… The first episode will be out on Monday 12th August at 8pm GMT
Travel to the beautiful island of Dominica as one man documents his journey of discovery, of identity, of the birthplace of his father and of a legacy for future generations. This inspirational film will celebrate a small and unknown island and place it firmly on the map. Follow Richard’s progress at www.mydominicastory.tumblr.com where you can also make a donation.
Reflections Unheard: Black Women In Civil Rights focuses on the marginalization of black women between the Black Power and Feminist ideologies of the 60s and 70s, up to the present day. (via Shadow and Act) This documentary film will premiere across the pond on April 24. CLICK HERE for more details. Will there be a UK screening? Hopefully.
True Story Nollywood is a documentary about the stories written and told by the world’s third largest film industry. According to the website Shadow and Act the documentary premiered last month at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City. I don’t know if there are plans to premier the film here in London.
From a young age Kyla Frye always knew that she would one day become a star. Now, as a UK based actress with a wealth of work behind her, from BBC Three’s “West 10 LDN” to award winning shorts, Kyla investigates what it takes to be successful within the entertainment industry. This short documentary ultimately aims to inspire and inform those striving to ‘make it’ in the UK entertainment industry. Featuring interviews with Jimmy Akingbola, Aml Ameen and Sheila Nortley, to name […]
Sebastian Thiel Presents an Upshot TV Production ‘Friday UK’ – A UK spinoff of the classic ‘Friday’. This video has been made as a UK Tribute to the American cult classic ‘Friday’. There will be no full feature film of Friday UK, but we do hope you enjoy this spinoff trailer and future clips released. Major respect to all the original creators of Friday, for creating such a classic.
Check out the trailer for the up and coming black western They Die By Dawn.
Big Bright Films debut their feature length documentary The Fade; the distinctive film presents an exclusive window into the lives of 4 barbers, including Johnny “Cakes” Castellanos; responsible for the images of two of hip-hop’s icons, Jay Z and Pharel Williams. The observational film seamlessly transports us to and from Accra, London, New Jersey and Kingston submitting to its inhibited narrative and paralleling common themes of identity, business, masculinity and culture. Directed by Andy Mundy-Castle, Assistant Producer on Channel 4’s multi-award winning […]