Tango MacBeth At The Magic Johnson Theatre In Harlem

CastMcBethTangoAward winning Filmmaker/writer/producer, Nadine Patterson, will be screening her film “Tango Macbeth” at the Magic Johnson Theater, at 2309 Frederick Douglas Boulevard in Central Harlem, (124th St and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) on Wednesday, April 23rd from 6:30-8:15 pm. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Marcus Garvey, Look For Me In The Whirlwind’ Film In Harlem

marcus garveyMarcus Garvey: Look For Me In The Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, uses a wealth of material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs-to reveal what motivated a poor Jamaican to set up an international organization in Harlem for the African diaspora, what led to his early successes, and why he died lonely and forgotten. Continue Reading →

Congrats, Harlem’s National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) Wins Peabody Award

Tanishia Williams Minor credit Breht GardnerThe Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)  documentary series, 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School, which shines the spotlight on the nation’s educational crisis, has won a Peabody Award, the Pulitzer Prize of electronic media. Continue Reading →

Woody Allen’s Harlem Renaissance, Not In Black And White

scarlettjohansson_woodyallen-e1309615363784First of all before we talk about the Wood mans art. What is he looking at in the photo above, Scarlett Johansson’s Jewelry (cough, cough) or those things on each side of the jewelry? Continue Reading →

Bill “A Rage In Harlem” Duke On TV One’s UnSung

unsung_hollywood_billduke_alt2TV One’s series Unsung Hollywood, which shines a spotlight on prominent African American stars from the world of film, television, comedy and sports, telling the stories that have rarely or never been told. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “God Loves Uganda,” A Film By Roger Ross Williams (video)

god loves uganda by Roger Ross WilliamsWith God Loves Uganda, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda’s terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality. Continue Reading →

Harlem State Of Mind: Debut Of “A Haunted House 2″

marlon-wayansOur friends in Chi-Town with a Harlem State of Mind sent us this post about Tuesday night opening with funny man Marlon Wayans celebrated the debut of his upcoming film, “A Haunted House 2″ at the Hubbard Inn in Chicago, with Hennessy Black and Michigan Avenue. Continue Reading →