Category Archives: Films

17May/22

Jelenew becomes the only sports brand as the Signature Sponsor of amfAR Gala during the 75th Festival de Cannes

AmfAR announced on April 26 that Jelenew would be an amfAR Signature sponsor during the 75th Cannes Film Festival. It is reported that Jelenew is the only athletic brand among them. And Jelenew will jointly create a cycling-pants dress newlook with Stéphane Rolland, and one of the cycling-pants dresses will auction at the dinner. This helps amfAR raise funds for the American AIDS Research Foundation to contribute to the global fight against AIDS (AIDS) and COVID-19. Continue reading

19Feb/22

THE TEAM BEHIND THE STOCKER STREET CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF THE PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL FOR OPENING NIGHT FESTIVITIES

The team helming the redevelopment of the Stocker Street Creative (SSC) project in Baldwin Hills is excited to announce its platinum sponsorship for the opening night festivities of the 30th annual Pan African Film Festival (PAFF). 4S Bay Partners LLC, based in Chicago, along with its Los Angeles-based property management and project development consulting team, Pantheon Business Consulting LLC, readies to kick off a memorable night of Black culture at PAFF in a global celebration of Pan African culture during Black History Month. Continue reading

12Feb/22

STEP INTO THE LIMELIGHT WITH RUSH’S ‘MOVING PICTURES’

On April 15th, UMe/Mercury and Anthem Records label groups continue the extensive Rush 40th anniversary album series with new, expanded editions of the band’s groundbreaking 1981 release, Moving Pictures, embodying its well-deserved classic album status. Moving Pictures-40th Anniversary will be available to fans in six distinct configurations, including the (1) Super Deluxe Edition, (2) three-CD Deluxe Edition, (3) five-LP Deluxe Edition, (4) one-LP Edition, (5), Digital Deluxe Edition, and (6) Dolby Atmos Digital Edition and can be pre-ordered and pre-saved, HERE. Continue reading

04Feb/22

ON THE MORNING YOU WAKE (TO THE END OF THE WORLD) ANNOUNCES GLOBAL PREMIERE OF CHAPTERS TWO AND THREE AT 2022 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL

On the Morning You Wake (to the End of the World), a three-part virtual reality documentary about nuclear threat from the Emmy® Award-winning creators of Notes on Blindness VR, Archer’s Mark and Atlas V, will premiere “Chapter 2: The Doomsday Machine” and “Chapter 3: Kuleana” at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival. The film uses innovative documentary storytelling and virtual production techniques to bring new urgency to the conversation about nuclear weapons. Continue reading

01Feb/22

FEATURE FILM ‘EQUIANO.STORIES’ TO PREMIERE ON INSTAGRAM FEB. 16

Award-winning film studio Stelo Stories and the DuSable Museum of African American History, the nation’s oldest independent museum of Black history, today announced the release of the trailer for the new vertical film titled “Equiano.Stories.” (Watch the trailer here.) Set to premiere Feb. 16 exclusively to followers of @Equiano.Stories on Instagram, the feature film brings to life the memoir of Olaudah Equiano, who was kidnapped and enslaved as a young boy in West Africa in 1756. Continue reading

30Jan/22

Vision Films Strikes Deal with Silverbird Cinemas to Release Akon Starrer ‘The American King’ in Nigeria


Vision Films, Inc. (“Vision”) announces a new deal with Silverbird Film Distribution to release Adah Obekpa’s The American King in cinemas across Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia beginning February 25, 2022. Silverbird Cinemas provides world class quality entertainment as a leading media and entertainment company in Africa. The Nigerian community is especially supportive of popular and top Nigerian actresses Eyninna Nwigwe and Nse Ikpe-Etim who are featured in the film along with Senegalese born star Akon. Continue reading

29Nov/21

New Feature Documentary From Johnnie Walker Captures the Spirit of Keep Walking, Shining a Light on the Creatives Igniting Collective Progress Across Africa

The world’s number one Scotch whisky[1], Johnnie Walker, and Forbes 30 under 30 filmmaker, Amarachi Nwosu premiere their new feature documentary – The Ones Who Keep Walking – which showcases inspiring stories of the creators and collectives who are turning the attention of the world to Africa. Continue reading

23Jul/21

Jupiter Rising Film Announces Yasiin Bey Cast as Jazz Great Thelonious Monk in New Theatrical Biopic As Well As Impressive Slate of Projects in Development

Alberto Marzan and Peter Lord Moreland, co-founders of Jupiter Rising Film, announced today that yasiin bey, previously known by his stage name Mos Def, has signed on to play the lead role, Thelonious in the new theatrical Biopic, Thelonious. The film will center around his struggles for musical success, mental illness and the spiritual love triangle between his wife Nellie, and one of the world’s richest women Nica Rothschild. Production is slated to begin Summer 2022. Continue reading

12Jul/21

IMAX Lands $12 Million Global Opening For “Black Widow”

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) soared to a $12 million debut for Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow,” reaching its highest grossing opening weekend of the pandemic era in 11 markets worldwide, including North America. At the resurgent domestic box office, “Black Widow” broke pandemic-era records for IMAX® across the board — delivering the Company’s biggest opening weekend box office, indexing, and per screen average since March 2020. The film grossed $7.2 million across IMAX screens in North America, earning 9% of the domestic box office and a per screen average of $19,000. Continue reading