Day: August 2, 2009

BLACK BRITISH FILM-MAKING GETS A BOOST

Up and coming black British film Find Her Keep Her (God Son Pictures) starring comedian Kojo and video model turned actress Rachel Ritfeld. Via The Guardian It’s a Sunday afternoon in Notting Hill in west London. People are milling around the foyer of the Coronet cinema, in anticipation of the film that’s about to start. It’s not the latest Harry Potter or Hollywood action blockbuster, though. These 300 people – mostly black British men and women age 25 and upwards, with some []

POLICE HUNT KILLER OF ISRAEL GAYS

Via BBC News Israeli police are searching for a gunman who killed two people and wounded at least 10 at a gay support centre in the city of Tel Aviv. Gay leaders say it is Israel’s worst hate crime against the community. Most of the victims were gay teenagers who were meeting at the centre on Nachmani street when the gunman entered and started firing indiscriminately. Police have ordered the temporary closure of the city’s gay clubs and are releasing few details []