50 Years After ‘Loving,’ Hollywood Still Struggles With Interracial Romance

Fifty years ago, on June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court’s decision in Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage. Just two weeks earlier, shooting had been completed on a movie about that very subject — Stanley Kramer’s soon-to-be-classic, Oscar-winning, box-office smash Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Houghton and Sidney Poitier. Profits are […]

Lillian E. Benson Receives Fellowship/Service Award From Motion Picture Editors Guild

Lillian Benson, ACE, will be honored by the Motion Pictures Editors Guild. The Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG), Local 700 IATSE, will honor member Lillian E. Benson, ACE with its prestigious Fellowship and Service Award.   Benson will be presented this distinguished honor by director and frequent collaborator Zeinabu Davis at a ceremony taking place Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the […]

“Moonlight” Wins Best Picture

The day after Oscar’s craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why “La La Land” was announced best picture when “Moonlight” was the true winner. L.A. Times’ film critic Justin Chang comes to the conclusion that the two movies’ fortunes were inextricable and the you-couldn’t-have-scripted-it finale oddly enough made sense. — A day after […]

23rd Annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) hosted its 23rd Annual African American Film Marketplace (AAFM) and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase during the MLK holiday weekend in Hollywood, California Jan. 13 thru 15, at the Harmony Gold Preview House and Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, California. Darryl McCane, Film Instructor; actress/producer Wendy Raquel Robinson, […]

2017 Hollywood Report on Diversity

NOW AVAILABLE! 2017 HOLLYWOOD DIVERSITY REPORT: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT To download the full report, please CLICK HERE. The Bunche Center released its fourth annual Hollywood Diversity Report examining diversity and the bottom line in the entertainment industry. Click here for Full Article    

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