Month: August 2011

UK FILM: LOVERS ROCK (TRAILER)

…………………….. The STORY OF LOVERS ROCK is a feature length documentary tells the story of an era and a music that defined a generation in the late 70s and 80s. Lovers Rock is romantic reggae that was uniquely British. It developed from a small UK scene to become a global brand through the likes of UB40 and Maxi Priest Lovers Rock was particularly influential to a new generation of black British young women and men who identified with this music that reflected []

THE BRITISH URBAN FILM FESTIVAL 2011 COMING THIS SEPTEMBER (LONDON)

The British Urban Film Festival will take place on the 16th, 17th and 18th of September 2011. Check out the festival’s opening feature David Is Dying below. ……………………. For more information about the festival click HERE [Thanks Charlene] So I am¬†guessing (but I could be wrong) that¬†The British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) replaces the BFM International Film Festival ¬†(Black Filmmaker) which¬†ran for¬†10 years¬†here, but unfortunately¬†not enough people seemed to know about this¬†annual event, partly¬†due to a distinct lack of promotion on the []

UK TV: DOCUMENTARY – HOW HIP HOP CHANGED THE WORLD

Idris Elba reveals the defining moments in street music and culture over the last 35 years, featuring rare archive material, seminal music videos and insight from Hip Hop stars. The documentary airs on Channel 4,¬† Friday August 12th, 10.25pm I just hope Idris has the good sense to stay away from the mic during this documentary. I don’t want to hear him rapping again.

TWEET OF THE DAY

Chicks gotta stop taking 'sexy' pics in a room full of hardship. Make the bed. Pick up the clothes. Smh. — Petey Wheat (@MrPeteyWheat) August 3, 2011

UK FILM: EXTRAS NEEDED FOR CLUB SCENE (PAYBACK SEASON)

The producers of up and coming film UK thriller¬†Payback Season are currently looking for extras. Read below. EXTRAS needed for big club scene on 7th August! Take part & email your full name, age, number, recent picture to : paybackseason@gmail.com — PAYBACK SEASON (@PAYBACKSEASON) July 26, 2011 http://twitter.com/#!/IceKayas/status/98495159020425216 And according to the man above “big stars” will be on the set too.¬† I wonder who will be there.¬†¬†De Niro? Actually¬†I’m guessing the “big stars”¬†that will be¬†there on the day will be¬†the stars¬†from¬†Kidulthood []