Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

In the news: Nick Martin

Billionaires profit, workers struggle

Transit activists protest MBTA service cuts

READ PRINT EDITION

film

Somi Kakoma’s short film ruminates on isolated artmaking
read more
Arts & Culture
Somi Kakoma’s short film ruminates on isolated artmaking
On Dec. 1 at 8 p.m., ArtsEmerson will present the virtual livestream of “in the absence of things,” a short film written and created by vocalist-composer Somi Kakoma. The film, produced and shown in partnership with Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Baryshnikov Arts Center, National Black Theatre and Salon Africana, will be free and open to the public.
>
‘Gramercy’ film spotlights mental health in the Black community
read more
Arts & Culture
‘Gramercy’ film spotlights mental health in the Black community
The fourth and latest project from co-directors Jamil McGinnis and Pat Heywood is “Gramercy,” a narrative short film currently screening as part of the American Film Institute’s virtual film festival, AFI Fest, through Thursday, Oct. 22.
>
Former White House photographer steps out from behind the camera in Dawn Porter's documentary
read more
Arts & Culture
Former White House photographer steps out from behind the camera in Dawn Porter's documentary
The documentary “The Way I See It” is a riveting and surprisingly emotional film that gives an unparalleled behind-the-scenes look at the presidencies of Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan, as seen through the eyes of renowned photojournalist Pete Souza, official White House photographer in both administrations.
>
Love prevails in documentary ‘Time’
read more
Arts & Culture
Love prevails in documentary ‘Time’
Director Garrett Bradley (“Alone” and “America”) has created a remarkable documentary with “Time,” a moving tribute to the power of love between Sibil Fox Richardson and Robert G. Richardson (known as “Fox Rich” and “Rob”).
>
Second annual Black Women’s Film Conference wraps up final week
read more
Arts & Culture
Second annual Black Women’s Film Conference wraps up final week
The second annual Black Women’s Film Conference is in its fourth and final week of programming. Presented by the New Negress Film Society (NNFS), the conference “convenes Black women and non-binary filmmakers from all over the world to share work, discuss the craft, exchange filmmaking strategies, and build community.”
>
Roxbury International Film Festival goes virtual
read more
Arts & Culture
Roxbury International Film Festival goes virtual
The Roxbury International Film Festival officially launches its 22nd year on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, festival organizers moved the dates from summer to fall and pivoted to a virtual format.
>
America’s racist past continues to haunt the present in 'ANTEBELLUM'
read more
Arts & Culture
America’s racist past continues to haunt the present in 'ANTEBELLUM'
What began for filmmaker Gerard Bush as a nightmare in 2017 of “a woman who was so desperate for help that she was screaming across dimensions” quickly morphed into a short story, which later evolved into a movie script, and now into the thriller “Antebellum.”
>
MFA outdoor programming highlights artists of color
read more
Arts & Culture
MFA outdoor programming highlights artists of color
The Museum of Fine Arts has begun hosting a series of free outdoor and online programming during the month of September, including film screenings co-presented with Roxbury International Film Festival and Boston Latino International Film Festival and online concerts with local musicians.
>
‘And She Could Be Next’ — Film explores how women of color are changing the political landscape
read more
Arts & Culture
‘And She Could Be Next’ — Film explores how women of color are changing the political landscape
The two-part documentary series “And She Could Be Next” is a powerful testament to the collaboration and strength of women of color who are transforming American politics from the ground up.
>
Nisha Ganatra, in focus
read more
Arts & Culture
Nisha Ganatra, in focus
Since the release of her first feature film “Chutney Popcorn” in 1999, director Nisha Ganatra has been on a mission to place women, people of color, and the LGBTQIA+ community at the forefront of her film and television projects.
>
Black masculinity and identity take center stage in Letia Solomon's ‘The Cypher’
read more
Arts & Culture
Black masculinity and identity take center stage in Letia Solomon's ‘The Cypher’
Championing underserved voices through film is at the heart of the types of stories that Letia Solomon wants to tell, but it would take fours years of soul-searching before she made the leap full-time into filmmaking.
>
‘Broken Bird’: Rachel Harrison Gordon’s coming-of-age film soars
read more
Arts & Culture
‘Broken Bird’: Rachel Harrison Gordon’s coming-of-age film soars
What began as an assignment for NYU student Rachel Harrison Gordon ended up becoming a beautiful and tender film that explores race, culture and identity through the character of Birdie, a biracial young girl preparing for her Bat Mitzvah.
>
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner