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Afro-Latinx filmmaker Shaka King has made an incredible mark as director of Judas and the Black Messiah, creating a name for himself and sharing an important story of William O'Neal’s infiltration of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton. Read more about his success, Afro-Latinx visibility in the media industry, and the importance of representation.
This year’s Academy Awards are taking a step in the right direction in terms of recognizing more diverse stories, talent, and creators. As an organization that advocates for inclusivity, we are proud and grateful to see this long anticipated change take place within the industry. However, we will continue to do our part so that more diverse representation can be seen on screen and off-screen. Here are the rich talented diverse voices who were nominated for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards:
In celebration of Women’s History Month, NALIP has been highlighting empowering diverse women who have been pushing the envelope through their creativity, work, and vision and revolutionizing the industry doing so. Let’s take a look at who these leading women are and what their success means for the next generation of women to come.
#SXSW began March 16th and runs until March 20th! Here are some of the Latinx projects and filmmakers to look out for:
Check out this week's Fresh News regarding the reopening of movie theaters in LA and more!
The 78th annual Golden Globe was a bit different from the traditional extravagant red carpet award show that we are so used to seeing. This year, the honorees accepted their awards from the comfort of their home. But something that remained consistent from previous years was the lack of diverse representation and inclusivity.
As we begin Women’s History Month, we at NALIP want to highlight the contributions made by women to society. We want to especially highlight the role that women of color have played in bringing this society forward while overcoming systemic racial and gender discrimination.
We want to share a list of films that showcase some of these impactful women through the art of cinema and storytelling.
Golden Globes, female executives leading the way, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu's new feature film since "The Revenant" and much more in this week's fresh news brought to you by NALIP!
A lot is rapidly happening here in Hollywood! Check out fresh news for 2/15/21!