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Local Nashvillian wins film award

Kysa Siovan

Kysa Siovan, a Nashville native, was recently honored at the Southern Entertainment Awards Ceremony, which was held in Tunica, Mississippi on April 10. Kysa was honored with the DVD/Film of the Year for creating the soap opera, Stirred, Not Shaken,…

Black History Month feature: Meet Oscar Micheaux


Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951) was a towering figure even by today’s standards. He was not only America’s preeminent black filmmaker for three decades, but also the country’s most prolific; having directed or produced 22 silent movies and 15 talking pictures during…