CodeBlack Films, a division of Lionsgate and CodeBlack Entertainment — the first independent, vertically integrated African-American-owned film studio — is developing a biopic film about renowned activist and Civil Rights leader Angela Davis. The studio has obtained movie rights to Angela Davis: An Autobiography, first published in 1974. According to Variety, the as-yet-untitled movie will be produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi, who worked on […]

As Black History Month comes to a close, Jada Pinkett-Smith is hitting the film festival circuit with a new documentary about political activist Angela Davis. “Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners” chronicles the life and times of the extraordinary woman. Jada Pinkett-Smith told our cameras that she and Davis shared a special moment at […]