Friday, September 17, 2021

Must Watch: Soul. A new animated film featuring Jamie Foxx.


Watch: Spike Lee’s Short Film New York, New York

Spike Lee Famed Director Spike Lee wrote on his Instagram page upon releasing his latest Spike Lee Joint, "My Short Film - NEW YORK NEW YORK Is A Love Letter To It's People. Plain And Simple." The short film, emotional and stark at times, makes us think about what New York was like before COVID-19. "Was it that grey?" "Where are all...

Watch: The Lovebirds Trailer

The Lovebirds From their Youtube channel: Every happy couple has one moment that defines their relationship. Watch the official trailer for #TheLovebirds starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjani. Watch The Lovebirds, only on Netflix starting May 22: A couple (Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in the relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery....

Watch: Matthew A. Cherry’s Hair Love, Short Film

Hair Love Hair Love, an Oscar®-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time. About Hair Love - From Matthew's official site: Hair Love, is a 7 minute animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, Stephen, his daughter,...

Watch: Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods trailer

Da 5 Bloods Spike Lee brings us Da Five Bloods From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) — who return to Vietnam. Searching for the remains of their fallen Squad Leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the promise of buried treasure,...

Watch: Richmond Summer – A Short Film

Richmond Summer
Richmond Summer (The short film) Written, directed and produced by Bootsie Dawkins. This is a thriller about a group of friends coming home to a smalltown (Richmond County) for the summer. After an emotional roller-coaster bodies begin to add up. Starring Chantelle Nelson, Jas Gray, Sha'cobi D, Little Yenique, Tha Don, Sed Belk, Karon Riley, Devarius Anderson and Jermaine...


Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, an adaptation of August Wilson’s play, depicts Viola Davis as Ma Rainey, The Mother Of The Blues. The film takes place in 1927 at a recording studio where Ma and her band traveled to complete a new song. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was written by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, directed by George C. Wolfe, and produced by...

Watch: Official Trailer All Day and A Night Movie

0 Check out the official trailer of All Day and A Night. The movie is hitting Netflix on May 1, 2020. Here's the storyline according to those folks... As soft-spoken Jahkor Abraham Lincoln (Ashton Sanders) struggles to keep his dream of rapping alive amidst a gang war in Oakland, his ill-fated life and real-world responsibilities drive him further and...

Sylvie’s Love: The Black Love Story You Need To Watch Now

Sylvies Love
There are not enough Black love stories on film or on television. There aren’t. My favorite Black love story continues to be Love and Basketball written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. I enjoy a complex Black love story that shows the tenderness that relationships bring into your life with the complexities of what being Black is all about. Sylvie’s...

The Hate U Give: 5 Reasons Every American Should Watch

The Hate U Give
I cried for at least 45 minutes while watching The Hate U Give. This movie portrays a black family traumatized when an unarmed black teen is shot and killed by a police officer. The story explored the dual existence of black people in the US.  The black person who does the right thing while going to school or work...

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