As many of you know, for the past 3 years I’ve been working with New Orleans public housing residents in their fight to return home after Hurricane Katrina. The many obstacles that block their return – including the demolition of the city’s public housing developments – are cast in racial and economic tones, ensuring [...]
I’ve blogged about Sakia Gunn several times, so I was very interested to see this trailer today. You know, I’m sorry this film even exists but I’m glad someone made it. It’s screening as part of the upcoming New York African Diaspora Film Festival.
Check out http://sakiagunnfilmproject.com/
h/t Shadow and Act
(I was forwarded the info for this film by Reggie, whose friend stars in the film. It looks interesting.)
SORRY, THANKS will have its New York premiere at BAM in June, as part of the new BAMcinemaFEST line-up. Tickets have just gone on sale through the BAM website!
We hope to see you all there, and please [...]
(I’ve seen this in a couple places now & it looks interesting. Thanks, Stephanie!)
US Documentary Feature Films
U.S.A., 2009, 95 mins., color
When Chris Rock’s daughter, Lola, came up to him crying and asked, “Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?” the bewildered comic committed himself to search the ends of the earth and the depths of [...]
Beautiful Me(s): Finding our Revolutionary Selves in Black Cuba will have its New York City premiere December 1st 6-8pm at The New School 66 West 12th Street Room 407 Alvin Johnson/JM Kaplan Hall.
This documentary film is the intimate travel diary of an underdog group of African American Studies graduate students at Yale who journey to [...]