Posts in Cinema Friday
Series on Netflix w/ Black-Tivity [act1]

On the surface it's challenging to find interesting or educational films or series on Netflix with some Black-activity value. Black-Tivity value? Yes, films or series which tell stories that I can either relate or identify with or perhaps just have an afro aesthetic to it.

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A horror thriller titled Get Out by Jordan Peele

As an Key & Peele fan, an idea that lingered in my mind is about to come true in the form of Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out. More specifically, we are finally getting a feature length-horror project from the comedy duo’s half. On their sketch comedy show, Peele and his partner, Keegan-Michael Key, often took their jokes into twisted territory. 

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Watch the powerful trailer for Denzel Washington’s ‘Fences’

With tremendous excitement I share my recent discovery the trailer for 'Fences' the film starring Denzel Washington. This movie is based on a 1983 play by African American playwright August Wilson. 'Fences' explores the evolving  experience and examines race relations, among other themes. The play won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play.

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