Detroit Filmmaker Awards honor culture-rooted stories

This past weekend, the Detroit Filmmaker Awards returned for the first time since 2019.  The historical Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History hosted the event. The venue was more than appropriate, it was ideal as the assortment of winners and nominees for the evening put Black cinematic excellence on full display, in front of […]

Detroit Filmmaker Awards return to celebrate cinematic excellence

The Detroit Filmmaker Awards return on May 22, after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus. The second annual installment of the event will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, in Detroit, Michigan. This black-tie event, hosted by Ron Dance, will bring together Detroit’s most talented cinematographers, directors, actors and more, to […]

Award-winning film ‘Destined’ hits theaters this fall

Destined filmmaker Qasim Basir has announced a fall theatrical release for his latest critically acclaimed film. Destined tells the story of Rasheed/Sheed, played by Cory Hardrict (“Lincoln Heights,” American Sniper) and the turn his life takes as a result of one life-altering choice he makes as a kid. The story brilliantly unfolds between two parallel universes, […]