I Will Follow

Enter for a chance to win the critically acclaimed I Will Follow on DVD.  Winner of the Narrative Audience Award at the 2010 Urbanworld Film Festival, I Will Follow is a moving semi-autobiographical drama that stars Salli Richardson-Whitfield as Maye Fisher, a successful make-up artist with a sexy boyfriend (Blair Underwood), whose world is turned upside down […]

“Are you taping or writing this down? Because I talk really fast,” director Ava DuVernay politely informs via speakerphone.  Ava has been fielding phone interviews since 6 a. m., but six hours later she’s none the worse for wear, eager to chat about her directorial debut with the independent feature I Will Follow. Winner of […]

Salli Richardson-Whitfield has enjoyed an enviable career in Hollywood, but even she is always seeking new challenges. “As actresses in general there’s very few roles that come around where you can stretch out a little bit and show what you can do,” the actress and director told TheUrbandaily.com about her role in Ava DuVernay’s narrative […]

HelloBeautiful’s co-founder Ava DuVernay is a filmmaker and publicist who hopes to spread the distribution of black-themed films with her new organization, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM). In March, black film festivals based in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle and Los Angeles will be the first backers of the movement to collectively get […]