The main objective of the African Narrative Co-Production Forum is to share African stories by engaging African filmmakers with each other and the rest of the world:  “JOHANNESBURG — On a continent where filmmakers labor with limited resources and almost no institutional support, the African Narrative Co-Production Forum is trying to help producers build that […]

Ava DuVernay shared an email on her Twitter account giving advice to those aspiring to be directors in television or film:  “Powerhouse director Ava DuVernay (Queen Sugar, 13th, A Wrinkle in Time) is undoubtedly one of the most influential filmmakers of our time.  She has made history in several ways, has a slate filled with […]

An article on describes the importance of the breakout movies “Get Out” and “Moonlight” for black cinema both on and off the screen:   “Jordan Peele’s horror film and Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-winning coming-of-age drama have broken conventions of how the African-American experience is portrayed onscreen. The historical felicity of Jordan Peele’s horror movie Get Out topping […]