short film

FORMER CORONATION STREET STAR ZARAAH ABRAHAMS STARS IN SHORT FILM ‘BLACK GIRL IN PARIS’

Former Coronation Street star Zaraah Abrahams has come a long way since leaving the cobbles. The black British actress stars in the short film ‘Black Girl In Paris’ which will air on HBO in March. Based on the novel by Shay Youngblood, the film stars Tracey Heggins (Medicine for Melancholy) as a down-on-her-luck writer who experiences personal and sexual awakening thanks to a savvy prostitute, played by Zaraah Abrahams (Spike Lee’s upcoming Da Sweet Blood of Jesus). … Zaarah is also set to star in an up []

UK SHORT FILM: SITUATIONS – LIGHT SKINNED VS DARK SKINNED

Some food for thought which addresses the long time topic of skin complexion within the black community. Those dumb young black men who enjoy putting down and belittling dark skinned women who share the EXACT same complexion as themselves, and who are also responsible for coining the ridiculous term “lighty” need to watch this.  Yeah you twats know who you are.   [Thanks Lorraine] Your thoughts please…

UK SHORT FILM: ‘DAD IN A DAY’

Cousin’s Marcus Noble and Rakeem Noble (2Noble Entertainment) have come together to create the 36 minute short film Dad in a Day. The short is written and directed by Marcus (20), a Film and Digital Arts degree student at The BRIT School in Croydon and his cousin Rakeem (23), a law graduate co-produced and also stars in the project. ‘Dad in a Day’ is a story that follows Reece (Marcus Noble) an everyday young man’s coming of age. After finding out life changing news and having the pressure of responsibility riding on []

SHORT FILM: THE TAKEOVER

The Takeover is the story of best friends Ashley, a Caucasian fashion designer, and Tisha, an African American comic book artist, who debate the difficulty of dating in Los Angeles; each arguing that the other has it easier. After help from their favorite barista, Yoshi, and his exotic espresso, the ladies swap bodies and experience the dating scene in each other’s shoes for 24 hours. I thought the Takeover was pretty good and it made me laugh out loud in parts. But it []

UK SHORT FILM: FILL ME IN (WOULD YOU GIVE HIM A SECOND CHANCE?)

Sebastian Thiel presents ‘Fill Me In’ a short film written by Gus Miller that explores how a young man’s venturesome day gets turned on its head through the perspectives of the people around him. Would you give him a second chance? … Would I give HIM a second chance? I sure would.. and a third and a fourth and a fifth and a sixth…. Hahahaha. Fill Me In has also entered in the Sundance London 2013 Short Film Festival. Your thoughts please….

FILM TRAILER: IF ONLY (BY FREDI KRUGA) / MY THOUGHTS ON ‘PROJECTS’ AIMED AT BRITAIN’S BLACK YOUTH

IF ONLY is a short film written and directed by Fredi ‘KRUGA’ Nwaka under his  newly formed C.R.I.M.E (Creating Role Models In Media Enterprise). C.R.I.M.E works with ex offenders, gang members and troubled teens and turns their stories into short films. It teaches them all aspects of film making as well as social skills, networking and helps provide them with opportunities to further their careers in media and entertainment. This project was funded by The Big Lottery Awards For All and was made []

UK SHORT FILM: CLOSURE (STARRING RICHIE CAMPBELL)

Check out British actor Richie Campbell’s debut directorial short film Closure, a tribute to death row inmate Troy Davis who was executed in 2011 for the 1989 murder of police officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia. Davis always maintained that he was innocent right up to his execution. CLICK HERE to read more about him.