The Obenson Report On Black Film/Cinema

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www.obensonreport.com - Focus on Black cinema /black cinema (mainstream, independent, underground); showcase films and filmmakers from all across the African Diaspora, notably those who may never get exposure in the current cinematic climate. Informative and entertaining talk. This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com

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#48 - Announcing Film Screening Series; Bloggers Roundtable No. 2

- Aaron Ingram and Curtis John of ActNow Foundation and writer/director Curtis John talked about upcoming quarterly film screening series at BAM Cinemas. - And, weekly bloggers roundtable. I was joined by Daryle Lockhart of BlackBoxOffice.com, Karen of ReelArtsy.blogspot.com, Jo-Issa of BlackFilmAcademy.com, and Sergio Mims film critic and columnist for Ebony/Jet Magazine. Topics we discussed: - "She's Gotta Have It" 23 years later. Would it still impress as it did the year it was released? - Cuba Gooding Jr and Terence Howard lead ensemble cast in George Lucas's Tuskeegee Airman film. - Angela Bassett gets behind the camera for the first time, adapting Percival Everett's novel, Erasure. - Taraji P Henson, Kerry Washington, Angela Bassett, and other black actresses. Who's getting steady work? Why/why not? - "Medicine For Melancholy" VS "A Good Day To Be Black & Sexy;" distribution and box office.