Movies that reflect the revolutionary undercurrent running through society dominated this year’s voting for the 7th AAFCA Awards.Straight Outta Compton, the surprise summer box office hit centered on the 90’s rap group N.W.A., captured an overwhelming majority of the votes cast by members of the association. The Universal Pictures film earned multiple awards for Best […]


The Cleveland International Film Festival, in its 38thyear, starts Wednesday at 7 p.m. Tower City becomes movie HQ this week with more than 500 films from 68 countries. That’s about 45 screenings a day. More than 92,000 people attended the festival last year. This year, if you want to see something that hails from a […]


It’s easy to dismiss Tracey Edmonds as the ex-trophy wife of Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds who parlayed her husband’s name into entrance to the C-Suite as CEO of Edmonds Entertainment Group and COO of Our Stories Films. Easier still to ignore her accomplishments—she produced the hit films Soul Food, Good Luck Chuck, and Jumping the Broom—in favor of guilty pleasure gossip about why she […]