The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced the 60 nominees that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018.
The Rape of Recy Taylor
NAME OF FILM: THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR
DIRECTOR(S): Nancy Buirski
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In 1944, Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black woman, was abducted and raped by six white men in Alabama. The film centers on her unprecedented response—a fight for justice, with the aid of Rosa Parks and other black activists—whose profound influence on the civil rights movement still reverberates today.
Seven exclusive, first-run documentaries including The Rape of Recy Taylor, a film that exposes a legacy of physical abuse of black women and reveals Rosa Parks’ intimate role in Recy Taylor’s story, have been acquired by Starz.
2018 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces Lineup – “306 Hollywood” “Boom for Real” and More…
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, today announced its lineup of features and short films. The 21st annual festival will take place April 5 to 8, 2018, in Durham, North Carolina.
#TBFF18 : 2018 Toronto Black Film Festival Announces Lineup, Closes with “KALUSHI: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu”
#TBFF18 will close with the South African film and Ontario Premiere of KALUSHI: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu by Mandla Dube.
The Toronto Black Film Festival – TBF will kick start it’s 6th edition with the Canadian Premiere of Nancy Buirski’s documentary feature The Rape of Recy Taylor
One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards.
The Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium taking place October 19 to 22, in Washington, DC will feature a lineup of 13 documentary films
Chicago Film Festival will Honor Sir Patrick Stewart and Alfre Woodard + Announces Black Perspectives Program
Film and theater legend Sir Patrick Stewart, and actress Alfre Woodard will be honored with Career Achievement Awards at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival.
The 18th Woodstock Film Festival, will open with the East Coast premiere of Stuck, a musical narrative about a group of six strangers trapped together on a stalled New York City subway car.
Films by Abel Ferrara, Alex Gibney, Vanessa Redgrave and More on 2017 New York Film Festival Spotlight on Documentary Lineup
The Spotlight on Documentary lineup for this year’s 2017 New York Film Festival features new films by Abel Ferrara, Alex Gibney, Vanessa Redgrave’s directorial debut, and more