This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 2015 Cary Fukunaga film, Beasts of No Nation. Starring Idris Elba and Abram Atta. The film tells the story of a young boy, Agu, and his traumatic life after he is ushered into being a boy soldier for a rebel organization during a civil war in a unnamed African country.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the next film is introduced. The 2015 Cary Fukunaga directed African war film. The film follows a young boy named Agu as he goes from an innocent child to a full on child soldier.The random topic for this week is on why some Americans must be hyphenated and others are not, and the outcome of that.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 2004 Spike Lee film, She Hate Me. Dealing with issues of corporate corruption, Black fatherhood, homosexuality, and a whole host of other issues Spike Lee attempts to wrap all of it in a comedic yet dramatic package. Telling the story of John Henry Armstrong (Anthony Mackie), a 30 year executive who is fired from his job and has to find other less conventional means to make money.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the next film is introduced. The 2004 Spike Lee film, She Hate Me starring Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington. The film tells the story of a man who is hired to get lesbians pregnant for cash. The random topic for this week is on the idea of cultural assimilation.