black cinema

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CultureCINEMA: Black Couples in Cinema c. 1950s-1990s 

  1. Dorothy Dandridge & Harry Belafonte, Carmen (1954)
  2. Diahann Carroll & Sidney Poitier, Paris Blues (1961)
  3. Diana Ross & Billy Dee Williams, Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
  4. Ron O’Neal & Sheila Frazier, Superfly (1972)
  5. Nia Long & Cuba Gooding Jr., Boyz n The Hood (1991) 
  6. Denzel Washington & Angela Bassett, Malcolm X (1992)
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FILM EXCLUSIVE: Lino Brwn’s “Somebody In Nobody” featuring Jodie Smith

Lino ‘Brwn’ Asana is a born and raised Cameroonian filmmaker now based in San Francisco. I was excited to receive an exclusive peek into Lino’s world and his current project. For several weeks, I enjoyed our Skype calls back and forth, covering his life and passions. His latest work is a short film titled SOMEBODY IN NOBODY, starring the gorgeous Jodie Smith. I was granted a first look at the trailer and was immediately drawn in by the magical set and surrounding mystery that briefly existed during those seconds of watching. As a result, I just had to ask Lino a couple of questions touching on his life and work in order to understand a bit more of the man behind the beautiful visuals.

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