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’17 Blocks’: Film Review

In “17 Blocks,” Cheryl Sanford, matriarch of a low-income African American household in southeast Washington, D.C., talks wistfully of a “parallel universe” where she and her family enjoy cookouts, vacations and gift-filled Christmas mornings. This melancholy confession comes moments after a closeup Source: ’17 Blocks’: Film Review

‘Our method of trying to create change’: Local filmmakers talk series centered on race in America

The conversation around race, racism, and this country’s handling of race relations has been a topic which continues to gain steam. As protests over the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor continue and Confederate statues fall, two local filmmakers continue to move the dialogue forward. Source: ‘Our method of trying to create change’: Local filmmakers …

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AFI Movie Club: NATIONTIME-GARY

William Greaves’ documentary NATIONTIME–GARY documents the inaugural National Black Political Convention and is narrated by the legendary Sidney Poitier – recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. IndieCollect’s new 4k restoration of NATIONTIME–GARY screened online at AFI DOCS 2020. Watch Richard Roundtree announce today’s film: https://youtu.be/H9wD59adTf8 Movie Trivia about NATIONTIME – GARY -DID YOU KNOW …

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