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Nicole Franklin

Nicole Franklin

Nicole Franklin is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who also covers global humanitarian issues as a web host, speaker and author.

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I Am Not Your Negro is a documentary film about American author James Baldwin. It's directed by Raoul Peck and narrated by Samuel L. Jackson. The film is based on Baldwin's unfinished novel Remember This House (considered one of the greatest uncompleted works in American literature).
“It’s a docu-dramedy comedy,” says Jimmie Walker when announcing the planned film reunion of the “Good Times” original cast.
A documentary featuring an unlikely musical collaboration that “went platinum,” in viral standards, premiered in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
The political career of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser is the focus of a well-documented critical analysis and dogged examination of the 10-year reign of a revolutionary and charismatic leader.
On the rare occasion that Canada’s race relations are the featured topic for public discussion, the phrase “Burn, Nigger, Burn” would probably not come to mind.

A Chat With Cameron Bailey as TIFF Turns 40

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 20:21
ByBlacks Spotlight on TIFF.40 will have several reports on documentary selections at this year’s festival.
The cute factor is unrelenting in the short 20 minute documentary titled Music Lessons by filmmaker Michael Mabbott.
Christene A. Browne is the director of Another Planet, the first dramatic feature film to be directed by a Black woman in Canada. 
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