African American Film Marketplace - October 23 to 27, 2019
African American Film Marketplace - October 23 to 27, 2019
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Brian Banks (2018)

August 9, 2019

A football player’s dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his…

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

June 21, 2019

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout…

The Black Godfather Clarence Avant

June 7, 2019

Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

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Jessie Mae Robinson

100th Birthday Celebration and Commemoration: Remembering the legacy of one of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)…

Tuskegee Airmen Fighter Pilots Commemoration

BHERC continues to support and promote historical events and individuals and was a proud sponsor of the “60th Anniversary of the First Tuskegee…

Port Chicago Commemoration

The “Court-martial proceedings were one of the worst frame-ups we have come across.”


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Reel Black Men Film Festival

BHERC spotlights shorts created by male filmmakers of African-American decent (Black Men). This screening and dialogue is an opportunity for…

African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Showcase

Founded in 1996 by Sandra Evers-Manly, BHERC is a nonprofit, public benefit organization designed to advocate, educate, research, develop, and…

Los Angeles Youth Diversity Film Festival

BHERC spotlights shorts created by diverse youth. This screening and dialogue is an opportunity for emerging young directors to showcase their…

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Novelist of the Black Experience Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate in literature whose best-selling work explored black identity in America-and in particular the often crushing…

TV’s first black judge Mablean Ephriam, is getting a series about her life

A series about Judge Mablean Ephriam is coming to the small screen thanks to her Emmy winning producer (daughter) Taj Paxton! Described as “family…

The Hollywood Reporter 100: The most powerful people in Entertainment 2018

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger leads the list, the Murdochs drop from the Top 10, and Lebron James stakes his claim in a year of merger and #MeToo…

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