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I Am Not Your Negro

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When the credits roll on respected Haitian filmmaker Raul Peck’s powerful new documentary you will notice that screenwriter listed is in fact the late author and social critic James Baldwin himself.  This memoir/semi-biography of this great African/American man of letters which links the ideas of three assassinated leaders uses only prose lifted from directly from Baldwin’s … Continue reading




What”s The Matter With Gerald?

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Openly gay filmmaker Matt Riddlehoover’s portfolio that includes seven feature films and a couple of shorts are all good examples of boy-lite cinema.  They are quirky, funny, easy on the eye stories of contemporary gay men just trying to get their act together. The latest one in this vein reunites writer/director/producer, and sometime actor, Riddlehoover … Continue reading





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