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Documentary

The Check It: Streets to Runways
1 year ago

The Check It: Streets to Runways

Letting documentary filmmakers in on some of the most personal and intimate moments of his life did not come easy for Trayvon Warren. He wasn’t sure how it would impact …
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A Fresh Look at Toronto’s ‘Jungle’
3 years ago

A Fresh Look at Toronto’s ‘Jungle’

“I remember sitting in the staff meeting where the principal told Michael what was going to happen and I started to cry,” says Robin Phillips, a teacher of eight years …
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Bound: The Power of Human History
3 years ago

Bound: The Power of Human History

Bound: Africans vs. African Americans is not only a hard hitting documentary that tells the story of tension that exists between Africans and African-Americans, but it is also a film …
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Nas premieres Shake the Dust documentary at TIFF
3 years ago

Nas premieres Shake the Dust documentary at TIFF

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The critically acclaimed emcee Nas can now add another notch to his belt – executive producer.

During this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, Nas brought out everyone from Jully Black …
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Filmmaker Ron Howard goes beneath the surface of Made In America festival
3 years ago

Filmmaker Ron Howard goes beneath the surface of Made In America festival

Made in America captures the essences of the American dream in a two-day festival, headlined by Jay-Z; the name is in reference to a song from his project with Kanye …
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Finding Fela! effectively captures larger than life musician
4 years ago

Finding Fela! effectively captures larger than life musician

As one of the first Sub-Saharan counter culture heroes, Fela Kuti has inspired generations with his music and message. In 2009, award-winning director and choreographer Bill T. Jones looked at …
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B.B. King documentary coming to DVD in June
4 years ago

B.B. King documentary coming to DVD in June

In the fall of 1925, in the cotton fields of Mississippi, a King was born. Blues Boy King has spent more than half of a century defining blues to the …
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Documentary looks at Nelson Mandela’s relationship with music
4 years ago

Documentary looks at Nelson Mandela’s relationship with music

Music you can’t stop. It goes everywhere.” – Nelson Mandela

Music for Mandela is an uplifting documentary sewn together with beautiful cinematography. The film highlights the power music had on …
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Documentary uncovers shadism for the real and prevalent issue that it is
4 years ago

Documentary uncovers shadism for the real and prevalent issue that it is

Colour conscious. This is how filmmaker Vic Sarin often refers to the world today in his film Hue: A Matter of Colour. And as he travels around the world to …
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Documentary brings Grenadian history to forefront
4 years ago

Documentary brings Grenadian history to forefront

Forward Ever: The Killing Of A Revolution is a documentary overlooking the Grenada revolution through grainy footage, interviews and subtitles. After a five-year reign as Prime Minister, Eric Gairy (1974-1979) …
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