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July 17, 2018 9:44 am

Black Inequality in Film: An Infographic by NYFA

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New York Film Academy has created this infographic to place the Black film’s monumental 2013 (and strong 2014 so far) in a greater historical and statistical context. Also, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the Motion Picture Association of America estimates that more than 170 million African-Americans attended movies in 2013, a 13-percent increase from the year before […]

5 Clips from Lee Daniels’ The Butler

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In Lee Daniels’ the Butler, Forest Whitaker headlines an all-star ensemble cast as Cecil Gaines, a man who served as the White House butler for more than 30 years, through historical American periods such as the Civil Rights movement, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and more. Following the poster that debuted yesterday, The […]

The Butler: Releasing on August 16th

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By Joe Brandeis. The Butler! Will this be served up as an award film for 2014? The Butler is an upcoming historical drama film directed by Lee Daniels and featuring an ensemble cast! The film stars Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, an African-American who eyewitnesses notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. The film is based on […]

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