Monthly Archives: February 2012

Black Cinema – PURLIE VICTORIOUS

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. Released briefly in 1963 as Gone Are the Days, Purlie Victoriouswas based on … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – Thalmus Rasulala

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. With his sophisticated looks and the coolest name in the history of … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – LADY SINGS THE BLUES

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. In this day and age, it can be difficult for some to understand … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – POLICE BEAT

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. Set in Seattle, Police Beatfollows rookie bicycle cop Z (Pape S. Niang), a … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – KILLER OF SHEEP

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. Set in the Watts, director Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheepis a brilliant … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – WILD STYLE

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. Few things in life can me feel both incredibly young and incredibly old … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – NOTHING BUT A MAN

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. Brilliant is not a word to be taken lightly, but in the case … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – John Evans

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. Despite the number of books, documentaries, and websites dedicated to film, the history … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – CAMP DE THIAROYE

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. In a career that spanned more than 40 years, acclaimed African director Ousmane … Continue reading

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Black Cinema – SHAFT vs. SWEETBACK

BadAzz MoFo celebrates Black History Month 2012 by focusing on Black Cinema—a look at the films, filmmakers, and actors that have contributed to the black diaspora in film. For many years there has been a myth surrounding the origins of the … Continue reading

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