Posts in category "Film"

The Baby Chick Does New York

The Baby Chick Does New York
Where do I begin? I’ll start by saying aside for my love for writing, I hold a sincere affinity for theatre and film alike. Last year I was granted the surreal experience to travel to Miami for the American Black Film Festival to report for Six Brown Chicks. It was everything I’d seen in movies... Read more »

Hey Hollywood: Where are the Black Love Stories?

Hey Hollywood: Where are the Black Love Stories?
Jeff Friday, Founder of the American Black Film Festival discusses the dearth of Black love stories in Hollywood at the Cadillac Conversations event held at the Classic Car Club  NYC. Follow the conversation on Twitter #ABFF2014 @Cadillac. Photo: Sabin Blake, Cadillac, Jeff Friday, ABFF; Jocelyn K. Allen, General Motors. Have your SBC blog delivered to... Read more »

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!
On NBC’s “The Blacklist,” Harry Lennix stars as FBI head Harold Cooper. SPOILER ALERT: Cooper is coming back! Now Lennix is in Chicago filming the romantic comedy, “72 Hours” where he portrays God. In 72 Hours, playboy Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) negotiates with God (Harry Lennix) for 72 hours on Earth to right... Read more »
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Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"
By Zondra Hughes Christopher Nolen’s star studded romantic comedy 72 Hours will start filming locally in June. In 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) was living the good life with a beautiful wife and dream job- until one day he wasn’t. With his health taking the back burner in his... Read more »

Movie night: Taraji P. Henson's "From the Rough"

They blog alot! The most active bloggers were treated to a VIP movie screening of the new Taraji P. Henson film, "From the Rough," at The Wit Chicago.
Oscar nominee Taraji Henson stars in FROM THE ROUGH, the true story of Coach Starks, a former swim coach at Tennessee State University who became the first woman ever to coach an all men’s team at the collegiate level.  From the Rough opens everywhere on April 18th. The film follows the true story of Catana... Read more »

Video: Behind the Scenes of New Black Coffee Film

Video: Behind the Scenes of New Black Coffee Film
By Zondra Hughes Black Coffee starring Darrin Dewitt Henson, Christian Keyes, Lamman Rucker, Gabrielle Dennis and Erica Hubbard hits theaters next Friday in several major markets. This film marks a personal victory for one of Chicago’s own, director Mark Harris, as Black Coffee will have a limited theatrical release on January 10 in Atlanta, Baltimore,... Read more »
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