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Terence Nance

Daring to Dream: A Review of An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Craig Carpenter | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

This film, the directorial debut from Mr. Nance defies -- no, completely ignores category. As an artist, he and this film simply exist.

Middle of Nowhere and the Black Independent Film Movement

Roya Rastegar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices
Roya Rastegar

This weekend will be a critical marker for the burgeoning independent Black film movement. Opening in theaters in select cities this Friday, Middle of Nowhere is a compelling drama about a young newlywed who puts her happiness on hold as she eagerly awaits for her husband's early release from a five-year prison sentence.

Sundance 2012 Top Picks: Keeping Us Human

Roya Rastegar | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment
Roya Rastegar

In current times of civil unrest, economic injury, and political failure, we depend on love -- in all its complexity and even through untenable circumstances -- to keep ourselves human. Here are the top 10 films that cannot be missed in the coming year: