Urbanworld Film Festival

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At this year’s Urbanworld Film Festival poet, professor and co-founder of the Black Arts Movement Sonia Sanchez screened her documentary Shaking Loose Memories . The film is directed by Jamal Joseph and combines interviews with Sanchez and performances of her poems by Amiri Baraka, T.C Carson and others. TheUrbandaily was given a few minutes with […]

The star wattage continued to shine brightly  Friday night, as The Urbanworld Film Festival entered its second night.  Director Mario Van Peebles, 50 Cent and Lynn Whitfield were on hand to promote their film “All Things Fall Apart.”  50 hit the red carpet with his own entourage of eye candy, posing for pics with the […]

The 15th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival presented by BET Networks kicked off last night in NYC with the Opening Night world premiere of Nelson George and Diane Paragas’ documentary Brooklyn Boheme. Stars such as Chris Rock, Spike Lee, festival ambassador Mario Van Peebles, Maxwell, Giancarlo Esposito and John Boyega (who’s filming a movie with Spike) came out in support of the film […]

A number of celebs will walk the red carpet at the 15th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival presented by BET Networks in support of the 59 films (including 17 world premieres) that will be featured. Nelson George, Chris Rock and filmmaker Allen Hughes (Menace II Society, Book of Eli) among other notables will kick off Urbanworld […]

The 14th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival starts today in NYC. From September 15th to the 19th actors, directors and an array of professionals in the world of black cinema will converge in midtown to catch the latest in screen gems.