Regina King’s feature directorial debut tackles social and racial justice through the eyes of four icons.
At this past weekend’s “anti-bait-truck” shoe giveaway, the 25-year-old rapper declared himself a revolutionary.
The veteran filmmaking reflects on his career in film and television, making the transition to directing, and his collaborations with Spike Lee.
Joseph’s first feature is a personal and multifaceted look at America’s broken prison system.
Raoul Peck’s documentary I Am Not Your Negro looks at the writer who brought his own religious issues to the civil rights movement.
American Blues Theater revives Amiri Baraka’s searing one-act alongside a new commission that puts gender identity in the spotlight.
Black Cinema House revisits John Akomfrah, radical chronicler of the African diaspora.
Malcolm X College shows us its ’63 black Oldsmobile once driven by the man after which the college is named.
“AfriCOBRA: Prologue” looks at the prehistory of a famous south-side arts movement.
Zeph Farmby’s solo show, “Love, Lust & Desire,” opens at Elephant Room, Inc.
Clarke Peters and Jules Brown star in Lee’s latest
Spike Lee ripped the cover off urban America for my 13-year-old self with his 1989 tour de force. He speaks and signs copies of his photo memoir “Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing” 12/24 at Barbara’s Bookstore at Maxwell Street, er, University Village.
Spike Lee ripped the cover off urban America for my 14-year-old self with his 1989 tour de force. He speaks signs copies of his photo memoir Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing today, Dec. 24 at Barbara’s Bookstore at Maxwell Street, er, University Village.
The documentary “Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon,” about the Afrobeat pioneer, screens Thursday in the Black World Cinema Series.
The documentary “Fela Kuti: Music is the Weapon,” about the Afrobeat pioneer, screens Thursday in the Black World Cinema Series.