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Film Director Damani Baker on “The House on CoCo Road”
August 10, 2017
Film Director Damani Baker talks about THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD, an intimate documentary exploration of heritage and history against the backdrop of a brewing Afro-centric revolution as the U.S. government prepares to invade the island nation of Grenada. A captivating story of a woman who risks the lives of herself and her young children in pursuit of liberty. First hand accounts from activists Angela Davis, Fania Davis and Fannie Haughton weave together director Damani Baker’s family portrait of Utopian dreams, resistance and civil unrest with a film score composed by music luminary Meshell Ndegeocello.
Reporter: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
“United In Anger: A History Of Act Up”
May 25, 2017
On June 27, 7:30-9:30 PM Hammer Museum: Los Angeles presents “United In Anger: A History Of Act Up”. This documentary follows a small group that came together across race, ... read more »
Reel Talk: 4.20.17
April 20, 2017
In 1979, Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing the book. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. ... read more / view gallery »
Raoul Peck: “The Hollywood Story Has Never Been Ours”
March 19, 2017
The Los Angeles Sentinel chats with Black Hollywoods' Storytellers at EBONY iTUNES Movies event in Hollywood. Oscar Nominated Filmmaker Raoul Peck, Singer-Songrwriter and Actress LeToya Luckett, Omar Dorsey, and Goapele dish on the importance of telling the stories of Black culture without compromise.
Reporter/Videographer: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Ava DuVernay, Nipsey Hussle, Dr. Melina Abdullah & More Talk “13th”
February 10, 2017
Must see panel discussion surrounding Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary, "13th" which explores the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and America's perilous transition from slavery to mass incaceration.
Panelists included filmmaker Ava DuVernay, rapper, social activist and business owner Nipsey Hussle, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder and educator Melina Abdullah, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, Esq., and award-winning civil rights attorney, host and moderator for the evening, Areva Martin.
Sponsored by Blackwood Alliance and The California Endowment, panelists and the artist community gathered at the historic Nate Holden Theatre in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro
January 4, 2017
James Baldwin left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »