The first-time filmmaker, whose debut film—the documentary-short The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement—has garnered an Academy Award nod, shares the powerful story of her project’s subject, James Armstrong.
The Oscar-nominated actresses passionately discuss their roles in The Help and have a spirited debate about the ambivalence many people have regarding their roles in the film.
Each week, we will bring you sights and sounds from our studio as guests sit in the chair to have a conversation with Tavis. Check out images of and quotes from Sean Penn, Etta James, Terrence Howard, Kathleen Turner and Seal.
The Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Artist recounts how he knew the silent film would work and shares what it took to get the project off the ground.
The Oscar-nominated actor discusses his starring role in George Lucas’ Red Tails and explains why he’ll be disheartened if Black people don’t show up in droves to support the film.
The two-time Academy Award-winning actor was named ambassador at large to Haiti by Laurent Lamothe, the Haitian Minister of Foreign and Religious Affairs, in January 2012. Check out a selection of his performances and projects.
The Oscar-winning actor and tireless human rights advocate—recently named ambassador-at-large of Haiti—offers his take on Haitian political leaders and discusses the crippling poverty that existed in the country before 2010’s devastating earthquake.
In the final night of the two-part conversation, the Oscar-winning actor-director continues his discussion of the “miracle of the spirit of the Haitian people” and also reflects on this year’s 30th anniversary of Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
Michelle Williams and Kelly Reichardt’s second collaboration, “Meek’s Cutoff”, is a minimalist masterpiece.
In the Land of Blood and Honey’s writer-director and star discuss the emotional toll that it took on the performers and filmmakers to create a love story against the backdrop of the Bosnian War.