“We all knew it was a risk. Look it was somebody’s truth. And it becomes your responsibility as an artist to step into the shoes of other people. And help shine a light on somebody else’s journey and other people’s stories. And we all knew the importance of Moonlight,. Upon reading it, we all had really strong visceral reactions to the project and i’m really pleased that people have responded this way to our film.” - Mahershala Ali, winner of Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight, attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2017.
Over 170 artworks by a great representation of African American fine artists, in a new book from DAP, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, edited by Mark Godfrey and Zoe Whitley. Gorgeous and important book.
Triple Frontier 🎬 An action-adventure story set in the notorious tri-border drug warzone* between Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil where the Iguazu and Parana rivers converge — making ~la triple frontera~ difficult to monitor and a haven for organized crime. Sources: Variety, theFilmStage
Director: J.C. Chandor Writers: Mark Boal (screenplay), J.C. Chandor Producers: Charles Roven, Alex Gartner of Atlas Entertainment Starring: Tom Hardy, Channing Tatum @channingtatum, Mahershala Ali is reportedly in talks to join @mahershalaali
*original version of the script, which has been kicking around for some years, concerned a black ops in the region and followed 5 men
“A casting call for paid extras and actors will be held on Saturday, March 25th from 10am – 4pm at the Olelo TV Studios in Mapunapuna over on Oahu.”
mustafa charging out here and truly believing he can at least hold five discrete dudes at bay for long enough to rescue kalisto? mustafa’s not an IDIOT, he knows that’s a lot of dudes, he’s fought them, he knows he can’t take them all on at once, but he had to try. he got his ass kicked but he HAD it held down at first. it didn’t work and it didn’t save kalisto, but it split the damage among them, and it gave kalisto an ally, and it was the right thing to do.