While You Wait for the HBO Film (Premiering in April), Watch ‘The Way of All Flesh’ – A BBC Documentary on Henrietta Lacks

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Now that we know when HBO plans to premiere its telepic based on “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” the non-fiction book by Rebecca Skloot (April 22), while we wait, you’re encouraged to watch the below BBC documentary on Henrietta Lacks… Continue Reading

‘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