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Weekly film and entertainment show featuring interviews, film reviews and topical movie information. "Reel Talk with Reel Celebrities on the BIG show!"

Weekly film and entertainment show featuring interviews, film reviews and topical movie information. "Reel Talk with Reel Celebrities on the BIG show!"
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Weekly film and entertainment show featuring interviews, film reviews and topical movie information. "Reel Talk with Reel Celebrities on the BIG show!"

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The 1st Annual Black Reel Awards for Television (BRATs) Announcement

8/4/2017
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Since the inception of the Black Reel Awards in 2000, television categories have always been combined with film in a single awards presentation. That process ends this year as the Foundation for Augmentation of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) has created a spin-off awards presentation for outstanding television achievement for African-Americans and those of the African diaspora. There are a strong group of nominees vying for top prizes in Dramatic, Comedy, and TV Movies/Limited series...

Duration:02:25:15

1st Annual Black Reel Awards for Television Nominations

6/15/2017
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We kick off the start of a new era as we announce the nominations for the inaugural Black Reel Awards for Television. After nearly twenty years of celebrating the best films and performances in film, the Foundation for the Augmentation of African Americans in Film will annually spotlight the best television performances and series on both network and cable. Tune in to find out which shows or movies will be a part of our landmark first class of honorees.

Duration:00:26:24

Keeping It Reel 289: Purple Reign - Prince Remembered

4/29/2016
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One week after the untimely passing of Prince Rodgers Nelson, we took a look back at his extraordinary career and impact on his musical peers. Plus, we'll look back at the best and worst films of the Spring movie season as we prepare to launch the Summer movie season next week. In addition, we'll have entertainment news and review of the latest films, including Keanu all on Episode 289 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:38:04

Keeping It Reel 288: Liza Johnson

4/21/2016
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, we sit down with director Liza Johnson to discuss her latest film, Elvis & Nixon. In a candid conversation, Johnson shares her love for Michael Shannon's work as well as her disdain for being known simply as a "woman director." Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including Nina, Sing Street, and The Huntsman: Winter's War all on Episode 288 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:14:04

Keeping It Reel 284: 25th Anniversary of The Five Heartbeats

3/31/2016
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This week on the BIG show, we salute the 25th Anniversary of the cult-classic musical drama, The Five Heartbeats. Released in March 1991, writer/director Robert Townsend's musical love letter tells the story of a quintet of hopeful young African American men in the 1960s who form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. We'll talk about the film's impact and spotlight the music from this classic. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including...

Duration:01:02:43

The 16th Annual Black Reel Awards

2/19/2016
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Join us as we honor and celebrate Black Film excellence with the 16th Annual Black Reel Awards. Since 2000, the Black Reel Awards have annually honored African-American Film Achievement in three disciplines: feature, television, and independent film. Paced by both Straight Outta Compton and Creed with nine nominations apiece and Bessie's six nominations on the television side, this year's contests for top Black Reel Awards honors should be highly contested. We'll unveil this year's winners...

Duration:01:48:24

16th Annual Black Reel Awards Nominations

12/16/2015
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The Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) will present the 16th Annual Black Reel Award nominations celebrated African-American film achievement. Which films will compete for our industry's top prizes? Join us as we announce the nominees LIVE beginning at 10am.

Duration:00:11:05

14th Annual WAFCA Awards Announcement

12/7/2015
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The nominations have been announced, the votes have been counted and it is time to find out which films and performers take home top prizes from the critics of the Nation's Capitol. Join us as we announce the winners of the 14th Annual WAFCA Awards, hosted by WAFCA President Tim Gordon and member critic, Travis Hopson. We'll unveil all the winners beginning at 8am.

Duration:00:30:47

Keeping It Reel 280: 15 Funniest Black Comedy Screenplays

11/12/2015
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This week on the BIG show, on the heels of the WGA East releases their list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays, we respond with our list of the 15 Funniest African-American Screenplays. Find out which popular writer/actor dominated the list, plus we'll review several movies this week featuring actors and filmmakers with awards aspirations. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and a whole lot more on Episode 280 of Keeping it Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:14:57

Keeping It Reel 279: Chiraq / Bond 24

11/5/2015
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This week on the BIG show, writer/director Spike Lee's upcoming film, Chiraq gets the star treatment one month before it's release. We'll introduce the trailer and our thoughts on Lee's latest "joint." Plus, in anticipation of the 24th film from British super-spy, James Bond, we'll take a look back at our favorite Bond actors and Top Five Bond Films. In addition, we'll also have reviews on a slew of new and currently in theater releases including Spectre, Burnt, I Smile Back and Our Brand...

