Tag: Toronto International Film Festival

Theater

Blacks On Broadway: Keke Palmer & Sherri Shepherd Make History ...

Two big stars are headed to the Great White Way! Keke Palmer has signed on to play Cinderella in the Rodgers & Hammerstein production bearing the same name. The 22-year-old singer/actress will be the first African-American to portray the title ...
Movies

Starring Role: Shawn Edwards New Director Of Kansas City Film ...

Popular film critic Shawn Edwards has been named the new Director of the Kansas City Jewish Film Festival, a program of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, Missouri. Edwards was appointed to the position by Krista Blackwood, Cultural ...
Movies

Gugu Mbatha-Raw: Former “Undercovers” Star Is “Belle” Of The Ball

It’s an enchanting love story inspired by the real life of a biracial woman named Dido Elizabeth Belle, who lived during the British slave trade era and was a woman of prestige. Directed by Amma Asante from a screenplay by ...
Movies

Hue View: Bill Duke Documentary Explores Challenges Of “Dark Girls”

Hollywood veteran director/producer Bill Duke is set to premiere his new documentary, “Dark Girls” at the Toronto International Film Festival. “Dark Girls” pulls back America’s curtain to reveal the deep-seated biases and hatreds of racism both inside and outside of ...
Hip Hop

Reinvention: Snoop Dogg Changes His Name For “Reincarnated” Project

Snoop Dogg is the Madonna of hip-hop! If she is the queen of reinventing herself, he has to be the king! The rap superstar has a new moniker, Snoop Lion – his Reggae alter ego.  The birth of Snoop Lion ...