documentary

Common Aims To Honor Black Women From The Perspective Of Black Men With New “Love Star” Documentary

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It’s not every day you hear a black man — specifically a rapper — say he wants to honor black women, so when one makes such a bold declaration we have no choice but to listen. Common has focused his admiration of black women into a mini-documentary titled Love...

Kashif Boothe Tackles This Age Old Debate In “Being Light Skinned” Documentary

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Independent Screenwriter and Producer Kashif Boothe recently tackled the age-old light skin/dark skin debate. In a short documentary posted to his YouTube channel earlier this Spring, Boothe spoke to a number of people from mixed racial backgrounds to compile their views on skin bleaching, their...

Chris Brown Opens Up About Rihanna Assault In New Documentary Trailer

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Chris Brown – Welcome to My Life – Trailer from Riveting Entertainment on Vimeo. “If you truly do love Chris Brown, then you felt everything that has gone on with him,” Usher says in the trailer for Welcome to My Life, an upcoming documentary about...

A Whitney Houston Doc Centered Around Her Battle With Drugs Is Coming to BBC

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The filmmaker behind Kurt & Courtney, the 1998 doc about Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, is releasing a documentary about Whitney Houston that will likely revolve around her battle with drugs. According to a BBC announcement on Tuesday, Nick Broomfield is directing the documentary “Whitney,”...

5 Things We Learned From MTV’s ‘White People’ Documentary

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On the surface, a documentary about White people sounds absurd. Given the way most American schools are set up, a synonym for a project like this could easily be history class. But while we love to talk about how White people are and White people...

New “Daddy Don’t Go” Documentary Challenges The Stigma Of Men As Absentee Fathers

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The idea that the absence of men in the lives of their children is the norm is communities across America is being challenged with a new documentary titled “Daddy Don’t Go.” The film, executive produced by actor Omar Epps, gives viewers an intimate look into...