Interview: Massoud Bakhshi Talks Creating ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’

Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness debuted at this year's Sundance Film Festival to thunderous applause. The film was among 11 other high caliber entries in the World Cinema Dramatic competition. Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi's sociopolitical tale of a woman's fight for survival is one of the most engaging experiences anyone can have in a theater … Continue reading Interview: Massoud Bakhshi Talks Creating ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’

Jeff Chan’s ‘Code 8’ Has Plenty Excitement On and Off-Screen

We all know what crowdfunding is, right? It’s when a bunch of people raise money for someone’s project. Simple enough. But have you ever seen over 28,000 people raise over $2 million USD for a full-length feature film they’ve only seen ten minutes of? That’s the magic of Code 8. And it’s real. Director Jeff … Continue reading Jeff Chan’s ‘Code 8’ Has Plenty Excitement On and Off-Screen

Story Details Learned During ‘Toy Story 4’ Set Visit

Woody and the gang are back for one last adventure, and our team ventured all the way out to Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA to get all the details from the filmmakers. Check out the vlog recap of Pixar Studios : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU-KcJbKxzw After seeing Andy off to college, the toys have found a new … Continue reading Story Details Learned During ‘Toy Story 4’ Set Visit

Exclusive: Clip From Ava DuVernay’s New Series ‘The Red Line’

Geeks of Color is proud to show you a sneak peak at the new series, The Red Line, produced by Ava DuVernay! The Red Line follows three Chicago families as they journey toward hope and healing after an unarmed African American doctor is shot by a white cop. The tragedy causes the families to consider … Continue reading Exclusive: Clip From Ava DuVernay’s New Series ‘The Red Line’

Exclusive: Learn How Taraji P. Henson’s Character Yesss Was Brought to Life

Geeks of Color has got a new exclusive for you! Creating a new animated character for an already existing franchise can be a hard task, but if anybody would be able to do it, it's Disney. Below is a video that explains just how they brought Yesss to life and how they knew she'd be … Continue reading Exclusive: Learn How Taraji P. Henson’s Character Yesss Was Brought to Life

Interview: Kiki Layne Talks ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, Black Love, Diversity in Hollywood & More at TIFF 2018

Rising Star Kiki Layne has come onto the scene in a big way, starring as Tish in the highly-anticipated new film by Barry Jenkins. GoC had the pleasure of sitting down with Layne after the premiere of If Beale Street Could Talk at the Toronto International Film Festival. Based on the novel of the same … Continue reading Interview: Kiki Layne Talks ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, Black Love, Diversity in Hollywood & More at TIFF 2018

Interview: Barry Jenkins Talks ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, Resiliency, Diversity in Film & More at TIFF 2018

Filmmaker Barry Jenkins screened both of his films Medicine for Melancholy and Moonlight at the Toronto International Film Festival. So, it was no surprise when it was announced that Jenkins would be bringing the amazing If Beale Street Could Talk to TIFF this year, where it was the runner-up for the Grolsch People's Choice award. … Continue reading Interview: Barry Jenkins Talks ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, Resiliency, Diversity in Film & More at TIFF 2018

Interview: A Conversation With Yetide Badaki on Storytelling, ‘American Gods’, and ‘Wonderland’

In between the filming of the second season of American Gods, actress Yetide Badaki took a few minutes to chat with me about her new project Wonderland, which brings together complex characters and her passion for storytelling. There’s about a seven-hour time difference between her set and my study chair (as well as an entire ocean), but, thanks to modern … Continue reading Interview: A Conversation With Yetide Badaki on Storytelling, ‘American Gods’, and ‘Wonderland’