The New Black has been nominated for Outstanding Documentary by the NAACP

February 11, 2014

The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.  Winners will be voted upon by NAACP members and announced when the envelopes are opened on Friday, February 21 during the Awards Ceremony for non-televised categories.  The remaining categories will be announced LIVE on stage during the two-hour star-studded TV One telecast on Saturday, February 22 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed).  The telecast will also include a one-hour pre-show airing live from the red carpet (8:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed).

Outstanding Documentary – (Theatrical)

  • “20 Feet from Stardom” (Tremolo & Gil Friesen Productions)
  • “Call Me Kuchu” (Lindy Hop Pictures LLC)
  • “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners” (Codeblack Films/Lionsgate)
  • “Girl Rising” (The Documentary Group)
  • “The New Black” (Promised Land Film)


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The New Black

The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Continue Reading

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