June 2002
Week of June 21st thru June 28th


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A letter from Malcolm D. Lee, director of Undercover Brother
At a recent Blackfilm.com screening series event in NYC, I spoke to an audience of Black filmgoers where only a third of the audience had seen my new film..
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I love a good buddy picture. Growing up, I spent many a Sunday afternoon enraptured by the Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis flicks and, in a pinch, one of those Bing Crosby/Bob Hope road pics are a great way to pass a couple of hours.

by Vincent Williams

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"ONE WEEK" in Acapulco
"In a community where homophobia still plays a major role socially, "One Week" comes direct in it's dealings with an epidemic that is affecting young African-Americans at an alarming rate."

by Neil Hodges

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The Sound Garden

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Sultry Sounds For You
A rising star shining bright and whose light precedes her.

by Humam Abdulmalik

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books for your mind

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Exclusive - "Babies & Fools, The Burning of Superflyville"
The winter moon was a yellow stain across the sky, softly illuminating the countless storefronts lining the sidewalk.

Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV

by Michael A. Gonzales

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Alice in Wonderland : An Interview with Mary Alice
Her name may not be as famous as others may but her face and body of work is distinguishable. In a phone interview with Ms. Alice, who’s currently in Australia filming the “Matrix” sequels, she speaks to blackfilm.com about her latest work in John Sayles’ new film, “Sunshine State.”

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

Kim Wayans and Tommy of Juwanna
This romantic comedy directed by Jesse Vaughn is embossed with conflict, adventure and sports that shows what one will do when his passion is being threaten by the one thing he truly loves, SELF.

Interviewed by Phyllis Lewis

Making it Happen : An Interview with DeMane Davis, Co-director of Lift
Being a filmmaker is not an easy occupation. Some go to school for it and others have learned through other avenue. Once you have completed shooting your first film, naturally you want the world to see it, but that’s never an easy process.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

An Interview with Sundy Carter
This Philly native packs a punch in appearance, drive and ambition. After a starring role in State Property, this young woman is just getting started.

Interviewed by Shelby J. Jones

In Good Hands with Bad Company : An interview with Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon
What do Andie McDowell, Renee Russo, and Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon have in common? All three actresses started their careers as models before they became well known for their acting roles.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

Still In The Game : An Interview with Chris Rock
Unlike most comedians who get a shot at stardom on the big screen with a lead role such as Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, and a few others, Chris Rock had to work hard before he was given a film to carry.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

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SJ's Corner

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Spielberg Pushing Us Forward
This weekend, Spielberg and Cruise take us to the year 2054 where big-brother has turned into a mother…The police in Washington DC have managed to find pre-cognitives that can actually predict whether or not you are about to murder someone

by Shelby J. Jones, Editor

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