Nia Long Honored at the Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Black Cinema – Jennifer Merin reports

Marking the the 100th anniversary of the release of legendary black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux’s The Homesteader, the Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Black Cinema Awards, held in LA on December 2, 2019, honored actress and activist Nia Long, along with Kasi Lemmons, Chewitel Eijofor and Eddie Murphy for their extraordinary career achievements. Introduced by Chaz Ebert, Long’s affecting acceptance speech acknowledged her sources of inspiration and some of the hardships she’s faced. was particularly affecting.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, April 25 – May 1: KEANU

Opening April 29, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Keanu, the new comedy from director Peter Antencio (TV’s Key and Peele about two friends who attempt to recover a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang. Read on…

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