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Diversity in Film

Front and Center at the Academy

Courtney McKinney | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney McKinney

Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, and while the show is expected to proceed mostly as usual, there will be a white cloud hanging overhead, as well as a few well-publicized absences.

WATCH LIVE: Academy Award-Winner Mo'Nique On #OscarsSoWhite

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Mo'Nique joins HuffPost Live to weigh in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Academy Award-winning actress will also discuss what's next in her ill...

Gina Rodriguez's Poignant Childhood Story Illustrates The Need For Diversity In Film, TV

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.30.2015 | Latino Voices

New York -- Gina Rodriguez has never been shy about pointing out the need for more diversity on television, and the “Jane The Virgin” star opened ...

ReelWorld Film Festival Explores Cross-Cultural Connections

Anne Thornley-Brown | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Thornley-Brown

It's easy to perceive differences between cultures and conclude the challenges of our own cultures and families are unique. ReelWorld Film Festival pr...

8 Actresses Who Created Parts For Themselves

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.15.2013 | Women

"Quality roles in studio films are just not available in great numbers for women, period," Joe Reid succinctly wrote for the Tribeca Film Festival's b...

Kim Bellware

Growing The Chorus Of 'Diverse Voices' With New Program Aimed At Doc Filmmakers Of Color | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.09.2012 | Chicago

Kartemquin Films, the documentary buffs behind "Hoop Dreams," "The Interrupters" and "As Goes Janesville," know the power of telling stories through f...