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Reginald Hudlin Talks Spike Lee, House Party, Boomerang, Django Unchained, Marshall, Jordan Peele, and Everything In Between

Posted by: Andrew J. Rausch Reginald Hudlin, along with his producer brother Warrington, emerged as part of a movement of young Black filmmakers in the early 1990s which also included the late John Singleton, Matty Rich, Rusty Cundieff, Ernest Dickerson, Robert Townsend, and the Hughes Brothers. This movement, ushered in by…

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Money Making Conversations with Rushion McDonald – July 16, 2019

Listen to “Reginald Hudlin Full Interview” on Spreaker. Appearing on this episode of Money Making Conversations is Reginald Hudlin, Oscar-nominated Producer, Director, CEO of Hudlin Entertainment, INC., new Netflix documentary, “The Black Godfather”. Each Money Making Conversations show hosted by Rushion McDonald is about entrepreneurship and entertainment. We provide the…

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KCRW – “The Business” – July 12, 2019

Reginald Hudlin on writing ‘Black Panther’ comics and running BET…at the same time Hosted by Kim Masters Jul. 12, 2019 Director Reginald Hudlin’s most recent project is the Netflix documentary ‘The Black Godfather,’ which tells the story of Clarence Avant–a behind-the-scenes force in music, movies and politics for more than 50 years. …

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CBS ONLINE – July 10, 2019

“‘He Didn’t Want You To Know Who He Was’: Director Reginald Hudlin On Netflix Documentary ‘The Black Godfather’ & Clarence Avant” by DJ Sixsmith. https://cbslocal.com/video/4121445-the-sit-down-reginald-hudlin/

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PRESENT COMPANY WITH KRISTA SMITH – June 28, 2019

Nicole Avant joins the show to discuss “The Black Godfather,” the documentary she produced about her father, the legendary music industry executive Clarence Avant. Avant talks about what it was like to grow up in a world where guests at her family home included Presidents of the United States and…

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WNYC – July 9, 2019

“All Of It: The Black Godfather” by Alison Stewart. https://www.wnyc.org/story/black-godfather/ Director, producer, and former president of entertainment for BET, Reginald Hudlin, discusses his new Netflix documentary “The Black Godfather.” The documentary profiles behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV, and politics, Clarence Avant.  

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REGGIE HUDLIN ON THE DL HUGHLEY SHOW

THE DL HUGHLEY SHOW – June 12, 2019 – “Here’s How Netflix’s ‘The Black Godfather’ Is A Tribute To Black Excellence” The DL Hughley Show – Here’s How Netflix’s ‘The Black Godfather’ Is A Tribute To Black Excellence

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NY Daily News – June 7 2019 – ‘House Party’ director Reginald Hudlin chronicles music industry kingmaker Clarence Avant in Netflix film ‘The Black Godfather’

By KARU F. DANIELS | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |JUN 07, 2019 | 8:00 AM Reginald Hudlin has come full circle with his latest film, the Netflix documentary “The Black Godfather,” out Friday, that traces the life and times of music business titan Clarence Avant. It wasn’t hard for the filmmaker, whose credits as a…

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BILLBOARD – June 7, 2019 – ‘Director Reginald Hudlin on ‘The Black Godfather’ Clarence Avant: ‘The Mt. Olympus to Everyone in the Music Business’

6/7/2019 by Gail Mitchell Documentary on the famed music exec premieres today on Netflix. Director, writer and producer Reginald Hudlin first heard the name Clarence Avant when he was hired for his first post-college job: directing two music videos for Uptown Records founder Andre Harrell. “I kept hearing about this man who was a legend — the…

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BILLBOARD – June 4, 2019 – “Clarence Avant Documentary ‘The Black Godfather’ Draws Star-Studded Audience to LA Premiere” by Gail Mitchell.

6/4/2019 by Gail Mitchell Quincy Jones, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Jimmy Kimmel & more attend screening of Netflix documentary, which debuts Friday. Industry audiences can often be a tough crowd. But if the overwhelmingly thumbs-up reaction to Netflix’s world premiere of The Black Godfather on Monday night is any indication, the documentary will have…

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KCRW – June 3, 2019 – Reginald Hudlin on ‘The Black Godfather’ & black filmmakers breaking through

You may have never heard of Clarence Avant, but this enigmatic manager, producer and record executive has touched the lives of a wide array of people you have heard of: Bill Withers, Hank Aaron, Barack Obama. In his new Netflix documentary ‘The Black Godfather,’ director Reginald Hudlin lines up all…

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