This full length film by Oscar Micheaux is about a black night watchman in a chemical factory finds the body of a young white woman in the basement. Continue Reading →
Signs for Annie is still filming on West 128th Street and St. Nicholas Terrace in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
The Knick is filming around West 149th Street and Amsterdam in Harlem, NY. Parts of Harlem looks a century younger, thanks to Cinemax’s new series, “The Knick.” Continue Reading →
Filmed on location in Harlem and timed for the holidays, Fox Searchlight’s “Black Nativity” premiered Nov. 18 at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →
“Based on a true story” rarely means “based on the whole story” or even “based on the accounts given by the people who were actually there.” In fact, many filmmakers don’t consult with or receive the blessing of the subject of their “true stories” or their families. Continue Reading →
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Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. Continue Reading →
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. Continue Reading →