Tag: documentary

VIDEO: ‘Warriors Of The West’ Takes Us To The Fiery Front Lines With Hotshots

[embedded content] Share This Video When Josh Acosta was just 19, he trekked up a steep burning hill amidst a raging wildfire and thought to himself, “What am I doing?” Acosta is a Hotshot, an elite group of firefighters that travel the nation six to eight months out of the year, working 16-hour days while […]

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Beyond Dick: This One’s for the Ladies Is All About the Joy and Pain of Black Women

Screenshot: This One’s for the Ladies Trailer You would think This One’s for the Ladies, Gene Graham’s foray into strip shows for black women, would be all about dick. If so, you would be wrong. In fact, once you nasty girls (and boys) are drawn into this world, you are in fact exposed to the […]

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Julian Edelman Talks to GMA’s Michael Strahan about Documentary [WATCH]

Getty Julian Edelman is making the promotional rounds for his Showtime documentary. Julian Edelman’s sports documentary, 100% Julian Edelman, premieres this week on Showtime (Friday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET, to be exact) so the New England Patriots receiver is doing a media tour to promote the film. One of those stops was to […]

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A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds

Photo: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (Magnolia Pictures) Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in the room. Her longtime friend, […]

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Emanuel, Produced by Stephen Curry and Viola Davis, Debuts on the 4th Anniversary of the Charleston Shooting

Emanuel A.M.E. ChurchPhoto: Courtesy of Unanimous Media and JuVee Productions On the evening of June 17, 2015, 21-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof marched into what was typically thought to be the purest form of sanctuary—a church—and terrorized a group of black worshippers. Nine people, including senior pastor and South Carolina State Senator Clementa C. Pinckney, […]

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Emanuel, Produced by Stephen Curry and Viola Davis, Debuts on the 4th Anniversary of the Charleston, SC, Shooting

Emanuel A.M.E. ChurchPhoto: Courtesy of Unanimous Media and JuVee Productions On the evening of June 17, 2015, 21-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof marched into what was typically thought to be the purest form of sanctuary—a church—and terrorized a group of black worshippers. Nine people, including senior pastor and South Carolina State Senator Clementa C. Pinckney, […]

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Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am: ‘Navigating a White Male World Was Not Threatening; It Wasn’t Even Interesting’

Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am / Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures Toni Morrison’s work has always been deemed as rich and poetic, perhaps an extension of her very own life. Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, looks to be a uniquely intimate look into Morrison, as it was directed […]

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The Black Godfather: Clarence Avant and the Successful Six Degrees of Separation

Steve McKeever, Clarence Avant and Quincy Jones attend Netflix world premiere of The Black Godfather on June 03, 2019 in Los Angeles, Ca.Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images for Netflix) Life begins with a number and ends with a number. It’s a phrase often repeated by music executive Clarence Avant, almost like a mantra. And it […]

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