Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival 2023: 6 Films From Black Filmmakers We Can’t Wait to See

Returning to in-person in January, the Sundance Film Festival 2023 will showcase features on Little Richard, Nikki Giovanni and more.… Read More

December 8, 2022

Not Even Keke Palmer Can Save Blundering Slave Revenge Film ‘Alice’ [Review]

Alice made its premiere at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival When it comes to Black history, the pull to make a… Read More

February 7, 2022

Bill Cosby Responds to Scathing ‘We Need to Talk About Cosby’ Docuseries

In a statement to Entertainment Weekly, Bill Cosby has attempted to clear his name before the premiere of We Need… Read More

January 27, 2022

‘Summer Of Soul’ Celebrates Black Joy Amid The Pain Of The ’60s [Review]

Questlove's directorial debut, Summer of Soul, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, shows how Black music from across… Read More

July 2, 2021

‘Zola’ Is More Than A Twitter Thread Come To Life — It’s A Critique Of Whiteness

Zola, which is inspired by the infamous viral Twitter thread from 2015, is at its best when exploring its white… Read More

June 30, 2021

Judas And The Black Messiah’ is A Call to Action [Review]

In Shaka King's Judas and the Black Messiah, the Black Panthers are humanized, focusing on their work instead of white… Read More

February 11, 2021

Topaz Jones Shares New Single “Herringbone” From Sundance-Winning Album/Film

Topaz Jones' new album is also an award-winning short film. On Friday, New Jersey-bred artist Topaz Jones announced his new… Read More

February 5, 2021

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Sets New Record for Documentary Sale at Sundance

Summer of Soul has been acquired for streaming in the largest sale of a documentary in Sundance history. After winning the… Read More

February 5, 2021

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Wins Sundance Film Festival’s Top Prize for Documentaries

Summer of Soul unearths 50-year-old footage from the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. Questlove has hit another career milestone. The Roots… Read More

February 3, 2021

10 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at the Virtual 2021 Sundance Film Festival

A scan of the movies that are already buzzing ahead of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival Movie theaters may be… Read More

December 16, 2020

‘Bad Hair’ Is A Fascinating Horror Film Undone By Mixed Messaging

Justin Simien's new horror movie Bad Hair falters as it tries to understand Black women as a collective. Justin Simien’s… Read More

October 23, 2020

‘On The Record’ Details How Russell Simmons’s Sexual Assault Allegations Became Hip-Hop’s First Me Too Moment

Despite its shortcomings, On The Record, which premiered at Sundance, serves as a reminder of what Black women lose when… Read More

February 3, 2020

Flying Lotus’ ‘Kuso’ Screenings Spark Disgust, Vomiting and Walk-Outs

The first wave of reviews for Flying Lotus' feature-length debut are in. And, like most things we've already seen from… Read More

January 26, 2017

Jessica Williams’ Women’s March Speech: ‘I Am My Ancestors’ Dream’

The Women's March occurred this past Saturday, with a number of activists, artists, entertainers and political figures not only being… Read More

January 23, 2017

Jessica Williams Film ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ To Close Sundance 2017

Image courtesy of Sundance The 2017 Sundance Film Festival has been steadily releasing films a part of its lineup, and… Read More

December 13, 2016

Flying Lotus To Premiere Debut Feature Film ‘Kuso’ At Sundance 2017

Last week the 2017 Sundance Film Festival announced a preliminary lineup for its annual event, which included films focused on Michael Brown,… Read More

December 5, 2016