Currently Browsing: Black History Month
On Thursday afternoon, February 9, 2023, I received the following email from the Film at Lincoln Center Patrons Desk, announcing that Viola Davis would be the honoree for their 2023 Chaplin Award Gala. This was sixteen days after the world learned that Viola Davis would not be a candidate for a 2023 Oscar in the Best Actress category.… read more.
During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is the wonderful Kellie Miller!
Kellie Miller is a British visual artist, specializing in painting and ceramics. Deciding at the age of fifteen that she wanted to pursue a creative career, Kellie attended Camberwell School of Art for undergraduate school, then got a BA from Brighton University and an MA in Arts Criticism from City University. … read more.
As it is now Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Today, we’re starting with the amazing Nia DaCosta!
Nia is a screenwriter and director best known for her work in the thriller genre. Nia began her career as a production assistant, granting her the opportunity to work with celebrated directors such as Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen, and Steven Soderbergh.… read more.
Faith Ringgold is an American artist whose work transcends generations with timely and timeless pieces that speak volumes on the Black identity in the United States that still resonates with young and old audiences. But it was only last year — in 2022 — that she finally received the exposure she had long deserved.… read more.