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‘The Woman King & The Real History of The West African Kingdom of Dahomey’ – Prof. James Small – YouTube

Prof. James Small, former Black Studies Prof. at CUNY and featured in the films, ‘Hapi’, ‘Hidden Colors’ & ‘Elementary Genocide 3’, joins Michael Imhotep to discuss ‘The Woman King & The Real History of The West African Kingdom of Dahomey’. The #1 Movie, ‘The Woman King’ from producer Viola Davis…

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D E M O N O L O G Y

Demonology is a treatise on witchcraft and the occult written by King James VI of Scotland (later James I of England), first published in 1597. The book was a major influence on the Puritan witch hunters of the 17th century, including Matthew Hopkins (the infamous “Witchfinder General” of the English…

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The Academy apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather for her treatment at the 1973 Oscars : NPR

NEW YORK — Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse she endured.The Academy Museum of…

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Q&A: Douriean Fletcher, Jewelry Designer for ‘Black Panther’ – Hour Detroit Magazine

With a focus on the latter, jewelry designer Douriean Fletcher, who worked on the film under renowned costume designer Ruth E. Carter, is stopping by Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum tomorrow evening to share her experience with the highest-grossing superhero film in the U.S. In anticipation of the Design Talk,…

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How African Video Streaming Services Could Diversify the Global Film Industry – Media Diversity Institute

When Publicist Prudence Kolong invited me for an online screening of an African film last April, I realized that, as a person who grew up with Hollywood movies, I hardly watched African films. The film was White Line, an historical romance about the apartheid period in Nairobi. I didn’t know…

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Princess Mononoke: The masterpiece that flummoxed the US – BBC Culture

Mononoke

“With Studio Ghibli,” says Napier, “you have a sense that, contrary to the Judeo-Christian Western point of view, humans are not necessarily the dominant creatures in the world.” It’s an ethos with arguable roots in Japan’s history of ecological disasters, and in Shintoism, the animistic folk religion of Japan, based…

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Can Bollywood Stage A Recovery In 2022? As ‘Shamshera’ Opens, Hindi Film Industry Pins Hopes On Packed Schedule, New Theatrical Windows – Trailer

When Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera opens at the Indian box office tomorrow, all eyes in Mumbai’s Hindi-language film industry, popularly known as Bollywood, will be closely watching the release.With a big star, Ranbir Kapoor, major studio and reported $20M budget behind it, hopes are high that the period action film…

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Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival Celebrates Its 20th Year of Black Excellence • EBONY

Martha’s Vineyard is one of the most divine landmarks for Black artistic achievement. The historic island, situated in the New England region, will be the backdrop once again for the annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF), which this year will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. Themed Celebrating Black…

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