This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 2015 independent film, Tangerine. Taking place as a day in the life look at transgendered prostitutes in West Hollywood, CA. After receiving news that her boyfriend is cheating on her, Sindy decides to go on a rampage to find her man and his new woman. Topics of transgender views from the Black community and the show's hosts and what makes a Black film are heavily discussed.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the next film is introduced. The 2015 transgender prostitute focused film, 'Tangerine.' The random topic of the week comes from a discussion on an article that claims there is an effort to emasculate Black men in America…the guys discuss the validity of this thought process in the only way the know how.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 1984 murder mystery drama, A Soldier's Story. Taking place in the Jim Crow South during the tail end of WW2, someone has murder a Black sergeant near a military base. It is the job of a Black Captain from Washington DC to figure out what happened amongst the backdrop of bigotry.
This week on Black on Black Cinema the next film is introduced. The 1984 film, A Soldier's Story, deals with a murder of a black military sergeant in the Jim Crow South. The random topic of the week is all about the Black pastors who went to support Donald Trump and the implications of their actions.
Special episode: Jay sits down with Baltimore WYPR's own Aaron Henkin about his new endeavor, Out of the Blocks. The latest project from the host of The Signal takes us into the heart of Baltimore City block by block as he interviews the people who live and work there. Gathering stories of day-to-day life, generational struggle, tragedy and triumph in Black on Black Cinema's hometown.