‘Emanuel’ explores life after tragic church shooting

New York 06/17/19, 13:03

Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers.The new documentary, "Emanuel," explores life after the tragic shooting on June 17, 2015, as family ...

Update: Nominees walk red carpet to British film awards

Europe 02/10/19, 13:32

The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local):6:15 p.m.Stars have begun arriving on the red carpet at London's Royal Albert Hall for the British Academy Film Awards,Among them: Amy Adams, a supporting actress nominee for "Vice," best-actress nominee Viola Davis of "Widows" and Glenn Close, a best-actress ...

Stars, royals gather for British Academy Film Awards

Entertainment 02/10/19, 05:36

Hollywood stars and British royalty are gathering in London for the British Academy Film Awards, where "The Favourite" is living up to its name by leading the race for trophies.The royal tragi-comedy has 12 nominations, including best picture, for the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars. Olivia Colman is favored to ...

‘The Favourite’ leads race for British Academy Film Awards

Entertainment 01/09/19, 03:08

Royal comedy-drama "The Favourite" is living up to its name, leading the race for the British Academy Film Awards.Yorgos Lanthimos' film has 12 nominations for Britain's equivalent of the Oscars, including best picture and best actress, for Olivia Colman. Colman won a Golden Globe Sunday for her performance as Britain's ...

Viola Davis says ‘stop taming us’ at Hollywood event

Entertainment 12/05/18, 17:53

Viola Davis is asking Hollywood to stop taming black female characters and is helping lead the way with her production company, JuVee Productions.Viola Davis arrives at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast at Milk Studios on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Davis was honored ...

Viola Davis to star as Shirley Chisholm in Amazon project

Entertainment 11/29/18, 16:33

Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis is gearing up to play groundbreaking politician Shirley Chisholm in a film for Amazon Studios.The company said Thursday that Davis has signed on to star in and produce the project about Chisholm, who was the first black woman ever elected to the United States Congress and ...

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