Culture Connection: The Best Man Holiday

In this episode of Culture Connection, Brotha Malcolm is joined by KC and Chris to discuss Malcolm Lee’s new film, The Best Man Holiday. For comments or questions about this or any other episode, call the hotline at (323) 455-4219!

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Culture Connection: Cheryl Boone Isaacs

Listen in as Brother Malcolm, Chris and KC discuss the implications of having an African American woman as the president of the Academy Awards, the impact it might have on Black film recognition and upcoming offerings in Black cinema. For comments and/or questions about the episode, contact the hotline at (323) 455-4219!

Culture Connection: Middle of Nowhere

Listen in as Brother Malcolm and KC discuss film director and distributor, Ava DuVernay, and AaFFRM – the African American Film Festival Releasing Movement. DuVernay and AaFFRM drop their fourth project, Middle of Nowhere this weekend in theaters nationwide. Please support this film while in theaters and spread the word to others – you will not be disappointed!

PODCAST – Red Tails: The Plight of Black Storytelling in Hollywood

Finally folks, our 2012 podcast season is up and running! Thank you kindly for your patience. Listen in as KC and the family discuss the films Red Tails, The Help, and Good Deeds and the challenges that exist in the film industry for black filmmakers, black actors, and black moviegoers. Podcast guests include Chris Lehman, Toria Williams, Tash Moseley, John and Triawna Wood, DJ A-ski, Porsche Taylor, and Craig Stewart. This episode also include a special guest segment with Mr. Player Hater. Enjoy!

LA EVENTS: The Pan African Film and Arts Festival!

It’s that time of year again folks! The Pan African Film and Arts Festival will take place at the Culver Theatre Plaza from February 16th through February 21st. Support this annual event that brings us the best in independent short and feature film releases from the Black perspective across the diaspora. Be sure to support the Arts festival that takes place during the same time at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Film and Artist Market submissions are still being accepted -please check the website for details!

Parents, teachers, and seniors: please take advantage of the free offerings during the film festival at Childrens Fest, StudentFest and Senior Connections. Support this event, “America’s largest and most prestigious Black film festival”!