Tag: Film

Viola Liuzzo

Life of Viola Liuzzo, Only White Woman Honored at the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama To Be Explored in New Film

The critically acclaimed biography From Selma to Sorrow: The Life and Death of Viola Liuzzo by author and historian Mary Stanton is getting adapted into a new biopic. According to Deadline’s Anthony D’Alessandro, Viola Liuzzo was a “white housewife, part-time college student, and mother of five children whose passion for…

Shirley Chisholm

First Black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm to be Subject of a New Biopic Produced by and Starring Regina King

Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress in 1968. In 1972, she became the first African American candidate from a major party to run for President of the United States, as well as the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination….

Director Spike Lee Calling for Georgia Film Industry Boycott

Despite Georgia Democratic politician Stacey Abrams asking Hollywood to #StayAndFight in the state against the recent passing of the draconian abortion ban, Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia, according to the Associated Press. In May, Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed a “fetal heartbeat” bill that would…

Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes is Sorry She Snubbed Michelle Obama

Wanda Sykes, comedienne, TV producer, actress, and Emmy Award-winning writer, once sat near former First Lady Michelle Obama at an event during former President Barack Obama’s first year in office. Most people in that situation would have relished the opportunity. But, at the time, Sykes wasn’t interested in a conversation….