Open Casting Call For New Steve McQueen HBO Pilot In Harlem

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Excuse Me: Oscar Winner Lupita Holds “the little man” (video)

Watch as Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o talks to the press right after winning her award.

Acceptance Speech “Yes! Thank you to the Academy for this incredible recognition. It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s. Continue Reading →

Films: Stories Where the Truth Hurts

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January marked the start of the presentation of the film and television awards recognizing the achievements in filmmaking and television production. Continue Reading →

4 Questions With Decendent of 12 Years A Slave’s Solomon Northup

Chiwetel-Ejiofor-as-Solomon-Northup-in-Steve-McQueenss-12-Years-a-SlaveWith the Oscars just a few days away on March 2nd at 7 pm, our friends at WNYC and PRI’s The Takeaway examines the real story behind 12 Years A Slave that has inspired this year’s Best Picture nominations. Continue Reading →

Lecture: 12 Years A Slave’s Solomon Northrop

Solomon_NorthupIn the 1800s, free blacks were sometimes lured from the safety of their hometowns, abducted, and sold into slavery. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Steve ’12 Years a Slave’ McQueen: “He’s One of Us”

www.indiewire.com12 Years a Slave, the third feature from British artist turned filmmaking auteur Steve McQueen, may or may not take home all the Oscars next year, but it’s undoubtedly one of the most accomplished and moving films to come along in quite some time. Continue Reading →