Tag: sundance film festival

Bridgerton, Sundance and Strange Fruit: Virtual Events to Help Wrap Up Your January

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) We made it, y’all! We’ve survived four crazy years of a Trump Presidency and now we can all go outside and bask in the glow that is the Biden administration. Actually—scratch that. We still can’t go outside (umm…hello, worldwide pandemic.) But we can still bask and we can still virtually attend some […]

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Judas and the Black Messiah, Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield, Will Premiere at Sundance 2021

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)Photo: Courtesy of Sundance Institute Sundance may look a bit different this year due to the global pandemic, but the film festival highlighting independent films is keeping that same major world premiere energy with its latest big announcement. Judas and the Black Messiah, the much-anticipated Shaka King-helmed film starring Daniel […]

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Sundance 2021: A List of Black Movies to Watch While You’re in the (Virtual) White Mountains

Passing (2021); Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)Image: Courtesy of Sundance Institute I’m salty. As The Root’s Staff entertainment writer, one of the most exciting aspects of my job is being able to travel to a lot of cool places. In fact, the Sundance Film Festival typically kicks off […]

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The Forty-Year-Old Version Writer, Director and Actor Radha Blank to Be Honored With 2020 Sundance Vanguard Award

Director Radha Blank speaks at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival – “The 40-Year-Old Version” Premiere on January 25, 2020.Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images (Getty Images) The incredibly talented force known as Radha Blank is 2020’s Sundance Vanguard Award recipient. Advertisement Blank’s feature film directorial debut, The Forty-Year-Old Version made its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance […]

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