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Watch Salamishah Tillet's MAKERS Story Produced By Reel Works

Watch Salamishah Tillet's MAKERS Story Produced By Reel Works

Reel Works is one of the leading youth media programs in New York City. Founded in 2001, the mission is centered on the belief that the practice of fi... Read More »

It's True! Women Run a Majority Of Hulu's Original Television Series

It's True! Women Run a Majority Of Hulu's Original Television Series

If there's one thing we'd like to see happen in the film industry to increase overall diversity, it's to see more females become creators, directors,... Read More »

Ava DuVernay Is First Black Female Director to Helm a $100 Million Film

Ava DuVernay Is First Black Female Director to Helm a $100 Million Film

Just one of many ways Disney is proving it's serious about highlighting diversity. Ava DuVernay's first project with Disney is already breaking recor... Read More »

Two Female Filmmakers Are Changing Perceptions of the Middle East

Two Female Filmmakers Are Changing Perceptions of the Middle East

It's not uncommon for the media to be saturated with violence when speaking about the Middle East. This narrative echoes through news outlets around t... Read More »