Run Sweetheart Run

Release Date:   1/27/20; Sundance Film Festival Genre:   Horror Rating:  R Director:   Shana Feste Studio(s):  Automatik, Blumhouse Productions, Quiet Girl Productions, Universal Pictures Running Time:  93 mins. Cast:   Ella Balinska (Cherie), Pilou Asbæk (Ethan), Clark Gregg, Betsy Brandt, Jess Gabor (Maya), Aml Ameen Story:   A blind date turns violent and the woman has to get home…

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My Name Is Myeisha

Click here to purchase this title   Release Date:   1/28/20; Blu-Ray (Original Release Date:  1/21/18) Genre:   Drama Rating:   NR Director:  Gus Krieger Studio(s):   EchoWolf Productions, Shout! Factory Running Time:  82 mins. Cast:   Rhaechyl Walker, John Merchant, Dominique Toney, Dee Dee Stephens, Rickerby Alexander Brown-Hinds. Story:    My Name Is Myeisha is a hip-hop musical inspired by…

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Fellas of Silent Cinema

African American Actors of the Silent Film Era Abrams, Edward Alexander, Chester A. Allen, Charles Bates, Leo Bates, Lester Beard, Matthew (a/k/a Stymie) Bishop, Andrew Brooks, Clarence Broomfield, Leroy (a/k/a Sugarfoot) Brown, George Edward Brown, R. L., Dr. Burris, Jim Burrough, James Catlin, George Chenault, Jack Chenault, Lawrence Collins, Claude Connor, Edgar Cook, Jimmie Cornick,…

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Silent Queens

African American Actresses of the Silent Film Era Allen, Anna Lou Anderson, Ida Askins, Ida Baker, Josephine Barr, Edna Beavers, Louise Birdsong, Sylvia Bowman, Laura Boyd, Kathryn Boyd, Mildred Brown, Anita Buford, Daisy Burwell, Myra Bush, Anita Carrols, Vivian Clements, Flo Clough, Inez Cohee, Regina Conley, Nelly a/k/a Madame Sul-Te-Wan Conn, Irene Dabney, Ardelle Darden,…

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The Silent Era

Today’s multi-billion dollar film industry has very humble beginnings.  In the 1800s, inventors such as Thomas Edison and the Lumiere Brothers developed machines that projected images. From the beginning, people were excited by the flickering images which eventually grew into narratives that gave structure and dimension to the play of light and movement.  This led…

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Antebellum

Release Date:  4/24/20; In Theaters Genre:  Horror/Thriller Rating:  TBA Director(s):  Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz Studio(s):  QC Entertainment, Lionsgate Running Time:  TBA Cast:  Janelle Monáe, Marque Richardson II, Eric Lange, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Tongayi Chirisa, Gabourey Sidibe, Rob Aramayo, Lily Cowles, Jena Malone. Story:  Antebellum is a terrifying new thriller from the producer of the acclaimed films Get Out and…

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