Posts Tagged ‘Black Reel Awards’


The nominations for the 15th Annual Black Reel Awards were announced yesterday and Twitter was on fire with the results. Many of this year’s nominees and past honorees weighed in with their appreciation and you can read their excited reactions below. (more…)

OutstandingFilms.jpgThis morning, the Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) announced its nominees for the 15th Annual Black Reel Awards, selecting Belle, Beyond the Lights, Dear White People, Selma and Top Five as its nominees for Outstanding Motion Picture. All of the nominees for Outstanding Motion Picture also garnered numerous other nominations, with Dear White People and Selma leading with ten nominations apiece — a sweep would break the current record for wins set just last year by 12 Years a Slave, with eight. (more…)


Film’s EIGHT awards breaks the record set by “Precious” in 2010

Washington, DC — This evening in the Nation’s Capital, the 14th Annual Black Reel Awards handed out their prizes for the finest accomplishments and achievements of African-Americans and people of the African Diaspora in feature and independent films and television in 2013. (more…)


The nominations for the 14th Annual Black Reel Awards were announced this morning and Twitter was on fire as several of the nominees went online to express their “twitgrats,” thanks and appreciation for the recognition of their work. (more…)


The Foundation for the Advancement of African Americans in Film (FAAAF) announced that the 14th Annual Black Reel Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014. (more…)


First-time director, Mischa Webley’s debut indie film, The Kill Hole, the war drama from a Black perspective opens this weekend in limited release at the home of the Black Reel Awards, MIST Harlem. (more…)


Happy Birthday to Oscar-nominated and Black Reel Award-winning actor Terrence Howard, who turns 44 today. Since his breakthrough role in The Best Man, Howard has consistently created a portfolio of diverse roles spotlighting his burgeoning talent. (more…)


The most decorated Black actor in history, Denzel Washington is simply stunning in this black-and-white image. Over his distinguished career, Washington has received four Outstanding Actor Black Reel Awards, two Golden Globe awards and a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Glory and Best Actor for Training Day.


In the storied history of the Black Reel Awards, there has only been one year that no award ceremony was held. The year was 2008, which we now refer to as the “Lost Year.” We take a look back at some of the films from that year that we didn’t get an opportunity to acknowledge. (more…)

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Denzel Washington wins Outstanding Actor for record fourth time

New York City — Earlier this evening, at the MIST Harlem art house theater in New York City, the 13th annual Black Reel Awards presented their winners for the finest entertainment contributions of 2012, highlighting the superb accomplishments and achievements of blacks in feature, independent and television films. (more…)