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1,000 Coffee Cups in Uganda

1000 Cups Coffee House offers some unusual blends, from a lemon grass infused coffee to a traditional roast that is lightly toasted in clay pots. The owner, Michael Kijjambu, notes of his special blends, ‘These do appeal to the young, free-spending Ugandans.’ Noting that Uganda’s President Museveni has promoted Ugandan coffee at shops in South […]

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My Life, My Hustle: Anthony Morris

Filmmaker Anthony Marshall introduces us to Brooklyn real estate agent and family man Anthony Morris. Marshall highlights the life of a black professional juggling family life and personal aspiration within a demanding industry. Anthony shares the story of a background that was less than ideal but he does not dwell on that. Through a demanding […]

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Burning in the Sun

In this remixed short version of the feature project, 26-year-old charmer Daniel Dembele is equal parts West Africaan and European, and looking to make his mark on the world. Seizing the moment at a crossroads in his life, Daniel decides to return to his homeland in Mali and start a local business building solar panels […]

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BMX

Set against the urban landscape of Bronx, New York, BmX is the story of Rob, a twenty-something extreme BMX bike riding enthusiast balancing a less than stellar financial position with the overwhelming desire to be the next best extreme BMX biker. Rob’s dreams of course do not lay themselves in a straight line to success […]

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Dr. Al’s Rebels: Part One

Photographer David Barclay Moore turns his still camera in for video as he explores the life of a black male couple running a soft-ball team and raising three young children. Nigel and his husband Dr. Al, the team sponsor, share fathers day and a day of sport in the park discussing their relationship, the uniqueness […]

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Dr. Al’s Rebels: Part Two

Photographer David Barclay Moore turns his still camera in for video as he explores the life of a black male couple running a soft-ball team and raising three young children. Nigel and his husband Dr. Al, the team sponsor, share fathers day and a day of sport in the park discussing their relationship, the uniqueness […]

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Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes

HIP-HOP: Beyond Beats and Rhymes takes an in-depth look at representations of manhood, sexism and homophobia in hip-hop culture. This groundbreaking documentary is a ‘loving critique’ of certain disturbing developments in rap music culture from the point of view of a fan who challenges the art formÕs representations of masculinity. Leading rap and hip-hop artists […]

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My Life, My Hustle: Karl Carter

Karl Carter offers a quick peek into the life of an independent entrepreneur hitting successful strides. Shot on a classically clear day in the hills of Mount Washington Los Angeles this short episode presents an inspiring articulation of drive, determination and a multi-cultural free market open to new energy. What kind of entrepreneurship do you […]

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My Life, My Hustle: Kevin Epps

Filmmaker Kevin Epps gives us a look into his urban perspective, crystallizing what it means to live in a city where the black population has shrunken drastically from 25% to 6% over the last ten years. His passionate commentary highlights the struggle of living through constant flight and gentrification Ñ symbolically, a few of his […]