POV Acquires Kenyan Documentary ‘Softie” at Sundance 2020 – First Film From A Kenyan Director And Producer At Sundance Will Play As Part of The 33rd Season Of POV on PBS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMagdael & Associates  POV Acquires Kenyan Documentary ‘Softie” at Sundance 2020 FIRST FILM FROM A KENYAN DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER AT SUNDANCE WILL PLAY AS PART OF THE 33RD SEASON OF POV ON PBS New York, N.Y. — January 26, 2020 — POV today announced the acquisition of the U.S. broadcast rights for Softie, directed by…

ICYMI: Planned Parenthood and The Latinx House Partner for a Panel on Reproductive Health & Rights Through Storylines in Entertainment

Yesterday, Planned Parenthood joined The Latinx House — a platform for Latinx concrete creators — to discuss reproductive health and rights for Latinx communities. The conversation was moderated by Lucy Flores, CEO of Luz Collective, and former Nevada Assemblywoman and featured panelists: Mishel Prada of “Vida,” and Rachel Moreno, Vice President of Brand & Culture…

Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Prentice Penny, Jay Ellis, and Alexander Hodge Attend Lowkey Insecure Dinner Presented by Our Stories To Tell at Sundance

This year, the Sundance Film Festival has been an incredible showcase of black excellence. It’s been such an amazing and inspiring experience to witness black artist, who have put themselves in positions to control, the narrative talk about their personal journeys. Last night, at the Sundance Film Festival, HBO’s Our Stories To Tellhosted Lowkey Insecure Dinner,an…

GLAAD and The Black List present: The GLAAD List

GLAAD and The Black List present: The GLAAD List – a second annual catalog of the most promising unmade LGBTQ-inclusive film scripts List features scripts about Tennessee Williams, the bohemian ‘80s arts scene in NYC, and a family fighting for survival as the world might be ending,announced at 2020 Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah – GLAAD,…

Movies 4 Thinkers – Your January 2020 Watchlist

1. Sankofa (1993)
A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and psychic horrors of chattel slavery, and eventually the redemptive power of community and rebellion as she becomes a member of a freedom-seeking Maroon colony.

Sony Pictures Consumer Products Reveals Robust Film and Television Lineup for 2019 Brand Licensing Europe (BLE)

Consumer Products for Highly-Anticipated Properties Include the 2020 Ghostbusters Film and Upcoming Animated Musical Vivo Television Properties Cobra Kai, Outlander, The Boys and El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Will Introduce their Audiences Across the Globe to Brand New Products in Apparel, Collectibles and More CULVER CITY, Calif. – September 30, 2019 — With a brand new entry in the Ghostbusters…

Antlers Trailer Reaction!

Premise A small-town Oregon teacher, Julia Meadows (Keri Russell) and her sheriff brother Paulng student in her school who is harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences.— Searchlight PicturesCast Keri Russell as Julia Meadows Katelyn Peterson as Young Julia Meadows Jesse Plemons as Paul Meadows Jeremy T. Thomas as Lucas Weaver Graham Greene as Warren Stokes Scott Haze as Frank…

Announcing the 2014 DC Shorts Film Festival

This year’s DC Shorts Film Festival is opening tomorrow, with 135 short films from 25 countries that are screened in 17 unique 90 minute shows. It is poised to yet again be a phenomenal program. I have always been a fan of shorts. The ability to capture your audience and tell a story in just a few minutes takes tremendous vision and…