Posts Tagged ‘Danny Glover’

Veteran actress Zoe Saldana, 30, plays the lovely Nyota Uhura in the new Star Trek prequel, directed by J.J. Abrams,¬†that opened in theatres over the weekend and soared to #1 with an estimated $76.5 million in box-office receipts. The role of Uhura was made famous by Nichelle Nichols in the 60s TV series by the […]


TransAfrica Forum will host the 5th annual New African Films Festival in downtown Silver Spring, MD, March 19 – 25, 2009. This year features a selection of classic African¬† films with timeless themes. Worth checking out. Founded in 1977, TransAfrica Forum is an “African American human rights and social justice advocacy organization promoting diversity and […]


Of the hundreds of studio films produced in 2008, 70 or so featured African-American/African actors. Believe it or not, there were a few films left over for other Black actors besides Samuel L. Jackson and the Smith family to appear in… We were glad to see a little more of Jeffrey Wright. Hey, where was […]


Veteran actor Giancarlo Esposito produced, directed, and starred in this quiet film about small-town life in South Carolina that gets more interesting with each passing minute–parallel storylines examine the social and emotional aftermath of the martyrdom of a 60s civil rights activist, played by Samuel L. Jackson, and the present-day development of a golf course […]