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Gina Prince-Bythewood and Kasi Lemmons on Filming ‘Women of the Movement’: “It Was a Collective Mourning and a Collective Fight”

Gina Prince-Bythewood and Kasi Lemmons have had remarkably entwined careers as filmmakers. Both broke out with acclaimed debut features near the end of the 20th century: Love & Basketball (2000) and Eve’s Bayou (1997), respectively. Today, they’re both hard at work on their upcoming sixth movies, the former with The Woman King and the latter […]

Kiki Layne to Star in ‘Ring Shout’ TV Adaptation From Kasi Lemmons

Kiki Layne to Star in 'Ring Shout' TV Adaptation From Kasi Lemmons

Kasi Lemmons and Gina Prince-Bythewood to Kick off Black Carpet Speaker Series

The series, which will showcase Black talent, is presented by the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center.

‘Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’: TV Review

Octavia Spencer and Tiffany Haddish star as mother and daughter of a hair business dynasty in 'Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker.'

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Writer Roundtable With Oscar Nominees Taika Waititi, Anthony McCarten

Taika Waititi, Lorene Scafaria, Kasi Lemmons, Anthony McCarten, Destin Daniel Cretton and Charles Randolph share tactics to tackle real life as well as subjects to avoid entirely, all while exploring humanity "in the service of the truth."

Muse Awards: Gloria Estefan, Kasi Lemmons, Jane Rosenthal Urge Women to Keep Making Strides

Gloria Estefan, Kasi Lemmons and Jane Rosenthal urged women to keep making strides at the NY Women in Film and Television's 2019 Muse Awards on Tuesday.

‘Harriet’ Writer-Director Kasi Lemmons on Cynthia Erivo Casting, “Bearing the Culture of Harriet Tubman”

'Harriet' writer and director Kasi Lemmons joined The Hollywood Reporter's Writer Roundtable to discuss the controversy around Cynthia Erivo casting, bearing the culture of Harriet Tubman behind-the-scenes and more.

“Fiction Means Freedom”: Taika Waititi, Lorene Scafaria and the Writer Roundtable

Kasi Lemmons, Anthony McCarten, Destin Daniel Cretton, and Charles Randolph also share tactics to tackle real life with varying degrees of fiction as well as subjects to avoid entirely, all while exploring humanity while "in the service of the truth."

Gloria Estefan, Kasi Lemmons, Jane Rosenthal to Be Honored at N.Y. Women in Film & TV Muse Awards (Exclusive)

Gloria Estefan, 'Harriet director' Kasi Lemmons and Tribeca Enterprises CEO and co-founder Jane Rosenthal will all be honored at this year's N.Y. Women in Film and Television Muse Awards luncheon.

‘Dark Waters,’ ‘Harriet’ Teams Talk Telling Stories of Real-Life Heroes

How 'Dark Waters' and 'Harriet' told true stories of real-life heroes in Rob Bilott and Harriet Tubman, according to producers, directors and stars at the 2019 Produced By: New York conference.

‘Harriet’ Writer Talks Bringing Tubman’s Story to Hollywood After 20 Years

Over 100 years since American abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s death, her story is finally hitting the big screen. The cast and crew of 'Harriet' — including Cynthia Erivo and Janelle Monae — gathered on the red carpet for the film's premiere at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles Tuesday night. Many reveled in being able to tell Tubman's story.

Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Cynthia Erivo, Amy Pascal Join Produced By: NY Conference

Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Cynthia Erivo, Amy Pascal are among the stars set to participate in the 2019 Produced By: New York conference's master classes.