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I just learned, via the Africa Is A Country blog, that French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche is working on a film centered on the story of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman, otherwise derogatorily known as the Hottentot Venus.
The film titled Black Venus, will be the first feature film with [...]
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
Who: Trade&Row – a Los Angeles-based 501c3 nonprofit organization established to develop and support community-oriented programs that engage current issues through the visual, performing and literary arts. For more information about Trade&Row, please visit: www.tradeandrow.org
What: Trade&Row, a nonprofit community organization, is happy to present its second annual Saturday Fantasy Film Festival Fundraiser. Independent short films [...]
Tonight I went to see The Garden, an excellent documentary about a 14-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles. I remembered following the news stories about it when the struggle to keep the garden had come to a boil. I won’t say more because I urge you to see it; [...]
I received an email about this
Banana Republic and Vanity Fair present Project:Involve City Stories, a series of short films inspired by the French New Wave cinema aesthetic of the Banana Republic Fall 2009 campaign.
View the work of 40 independent filmmakers, cast your vote for your favorite short, and enter for your chance to win a [...]