best Man,” to the tune of ...

TELL US: Is Obama's Election Responsible For The Uptick In Black Movies?

Posted 09.14.2013 | Black Voices

Last week's Toronto International Film Festival spawned rave reviews for the Steve McQueen-directed "Twelve Years A Slave," a historical drama based o...

BV's Blacks And Film Series: Help Us Pick The First Movie!

Posted 02.01.2013 | Black Voices

It's FINALLY HERE! February is officially the first month of BV's Blacks And Film Series. We heard your calls and requests for deeper conversati...

Dear Black Romcoms, Where'd You Go?

Chevonne Harris | Posted 03.05.2013 | Black Voices
Chevonne Harris

Oh how I miss those days. The days when finding a culturally relevant movie somewhat reflective of my everyday life and with a decent soundtrack didn't require flipping through the "African-American" or "Urban" film categories on my Netflix.

Think Like A Man Sequel On The Way | Posted 07.02.2012 | Black Voices

It may have been a surprise to some in Hollywood, but those a bit more aware of the market knew that Think Like A Man would perform well at the box of...

Black, Homophobic Horror Flicks

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

Just as the films with black gay themes are problematic, so, too, are some of the well-known black actors who portray LGBTQ characters, making it difficult for African-American viewers to see and actualize black LGBTQ Americans in a healthy and wholesome light.