Although Colin Kaepernick’s protest against police brutality was hijacked by those who thought it was disrepectful to the flag and military, time has shown it to be a prophetic stand leading to the exponential growth of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Netflix and Ava DuVernay are about to show us how Kaepernick became the man he is today with a dramatic limited series – Colin in Black & White – that focuses on Kaepernick’s formative high school years.
Ava DuVernay’s sobering documentary 13th puts the 13th Amendment under the microscope as part of an examination of a prison system that holds one quarter of all prisoners In. The. Wold. behind its bars.
New York Film Festival 13th premieres at the New York Film Festival on September 30 – whichis the first time a nonfiction work will open the festival. This will be followed by the global launch on Netflix October 7, including a limited theatrical release. Check out the trailer after the break.
The seventh annual Produced By Conference presented by the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) occurred May 30-31, 2015, and was hosted by Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. It brought together the best of Hollywood in film, television, and digital. Lee Daniels,Tyler Perry, Kevin Smith, Brian Grazer, Eva Longoria, and Reese Witherspoon are but a few of the names that came to speak to producers from all over the world. See more after the jump.