Tag Archives: documentary

  • BET Premieres Book of Negroes

    Feb 17, 15 by LaRita 'Jazzy Rita' Shelby 3 Comments

    *BET kicked off the mini-series “The Book of Negroes“ Monday night with a stunning debut by Shailyn Pierre-Dixon as the young Aminata, whose riveting performance set the tone for the gracious and fiercely potent Aunjanue Ellis as the adult Aminata Diallo. Ms. Ellis added beauty, fluidity and seething bravery to every realistic and detailed account of the woman’s life […]

  • Hear Muhammad Ali’s Personal Audio Journals in ‘I Am Ali’ (Watch)

    Oct 10, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment

    *”The film is a great balance of all of his sides..the father, the brother, the lover, the friend, the sportsman, and the social activist.” Maryum Ali says ‘I Am Ali‘ is the first time viewers will hear from her dad’s inner circle. The documentary is told through Muhammad Ali’s private audio journals and exclusive interviews from […]

  • R&B Legend Kashif Directs 10-part Documentary

    Jul 9, 14 by Brooklyn Boy and LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *(Hollywood, CA)  – Six-time Grammy nominee Kashif is elevating from writing and producing million-selling hits for himself, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and George Benson to pursuing his dream come true of directing the unprecedented 10-part Ken Burns-style documentary “The History of R&B Music And It’s Influence On World Culture.” Maximizing his knowledge and experience as […]

  • ‘Soul Mate’ is Worth Revisiting Because Faith and Love Still Matter (Watch)

    Mar 29, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *In 2007, Andrea Wiley and a team of dedicated artisans set out to document single women of faith in the award winning film “Soul Mate.”  Their stories were inspiring, heart wrenching and real as women by the dozens graciously shared their truth and their desire to be coupled with their soul mate in the presence of […]

  • The Third Season of ‘Black Folk Don’t…’ to Premiere in Dec.

    Nov 29, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *If you haven’t seen it yet, the third season of “Black Folk Don’t,” is set to premiere on Monday, December 2nd. The show is a hilarious-truth documentary series challenging the common stereotypes of African Americans, including going green, join the NRA and everything that tends to be typically white. Filmmaker Angela Tucker takes viewers on […]

  • Preview Gospel Drummer Marvin McQuitty Jr.’s Documentary (Watch)

    Oct 22, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *“Marvin McQuitty was just as concerned about his rhythm on drums as he was with the rhythm of life.” This is a quote from one of Gospel music’s most prolific producers Aaron Lindsey, and it is one of many profound moments in THE MAN, THE MUSICIAN, THE MENTOR:  A FULL LENGTH DOCUMENTARY OF MARVIN MCQUITTY, […]