Documentary

Whitney Dow’s ‘Whiteness Project’ Releases New Online Installment with POV

Intersection of I, the second installment of award-winning filmmaker Whitney Dow’s Whiteness Project, has been released online today. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV, Whiteness Project is an interactive investigation into how Americans who identify as white, or partially white, experience their race. Intersection of I examines millennials’ views about race and identity…

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“Out of Darkness” A Film with Compelling Substance

By Hakim Abdul-Ali There are some films, when they are produced and when they hit the theaters, are simply powerless cinematic productions with no redeeming meaning or value whatsoever to their productions. Most of them are shallow depictions of aimless intents and embarrassing nothingness. Unfortunately, many of these flicks, which are aimed at the minority…

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In OLD SOUTH, a young fifth generation funeral director, Hope Iglehart is fighting to preserve what’s left of her African-American neighborhood

OLD SOUTH will kick off the 4th season of AMERICA REFRAMED, public media’s newest documentary series, a collaboration between WGBH and American Documentary, producers of the acclaimed POV series on PBS on February 2nd at 8pm. www.worldchannel.org  Danielle Beverly’s Old South takes place in one of the oldest, predominantly black neighborhoods in Georgia. A group…

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Female Director Makes Directorial Debut with Feature Documentary “HUSH: Hollywood’s Uncovered Sexual Harrassment”

Producer, writer and first-time director Angela Marie Hutchinson just began principal photography on a feature documentary, “H.U.S.H.” (Hollywood’s Uncovered Sexual Harrassment). “H.U.S.H.” marks Hutchinson’s directorial debut. She has cast and produced a plethora of media projects, including her first feature film which she also wrote, “Hollywood Chaos.” That movie is currently available on Hulu and…

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Film Review: 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Film Critic Jordan Davis was born Feb 16, 1995. Contrary to his belief, he was not named after the basketball legend Michael Jordan. His mom, Lucia McBath, insists she named him after the crossing over of the Jordan River, symbolizing a new beginning. For his mom and dad, Ron Davis, Jordan was…

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