Jamaa Fanaka, film director of '70s era black classics 'Penitentiary' and 'Welcome Home, Brother Charles,' died Sunday in his South LA apartment. He was 69.
Watch this new trailer for 'Color Outside the Lines,' a promising documentary about the "history, struggles and triumphs" of African-American tattoo artists.
B. Dolan's timely "Film the Police" updates N.W.A's classic "Fuck tha Police" for the Social Media age. He explains here how he hopes it makes a difference.
Filmmaker Alison Chernick follows restauranteur Michael Chow who says the secret of great food, or high achievement in any field for that matter, lies in perfecting the details.
Steve McQueen, one of the most provocative artists of his generation, keeps it real and raw in his latest film, Shame, a dark tale about sexual addiction.
At this TED talk, JR shares not only his career trajectory but also how his perception of art's power evolved and expanded with every project he completed.
Here's hoping Murray Lightburn, the group's frontman who's often called the black Morrissey, sounds less mopey on their new CD, Degeneration Street, which drops Feb. 15.
In this new doc, cameras follow a few former convicts who now work as "interrupters" and attempt to prevent Chicago gang members from hurting others.