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The Man With the Iron Fists director and rap vet shares how he prepared for his filmmaking debut.
by Elon James White onAugust 29, 2012
Byron Hurt's film Soul Food Junkies encourages blacks to eat cultural delicacies in moderation.
by Jozen Cummings onJanuary 23, 2012
George Lucas played the race card in an effective marketing campaign, but was it necessary?
by Akoto Ofori-Atta onJanuary 9, 2012
The Root Recommends: The San Diego Black Film Festival is a destination for black film lovers.
by Ralph Richardson onJune 30, 2011
Bet you didn't know that Video on Demand is a game changer for indie filmmakers who have been shut out of Hollywood.
May 20, 2011
Check out the black filmmaker's work at the Museum of Modern Art this month.
by Clay Cane onApril 25, 2011
With yet another lucrative opening weekend under his belt, Tyler Perry should celebrate the positive and learn that criticism from fellow blacks and fellow directors -- namely, Spike Lee -- is just a part of the game.
by John McWhorter onMarch 8, 2011
Enough with the talk about Tyler Perry perpetuating racial stereotypes. How is what he's doing any different from the much loved Sanford and Son? There's a reason the man sells out at the box office. It's called commercial entertainment.
by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 25, 2011
Never mind the dearth of black talent represented at this year's Oscars. In the coming years, these talented auteurs may be bringing home some of those little gold statues.
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