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Reginald Hudlin is all over Netflix starting in September!

Three movies directed by Reginald Hudlin are streaming on Netflix this September:   HOUSE PARTY The original stands the test of time! MARSHALL  Great performances by Sterling K. Brown, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson and the late great Chadwick Boseman! and THE BLACK GODFATHER.   The true story of the Master of the…

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The Movie Expo

Reginald Hudlin Sun, Mar 21, 2021 https://www.movie-expo.com/event-info SPEAKER INFO: REGINALD HUDLIN, Writer, Producer, Director, Executive Oscar and Emmy nominated producer and director Reginald Hudlin is one of the most influential filmmakers of his generation. Hudlin’s latest directorial effort is SAFETY, a sports drama that just debuted on Disney Plus and is…

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The Guardian:

The latest in our series of writers unearthing hidden gems is a recommendation for an eye-opening documentary about an often unsung entertainment industry titan. Craig Lindsey Thu 24 Sep 2020 04.01 EDT The first time I saw The Black Godfather, the 2019 Netflix documentary on black entertainment giant Clarence Avant (and not…

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DAILY MAIL UK:

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s living room: Duchess offers a glimpse of their $14million Santa Barbara mansion complete with £47 candles and a VERY woke book collection with titles on race and ‘women from around the world’ Meghan Markle, 39, offered a glimpse into her $14 million Santa Barbara…

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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY:

How to make a song about a living legend, according to Pharrell By Alex Suskind  August 19, 2020 at 08:15 PM EDT The first time Pharrell Williams heard the name Clarence Avant, the Neptunes hitmaker was still a rising artist from Virginia Beach, playing in a band (with future N.E.R.D. members Chad Hugo…

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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY:

How to make a song about a living legend, according to Pharrell By Alex Suskind  August 19, 2020 at 08:15 PM EDT The first time Pharrell Williams heard the name Clarence Avant, the Neptunes hitmaker was still a rising artist from Virginia Beach, playing in a band (with future N.E.R.D. members Chad Hugo…

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REGINALD HUDLIN SHARES THE POWERFUL LESSONS HE LEARNED FROM CLARENCE AVANT, THE SUBJECT OF HIS DOCUMENTARY ‘THE BLACK GODFATHER’

BY REGINALD HUDLIN AS TOLD TO JACQUELINE COLEY ART BY NOMA BAR Clarence Avant was a fascinating enigma from the beginning. I mean right from the jump. I first heard about him through Andre Harrell back when I did music videos for Uptown Records. And the way everyone — Andre,…

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4 TOP DOCUMENTARIANS ON HOW STREAMING HAS ‘REVOLUTIONIZED’ THE GENRE [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Streaming has not only changed the way we produce and consume TV, but, to hear our Meet the Experts: Documentary panelists tell it, the entire documentary field in general. In the past decade, as more platforms emerged, more documentaries have been made, becoming addictive viewing for fans (see: “Tiger King”)…

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STEALTH ISOLATION: 5 BLACK DOCUMENTARIES TO EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

With what can seem like infinite choices in films on streaming platforms, it can be difficult to find something to watch that truly piques your interest. During this time of quarantines and social distancing, it’s easy to run through several movies and documentaries in the course of a week and…

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BINGEWORTHY: 10 MOVIES EVERY BLACK MAN SHOULD WATCH WHILE UNDER QUARANTINE

With everyone at home, quarantining to avoid and slow the coronavirus pandemic, streaming has never been more popular.  From social media to Netflix and Hulu, we’re online pretty much 24/7 at this point binging the best tv shows, digesting fresh content from our favorite entertainers, and of course, watching movies. As…

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13 UPLIFTING DOCUMENTARIES ON NETFLIX

Find stories of overlooked artists in the music industry, a Hollywood starlet who was also an inventor, athletes who summit a mountain and more. The Black Godfather Stream it here. For over 50 years, the entertainment manager and promoter Clarence Avant has been a quiet but influential presence in American…

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