‘Blood Brothers’ is about brotherhood—and love

Trey Songz was recently in town to promote his starring role in the new indie film “Blood Brothers.”

WLNY-TV to air annual Yule Log and Christmas Eve midnight mass

WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) continues a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

New film honors the life of Harriet Tubman

When one speaks of freedom fighters, Harriet Tubman’s name should always be among the first – if not highlighted as a primary justice crusader.

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’—a marvel!

“Amazing Grace” will give you chills. The right kind. The kind of chills that circle your soul to comfort and to inspire.

Cicely Tyson becomes first Black woman to receive honorary Oscar

It has been announced the 93-year-old actress and living legend Cicely Tyson will become the first African-American woman to receive an honorary Oscar. As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences website describes, the award “ given at the ...

‘Widows’—Viola Davis rules!

Steve McQueen’s powerful heist movie gives Viola Davis a strong role as a crime widow who is forced to command an operation. It’s life or death.

African Diaspora International Film Fest celebrates 26th year

New films from the motherland—Africa—will screen from Nov. 23 to Dec. 8 at the 2018 African Diaspora International Film Festival, which is celebrating their 26th year, an impressive feat.

African Diaspora Film Festival takes on “Who is Black in America?”

The 26th annual installment of the African Diaspora International Film Festival promises to tackle the topic: “Who is Black in America?”

South African film ‘Vaya’ comes to Harlem

New York residents got a chance to see the South African film “Vaya” at its New York premiere in Harlem Oct. 27 and Oct. 28.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events

Greetings! Back from my hometown, the Queen City of the Great Lakes, Buffalo, N.Y., as a newly inducted member of the 36th annual Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Class of 2018.

Baldwin would approve of Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

One of Harlem’s most beloved sons, James Baldwin, I think, would approve of the film adaption of his 1974 novel “If Beale Street Could Talk” that “Moonlight” writer-director Barry Jenkins has lovingly crafted.

EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the upcoming gospel film 'Revival! The Experience'

The Amsterdam News is proud to share an exclusive first look at Harry Lennix's upcoming film "REVIVAL! The Experience"

Brooklyn Horror Film Fest returns Oct. 11-18

New York City, one of the most exciting cities in the world, can “scare” with the best of them, and the borough of Brooklyn is serving up creepy—again—with the annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.

Zoë Kravitz to star in ‘High Fidelity’ TV series

Zoë Kravitz, daughter of rock musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, is slated to star in a “High Fidelity” television reboot of the 2000 film.

56th New York Film Festival runs through Oct. 14

The 56th New York Film Festival opened, last week, with Yorgos Lanthimos’ bold new film “The Favourite.”