‘To Sir, With Love’ Author E.R. Braithwaite Dead at 104 (BBC Commissions New Film Adaptation of the Book)

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The New York Times is reporting this evening that E.R. (Edward Ricardo) Braithwaite, the Guyanese author, educator and diplomat whose years teaching in London’s East End inspired the international best-seller “To Sir, With Love” and the popular Sidney Poitier movie… Continue Reading

Actor/Producer Ephraim Benton (‘Dope Fiend’) Featured on ‘Beyond The Cut’ (Live Taping this Sat.)

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  Throughout the year, the Beyond the Cut live discussion series has featured influential artists from the realms of film, art, and culture. Beyond the Cut celebrates storytelling perspectives of these creatives, which have included film directors Shaka King (“Newlyweds”, “Mulignans”)… Continue Reading

Trailer: ‘Dope Fiend’ Set to World Premiere at The Newark International Film Festival (Malik Yoba, Andra Fuller)

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With Starz Network’s “Power,” executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, currently unfolding over its third season, its fitting that a new film co-starring 50 Cent’s first-born son is about to make its world premiere. Initially developed as a television pilot to follow in… Continue Reading

Luminal Theater & Bondfire Radio Short Film Night in Brooklyn (7/29); Films by Mtume Gant, Shavon Meyers + More

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  Tomorrow night, July 29th in Brooklyn, NYC, The Luminal Theater, a soon-to-open microcinema dedicated to African diaspora cinema to be located in the Bedford-Stuyvesant of Brooklyn, along with the live streaming network Bondfire Radio are hosting an exclusive Short… Continue Reading