Black on Black Cinema
Harriet - Episode 173

Harriet - Episode 173

April 30, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 2019 biographical film, Harriet, starring Cynthia Erivo and directed by Kasi Lemmons. The film portrays Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad. 

 
White Selfishness in the Era of COVID19 - Preview to Episode 173

White Selfishness in the Era of COVID19 - Preview to Episode 173

April 23, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the next film, "Harriet." This is the 2019 biographical story of the rise of the famous slave abolitionist and war hero, Harriet Tubman starring Cynthia Erivo. The random topic this week is all about white Americans selfishness in the wake of COVID-19. Protests popping up around the country advocating for returning to normalcy by conservative white people puts others in harm's way like almost no other time in this country. Why is this happening?

Uncorked - Episode 172

Uncorked - Episode 172

April 16, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the film, Uncorked (Netflix), about a young man who is caught between his aspirations of being a sommelier and running his family's local BBQ business in Memphis. The film deal with the division of parental expectations, cutting one's own path, and the middle road of acceptance between the two.

COVID-19 vs. Us - Preview to Episode 172

COVID-19 vs. Us - Preview to Episode 172

April 10, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, we announce the next film, Uncorked (available on Netflix). The film follows a young man who has dreams of being a sommelier but his parents want him to work in their family restaurant instead. The random topic this week is about COVID-19 infections and deaths and how/why they are heavily hitting the Black population inside the United States.

Coffy - Episode 171

Coffy - Episode 171

April 3, 2020

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to discuss the 1973 blaxploitation film, "Coffy." As a nurse, Coffy (Pam Grier) has seen the ill effects of drugs up close, but it isn't until her little sister becomes addicted to heroin that she finally decides to wage a one-woman battle. Disguised as a prostitute, Coffy goes on a killing rampage, at first going after street dealers and pimps such as sleazy King George (Robert DoQui), then gradually working her way up to bigger honchos.

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