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AFROPUNK Presents Race Music in Paris: 'What happened, Miss Simone?' film screening + Music May 18

Bonjour Paris! We're back on May 18 for a screening of 'What happened, Miss Simone?', an incredible documentary about the powerful Nina Simone!

Rendez-vous le Mercredi 18 Mai à 19h à La Manufacture 111! (19, Boulevard Davout, 75020 Paris)

Les 35 premieres personnes qui RSVP et reçoivent une confirmation cette semaine pourront assister à la projection:

LES RSVP POUR LA PROJECTION SONT SOLD-OUT…

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Added by Sound Check on May 9, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

AFROPUNK Presents Race Music in Paris: 'Mr. Dynamite' film screening + DJ Set April 20

IN FRENCH (scroll down for text in English): Paris! Le deuxième événement de notre série Race Music aura lieu le Mercredi 20 Avril 2016 au Comptoir Général!

Les 30 premières personnes qui ont RSVP nous rejoindront pour la projection du film incroyable 'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown' à 19h.

Puis nous vous invitons tous (même ceux qui n'assistent pas à la projection) à nous rejoindre après le film pour danser sur un DJ set de DavJazz!…

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Added by Sound Check on April 13, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NEW MUSIC: Open Mike Eagle and Paul White's 'Hella Personal Film Festival' Is A Goddamn Masterpiece #SoundCheck

At this point, I greet every Open Mike Eagle Record as a holiday. Clear the schedule (or at least find an hour or two to turn the phone off and close my e-mail tabs) and listen with headphones and sink in to Eagles strange universe. On an impressive run starting with 2012's 4NML HSPTL, each new release from the self-proclaimed art-rapper has set the bar higher; offering a new banquet of boundary-pushing sounds, insightful juxtapositions, and choice lines. “Rap music has ruined me /… Continue

Added by Sound Check on March 30, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

AFROPUNK Presents Race Music in Paris: film screening + Michael Kiwanuka Live on March 22

IN FRENCH (scroll down for text in English): Annoncée la semaine dernière, la première édition parisienne de AFROPUNK Presents Race Music le 22 mars à la Maroquinerie est déjà un succès: les places pour la projection du documentaire inédit en France …

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Added by Sound Check on February 23, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

AFROPUNK Presents Race Music in Paris: film screenings & after-parties starting March 22

UPDATE: Billets disponibles ici pour le showcase de Michael Kiwanuka: http://www.digitick.com/michael-kiwanuka-concert-la-maroquinerie-paris-22-mars-2016-css5-nousproductions-pg101-ri3794349.html



IN FRENCH (scroll down for text in English): Annoncée la semaine dernière, la première édition parisienne de AFROPUNK…

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Added by Sound Check on February 18, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Physics- Poetry Film

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Added by Bok Kunda on January 26, 2016 at 11:49am — No Comments

FEATURE: 'Generation Revolution' - A Documentary About The New Generation Of Black & Brown Activists

Take a look at the trailer for 'Generation Revolution' - an upcoming documentary about the new generation of black & brown activists, from the perspective of black and brown activists themselves. The co-directors/producers of the project (Cassie Quarless and Usayd Younis) state: "Generation Revolution is a feature-length documentary film that brings to screen the powerful story of London’s new generation of black and brown activists who are dead set on changing…

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Added by Eye Candy on December 16, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: Erykah Badu Stars In New Skateboarding Movie Produced By Nas - 'The Land'

Erykah Badu will star in an upcoming skateboarding film produced by Nas (the rapper also produced its soundtrack), as reported by Variety. The feature length project, entitled 'The Land', was written and directed by Steven Caple Jr; and will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The story (as stated by its…

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Added by Eye Candy on December 4, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

FEATURE: 'Between concrete and flesh: Us.' - The Latest Photo Series From Guadeloupean Filmmaker & Photographer Damien Jélaine

Check out the latest photo series from Guadeloupean photographer and filmmaker Damien Jélaine, entitled 'Between concrete and flesh: Us.' - a series that centers on three dancers (Joy Mass, Ablaye Dadinio Jhones, and Brandon Miel Masele). Jélaine tells us: This is my very last work before…

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Added by Eye Candy on November 20, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

FILM: 'Akounak' - The Tuareg/Nigerien remake of 'Purple Rain'

Check out a short clip of new feature film, 'Akounak' - a Tuareg/Nigerien remake of 'Purple Rain' set in the city of Agadez, Niger. The clip is courtesy of Dangerous Minds, who describe the film as "a visually sumptuous and musically thrilling movie that works splendidly with or without the Purple Rain…

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Added by Eye Candy on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: 'BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez' - The New Documentary About Pioneering Poet Sonia Sanchez

