Mike Wallace is Here MIKE WALLACE IS HERE (2019) Featuring archival footage of Mike Wallace, Malcolm X, Bette Davis, Salvador Dali, Martin Luther King Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, Leona Helmsley, Jimmy Fratianno, Paul Meadlo, Bill O’Reilly, Johnny Carson, Oprah Winfrey, Richard Nixon, Ben Bradlee, Anwar Sadat, Diana Dors, Manuel Noriega, Emile Zola Berman, Arthur Miller, Oriana Fallaci, Thomas Pike, John Ehrlichman, Drew Pearson, Lillian Roth, Thomas Hart Benton, Shirley MacLaine,
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM (2019) Featuring Toni Morrison, Farah Griffin, Angela Davis, Hilton Als, Sonia Sanchez, Walter Mosley, Oprah Winfrey, David Carrasco, Paula Giddings, Robert Gottlieb, Peter Sellars, Fran Lebowitz, Russell Banks and Richard Danielpour. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures. 120 minutes. Rated PG-13. Toni Morrison is a literary legend – on two different sides of the business. Everyo
David Oyelowo at the New York press day for “A United Kingdom.” David Oyelowo Historical Accuracy by Jay S. Jacobs David Oyelowo has been making movies for a little over a decade now, and he seems to have carved out a special niche in Hollywood. The actor, who was born in Oxford and lived several years in Nigeria as a boy, has become Hollywood’s go-to choice for historical bio-dramas. Oyelowo is probably best known for his riveting, Oscar-nominated turn as the Reverend Marti
Selma SELMA (2014) Starring David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Roth, Carmen Ejogo, André Holland, Martin Sheen, Cuba Gooding Jr., Oprah Winfrey, Common, Dylan Baker, Giovanni Ribisi, Alessandro Nivola, Wendell Pierce, Stephan James, Nigel Thatch, Tessa Thompson, Colman Domingo, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Omar J. Dorsey, Stephen Root, Ledisi Young, Niecy Nash, Martin Sheen and Lorraine Toussaint. Screenplay by Paul Webb. Directed by Ava DuVernay. Distributed by Paramount Pictures.
Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey at the NY press day for “Selma.” Photo copyright 2015 Brad Balfour. Ava DuVernay Returns the Struggle for Civil Rights to Selma by Brad Balfour On the occasion of Martin Luther King Day, the film Selma is further in the spotlight because both director Ava DuVernay and lead actor David Oyelowo were not nominated for best director and actor Oscars respectively. Though the film was nominated for Best Picture, Selma‘s absence in a number of other ca