2019 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts

Black Sheep – After the high-profile killing of Damilola Taylor, Cornelius’ family move out of London. But when they discover their new town is run by racists, Cornelius takes a drastic step to survive.  A young man that faces racism for the first time goes to extremes to make friends with the wrong crowd.  This […]

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2019 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts

Skin – A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.  This was an interesting short that could definitely grow into a feature film.  The […]

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2019 Academy Awards Nominations

Finally, they’re here – the 2019 Academy Award nominations were announced this morning at 7:20 a.m. CST, live streamed on Oscars.org.  The event was hosted by actor Kumail Nanjiani from The Big Sick and “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross.   There really weren’t any surprises but there were a few disappointments.  Sometimes it seems that ‘the machine” gets […]

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