Take a look at the trailer for 'BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez' - a performance-packed documentary about Sonia Sanchez, the legendary African-American poet (featuring interviews and appearances by Questlove, Talib Kweli, Nikki Giovanni, Amiri Baraka, Ruby Dee, Yasiin Bey and more). The film's creators - Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon - state: "Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature's forest. When she writes, she roars." So said Maya Angelou about…

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Added by Eye Candy on November 12, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: 'Not about a Riot', Filmmaker Malaika Aminata's documentary about the Baltimore Uprising - "The story the media didn't show"

Take a look at the trailer for filmmaker Malaika Aminata's new documentary, 'Not about a Riot' - a film that documents Baltimore's spirited response to the death of Freddie Gray. The filmmaker's camp state: "In April 2015, unrest struck the city of Baltimore as tension between citizen and police escalated after the death of unarmed citizen Freddie Gray. As we all watched buildings burn on News outlets, and army tanks patrol the street, filmmaker Malaika Aminata took…

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Added by Eye Candy on November 9, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: “Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?” - The New Documentary From Filmmaker Nadia Sasso

Take a look at the trailers for filmmaker Nadia Sasso's new documentary, “Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?” - a film (the first in a series) that explores identity development and the tensions experienced between West African and American cultural experiences via candid interviews with first-generation West African-Americans. One of those interviewees is 'Awkward Black Girl'…

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Added by Eye Candy on November 5, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

INTERVIEW + NEW TEASER PREMIERE: Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu opens up about the independent release of her feature film 'In The Morning'

Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu has been making the festival rounds with her feature film 'In The Morning', a film set in Brooklyn which "charts the emotional anatomy of the lives, loves, infidelities, and enduring friendships of a group of inter-connected New Yorkers over the course of one day". Nguvu is getting ready to distribute the film independently, and we caught up with her for an interview. Plus we're premiering a brand-new teaser for the film. Check…

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Added by Eye Candy on October 29, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: Filmmaker Artemus Jenkins Explores The Shared Experiences of Life In New Movie About Atlanta Creatives - 'If You Know the Words, Feel Free'

Check out filmmaker Artemus Jenkins' new feature film, 'If You Know the Words, Feel Free'. The movie (produced by KarynRose Bruyning and Sean Fahie) centers on a group of Atlanta based artists and creatives inhabiting Atlanta, and explores their shared experiences. Jenkins states, "'If You Know the Words, Feel Free' is a film about life; the various ways…

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Added by Eye Candy on October 20, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

FEATURE: Chrystèle Saint-Louis Augustin starring in French movie 'Mon Roi'

Congratulations to our beloved #AFROPUNKParis host, French West Indian actress and activist Chrystèle Saint-Louis Augustin, who's featured in major French movie 'Mon Roi' directed by Maïwenn (out this week). Pictured: Chrystèle rocking her afro on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet this year while promoting the movie.



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Added by Eye Candy on October 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: Atlanta Renaissance Man, Sean Fahie, Talks Art

If you’re a part of the Atlanta art scene, you probably know who Sean Fahie is. He was honored by Creative Loafing, one of the city’s alternative news outlets, as the Renaissance Man for 2014. In addition to publishing two books, he’s produced two films, and maintains two regularly scheduled events around Atlanta. The city’s art scene has grown since Fahie moved here, and he’s partly responsible. He’s been hosting events in what now might be the hippest…

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Added by Eye Candy on October 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: Atlanta's First Ever Sci-Fi Film And Art Festival Is Almost Near (Oct 31st)

Check out the teaser video for Atlanta's first Sci-fi film and art festival, taking place Sat Oct 31st 2015 1-7 at the Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center. The one day boutique festival will feature "compelling Sci-fi influenced Art and Prop/ Replicas from some of the best visual artists, both locally and internationally", states its organizers - the Multicultural Sci-fi Organization (MCSFO). The organizers say: "The mission of our annual Atlanta sci-fi…

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Added by Eye Candy on October 6, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: 'Festival of Stories" - The Matatu Festival is back in Oakland This Week (September 23-26)

The Matatu Festival is back! Taking place this week from September 23-26, the Oakland based festival is set to be even bigger than last year. The Matatu team state: "Re-centered as the Matatu Festival of Stories, the multidisciplinary festival works to amplify the spectacular walk of ordinary people by way of film, music and performance. Saul Williams will host a dinner party reading from his new book, 'US(a.)', while Afro-Vegan Chef/Author Bryant Terry DJ's the…

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Added by Eye Candy on September 22, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: Matt Damon "Whitesplains" Diversity To Successful Black Woman Filmmaker

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's HBO show, 'Project Greenlight' (a show that gives new filmmakers the chance to make their first feature film), is now back for its fourth season. And on this season's premiere episode, Matt Damon graciously took it upon himself to "whitesplain" diversity to... a Black woman. Yes, a Black woman. That woman is experienced Hollywood filmmaker …

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Added by The Establishment on September 17, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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