Netflix has released the official trailer of Marcus A. Clarke’s upcoming documentary, Blood Brothers: Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali.Produced by Kenya Barris and Jason Perez, the documentary will detail the extraordinary story behind the friendship and the ultimate falling out of two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century with interviews from their family members and never before seen footages.Blood Brothers: Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali premieres September 9th on Netfix. Continue reading
Venus and Serena (2012) documentary film that takes an unprecedented look into the extremely private world of Venus and Serena Williams. Continue reading
The premiere episode begins with the end of the Civil War and Reconstruction, periods that held so much promise for free black men and women. But as the North gradually withdrew its support for black aspirations for land, civil and political rights, and legal due process, Southern whites succeeded in passing laws that segregated and disfranchised African Americans, laws that were reinforced with violence and terror tactics. Continue reading
Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. Continue reading
When you watch this documentary you see the systematic and deliberate racist destruction of Michael Jackson. Very insightful! Continue reading
Dance Theatre of Harlem’s iconic Firebird places the Russian folk tale about a magical bird that triumphs over evil in an exotic Caribbean setting. John Taras’ choreography to Stravinsky’s familiar score was further enlivened by sets and costumes by Geoffrey Holder. The 1982 DTH production was a tremendous worldwide success.
Mahalia Jackson set the standard for gospel music and the Christain lifestyle. The undisputed queen of one of America’s most endearing music art forms born from the songs of sorrow, joy and praise of the African slaves. Continue reading
CARMEN and GEOFFREY, an intimate documentary, which was awarded Best Film at Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2009, follows the astonishing five-decade marriage and careers of two legends of the stage: Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder