Roland Martin caught up with director Ava DuVernay during the Color Of Change’s 10th Anniversary Gala. During their chat, DuVernay discussed the relaunch of The…

The African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) announced yesterday that they will theatrically distribute the Sundance award-winning film, “Kinyarwanda” this Fall. Written and directed by Alrick Brown, “Kinyarwanda” is based on the true stories of numerous Rwandans who experienced the atrocities of the genocide. “It doesn’t have bodies, it doesn’t have bullets. It doesn’t focus […]

Hello Beautiful founder, Ava DuVernay’s, critically acclaimed film ‘I Will Follow’ which chronicles the day in the life of one African American woman struggling with the death of a loved one and enormous family tension, debuted last week to thunderous applause. Following a review by critic Roger Ebert, who called it “one of the best […]

Ava DuVernay’s I Will Follow, one of the most critically claimed independent African-American films to have been released in years, has just received another salutation.  Film critic Roger Ebert, in a glowing review, called it “…one of the best films I’ve seen about the loss of a loved one.” Watch Roger Ebert’s full review here […]

HelloBeautiful’s co-founder Ava DuVernay is a filmmaker and publicist who hopes to spread the distribution of black-themed films with her new organization, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM). In March, black film festivals based in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle and Los Angeles will be the first backers of the movement to collectively get […]