I’m not sure “we the people” ever had much power, but certainly in the last 40 years or so in the States all but the extremely wealthy have lost a good deal of economic and personal freedom.
David Love: For all of the complaints in the black community about the lack of black faces on the screen, if wedo not support stories about our history, these films will no longer be made.
Ella Turenne: Turenne blends poetry, song and humor, to tell the oft unspoken history of Black women’s hair.
Lovell Estell III: In the new documentary Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race, filmmakers Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor provide an in-depth look into Bradley’s life and career and their lasting impact on the city’s history, culture and political life.
Cinema Libre Studio’s Philippe Diaz has collaborated with Robert King on a feature length script Angola, 1, 2 and 3, which provides an unvarnished look at the three black men’s experiences in prison and how, as young black men in the south in the 50s and 60s, they were consistently railroaded by the justice system.