The African Diaspora International Film Festival In Harlem

Glorious Exit-2The African Diaspora International Film Festival has returned with our monthly Cine-Club Film Series at Teachers College of Columbia University! Continue Reading →

The African Diaspora International Film Festival Presents The “Stories of Love” Film Series

Ava-and-Gabriel-A-Love-Story1The African Diaspora International Film Festival is back with our monthly Cine-Club Film Series! This month’s theme is “Stories of Love.” Continue Reading →

The Dominican Film Festival in NY At Columbia

dominican film fetsival in harlem 2014Cine Art Entertainment Productions, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Columbia University Medical Center and the organizers of The Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) are delighted to invite you to the press conference for the Third Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Botswana Metalheads’ At The 3rd Annual People’s Film Festival In Harlem (video)

640x500xfrankmarshall.jpg.pagespeed.ic_.GY9lPtzA7jThe idea of March of the Gods: Botswana Metalheads was conceived by Raffaele, the director of the project when he came across photographs from Frank Marshall’s project Renegades on Vice Magazine. Continue Reading →

The Female Focused Festival Athena Film Festival 2014

Gugu Mbatha-Raw as “Dido Elizabeth Belle” and Sam Reid as “John Davinier” in BELLEAre you ready, the Athena Film Festival, is coming up this Feb 6 – 9th at Barnard College in (117th & Broadway), West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Film Lovers Can Be a Part of Sundance Film Festival by Submitting

Thomas Allen HarrisFilm lovers can be a part of the upcoming Sundance Film Festival by submitting their family photos via Instagram, a selection of which will be seen at a special event on Monday, January 20 (MLK, Jr. Day) during the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Roadshow. Continue Reading →

HW Podcast With Tiffanydenise And Shawn Batey In Harlem (Update)

Listen to the HW Podcast show with host Danny Tisdale as he talks to Tiffanydenise, owner of Tea By Tiiffany, she discusses her upcoming event honoring Miko and Titi Branch of Miss Jessie’s at the Gran Piatto D’oro May 30th in Harlem. And Shawn Batey talks about his new film CHANGING FACE OF HARLEM on Franco the Great just shown at at Maysles cinema on Saturday May 19 in the People’s Film Festival.

Also, discusses gay marriage in Harlem, the Shakespeare Sonnet, the Corner Social opening and much more and all the news happening in the world of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Welcome to Harlem (video)

Moving to Harlem ScreenshotWelcome to Harlem is a goofy, spoofy musical comedy created completely by artists currently living in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Sex At Urbanworld

The Urbanworld Film Festival-Zane’s Sex Chronicles By Derrick Salters for Harlem World Magazine

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There was a buzz in the air Friday night at the AMC Loews Theater on 34th street, due to the screening of Zane’s Sex Chronicles at the Urbanworld Film Festival. New York Times best-selling author Zane mixed it up with media, as did Executive Producer Suzanne de Passe and cast members Maya Gilbert, Laila Odom, Christina DeRosa, Johanna Quintero, Kalon Jackson and comedian Capone. As the interviews and photo opps continued on a little pass the start time of the screening, the crowd’s anticipation started to bubble. These avid readers of Zane’s books wanted to see if the sexiness described in the books would carry over to the screen. They were hungry for a little visual stimulation. Once everyone was seated, Suzanne de Passe, Zane and a Cinemax executive said a few words. Then the lights went down and the temperature went up. Continue Reading →