Say What You Will About the Academy - But Some Cool International Names Among 2015 New Member Invitees

Academy invitee Eddie Redmayne in 'The Theory of Everything.' Academy invites 322 new members: 'More diverse and inclusive list of filmmakers and artists than ever before' The Academy of Motion ...

Oscar News: 322 Invited To Join; The Academy Museum Receives Approval

©Renzo Piano Building Workshop/©Studio Pali Fekete architects/©A.M.P.A.S. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this week that the Los Angeles City Council, in a unanimous vote, ...

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Hart, Emma Stone and 319 others invited to vote for Oscar

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Hart, Emma Stone and 319 others invited to vote for Oscar Strangely dropping a press release on a historic day where the nation's attention is elsewhere, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed their annual list of new member invitees this ...

Production Team Behind 'Alice Walker: Beauty' Prep Romcom 'G.P.S….I Love You'

Kali 8 Productions/Kali Films, the production company behind the critically acclaimed documentary Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth and directed by UK raised, Kenyan born director Pratibha Parmar, have ...

'American Masters' Alice Walker: Beyond 'The Color Purple' to 'Beauty in Truth'

Alice Walker knew that she had to do well to make her mother proud. Imagine how proud she would have been when her daughter became the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, for ...

Alice Walker Reads From 'The Color Purple' In New Clip From 'Beauty In Truth' (On PBS 2/7)

Award-winning British filmmaker, Pratibha Parmar's documentary feature film on writer and activist Alice Walker, titled Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth, premieres nationally Friday, February 7 at 9 p.m. ...

D Street takes on Heaven Hath No Fury

Romantic comedy pitched by two first-time writers. D Street Pictures, a subsidiary of D Street Media Group, has optioned the script Heaven Hath No Fury, a romantic comedy written by newcomers Leon ...

PBS Celebrates Black History Month w/ 'American Promise,' Alice Walker' & 'Spies of Mississippi'

It's that time of the year again when my email inbox is flooded with press releases announcing Black History Month programming from TV networks, as well as events celebrating the month, from various ...

2014 Athena Film Festival Lineup Includes Belle, Short Term 12, The Book Thief & In A World

Belle The 2014 Athena Film Festival has unveiled its lineup of narrative, documentary and short films. The New York Premiere of Belle, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and directed by Amma Asante, is the ...

Adiff 2013 Review: 'Alice Walker, ‘Beauty In Truth’ (Gala Screening Tonight - NY Premiere)

Editor's Note: It screens tonight at 8pm in New York, at a African Diaspora International Film Festival (Adiff) gala event, which includes a Q&A with the filmmaker and a catered reception. Tickets can ...

Festival Focus: Nvff Award Winners Announced + Save The Date

I was happy to be invited for the second year to serve on the jury for narrative features with Dan Mirvisch, indie filmmaker and founder of Slamdance, Dana Harris, editor in chief of Indiewire, Morrie ...

'Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth' Will Be Adiff 2013 Gala Presentation

A screening update on a project we've been following for about 2 years now since its Indiegogo campaign was posted here - award-winning British filmmaker, Pratibha Parmar's documentary feature ...

Alice Walker w/ Director Pratibah Parmar In Atlanta For 'Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth' Screening & Talkback

Atlanta – Producers of the 2013 BronzeLens Film Festival will celebrate the life and legacy of Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize recipient and significant author of the 20th century, through its screening ...

Salon Pictures boosts women directors

Salon Pictures boosts women directors Exclusive: Eva Sorhaug, Sharon Horgan and Pratibha Parmar to direct for new UK production outfit. Fledgling London-based production company Salon Pictures has announced three new female directors for ...

Pratibha Parmar talks Alice Walker and "Beauty in Truth"

Tags: Alice WalkerBeauty in TruthPratibha Parmarmoviesmovie interviewswomen of colorIMDbactivism The Color Purple, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about black communities and interpersonal relations ...

Review: Alice Walker, ‘Beauty In Truth’ (A Vista Beyond 'The Color Purple')

“Part of the problem with Western feminists, I find, is that they take after their brothers and their fathers. And that’s a real problem.” – Alice WalkerUnabashed and unadulterated. This was Alice ...

'Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth' Is Done! World Premiere In London + Watch Interview

Updates on a project we've been following for about 2 years now since its IndieGoGo campaign was posted here... award-winning British filmmaker, Pratibha Parmar's documentary feature film by about ...