Duration:01:01:17

Keeping It Reel Replay: The Unlucky 13 Best Black Horror Films

10/29/2015
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This week on a special Halloween episode of the BIG show, we replay a popular spooky installment of a past episode of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon. Once again, we'll spotlight the Unlucky 13 Best Black Horror Films designed to scare you out of your wits. Join us for plenty of "tricks and treats," on this entertaining Keeping It Reel replay!

Duration:01:01:51

Reel Shorts | MFF 2015 - Miss You Already, Ithaca and Carol

10/24/2015
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On a special edition of Reel Shorts, we review several movies from Day 2 of the Middleburg Film Festival, including Catherine Hardwicke's latest, Miss You Already, the World Premiere of Meg Ryan's directorial debut, Ithaca and Todd Haynes' highly-anticipated potential awards contender, Carol.

Duration:00:27:02

Conversations 51: Sheila Johnson

10/23/2015
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On this special edition of Conversations, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Johnson sits down to give us the State of the Middleburg Film Festival, which kicks off today. The founder of the festival, Johnson talks about the what has been accomplished the road ahead.

Duration:00:25:58

Keeping It Reel 278: James Vanderbilt

10/22/2015
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This week on the BIG show, writer/director James Vanderbilt will be our special guest to talk about his political docudrama, Truth. We'll also salute Eddie Murphy, who received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of this week's new releases, including Truth, The Last Witch Hunter, Rock the Kasbah and Room all on Episode 278 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:18:59

Keeping It Reel 277: Charles Murray

10/15/2015
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, writer/director Charles Murray (Things Never Said, Sons of Anarchy, Roots, Luke Cage) will be our special guest to discuss his upcoming projects and the challenges that independent Black filmmakers are encountering in Hollywood. Plus, Travis Hopson will stop by to preview some of the films that will be featured at the 3rd Annual Middleburg Film Festival. We'll also have entertainment news and reviews of several new releases, including Beasts of No...

Duration:01:44:13

Keeping It Reel 276: Cary Joji Fukunaga

10/8/2015
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On the latest episode of the BIG show, Emmy-award winning writer/director Cary Joji Fukunaga and actor Abraham Attah will be our special guests to talk about their upcoming coming-of-age, jungle drama, Beasts of No Nation. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and reviews of the latest films, including The Walk, Freeheldand He Named Me Malala all on Episode 276 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:08:28

Keeping It Reel 275: Chiwetel Ejiofor

10/2/2015
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Today on the BIG show, Black Reel Award winner, Chiwetel Ejiofor will be our special guest to discuss his performance in The Martian, plus we'll discuss some of the freshman television shows debuting this week, and we'll have entertainment news and reviews on Episode 275 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.

Duration:01:07:00

Conversations 50: Matthew Cherry

10/1/2015
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On the latest episode of the Conversations, we sit down with writer/director Matthew Cherry (The Last Fall) to discuss how he is sharing his knowledge of independent filmmaking through social media and how these platforms are constantly changing the game.

Duration:00:24:39

Reel Shorts | Furious 7

4/3/2015
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On the next episode of Reel Shorts, we review several new films released in theaters and DVD this week, highlighted by the latest installment of Furious 7. In addition, we'll discuss the Hugh Grant/Marissa Tomei literary comedy, The Rewrite and the romantic dramady, 5 to 7, all on the latest episode of Reel Shorts.

Duration:00:29:11

The 15th Annual Black Reel Awards Celebration

2/20/2015
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Join us this Thursday night as we celebrate the best films and performance in Black Cinema as we announce the 15th Annual Black Reel Awards sponsored by the Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF). Tune in to find out which of the year's Outstanding Film nominees will take home our top prize. Will ten-time nominees Dear White People or Selma dominate this year's award? Or maybe seven-time nominees Top Five or Beyond the Lights will shine? On the television side, A...

Duration:01:24:41

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