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[Film Review] Voices from the Black Row: Preserving the Legacy of Black Theatre in the UK

16th December 2013 |

How many Theatre productions or plays can you name that have been written by Black people? This question was posed to a number of seasoned and aspiring theatre practitioners in documentary ‘Voices from the The Black Row’ which was screened … Read More

Project 2×1: Young Filmmakers use Google Glass to document West Indian and Jewish communities in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

4th December 2013 |

The brainchild of four 20-something Brooklynites, ‘2×1’ is an interesting look into the vastly different yet culturally rich neighbourhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn and its Hassidic Jewish and West Indian communities.

Using Google Glass technology the project which was successfully … Read More

Trailer: Jean Micheal Basquiat – The Radiant Child

12th November 2010 |

I’ve been making a few phonecalls about this film. That’s all I’ll say for now :).

Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot with Basquiat over twenty years ago, this definitive documentary chronicles the meteoric … Read More

Review: My Nappy Roots

12th April 2010 |

Went to see ‘My Nappy Roots’ yesterday as part of the Images of Black Women Film Festival at the Tricycle Theatre. I’ve seen Chris Rock’s ‘Good Hair’ and had really wanted to see what this documentary had to offer … Read More

The Black List

24th December 2009 |

Somebody hand me a late pass….this looks so beauitful, I’m off of find out where I can purchase volumes 1 & 2. In a film that works as a series of living portraits, prominent African Americans of various professions, disciplines … Read More

The Souls of Black Girls

6th October 2009 |

I was listening to a podcast last month with the director of this documentary and I thought I should share this with you guys. The topics that they discuss touch on so many areas not just in my own personal … Read More

Still Bill: Bill Withers Documentary

29th September 2009 |

This is showing at the BFI Film Festival…I think you should go and see it.

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Beyond Beats and Rhymes

24th February 2009 |

“Man this hoe you can have her,  when I’m done I ain’t gon keep her  Man, bitches come and go, every nigga pimpin know” — 50 Cent

 

Ah, the sweet sound of misogyny — every time I … Read More