‘Nothing But a Man’ is most impressive because it’s nothing but a love story set amongst the harsh realities of racism in America. And you don’t see that very often; black characters considered suitable leads for cinematic fiction.
“In today’s digital world, too many kids are at risk of living an unhealthy lifestyle,” said sports coach Ingram Jones, “and while others might be tempted to make poor choices, leading to a life of hardship or crime, we want to make a REAL difference at BaylorIC by providing sport and educational opportunities for our young people.”
America may have its Spike Lee, Toni Morrison, Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey or Danny Glover, to name a few, but the recent success of British films at the box-office has brought with it no significant or corresponding improvement in the profile or fortunes of our black writers, actors and movie makers.
Goodbye Uncle Tom is possibly the most politically incorrect “shockumentary” you are ever likely to see. A disgusting, perverted, apparently hysterical, look at the slave trade in the mid 1800s by Italian directors Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi.
What could be so enthralling about an ailing old geezer travelling on a lawnmower some 240+ miles across the heartland of America?
They have organised this fashion show for so many years that no one remembers exactly when – or even why – it all began. Beautifully filmed and acted. Watch The Swenkas, and you might just weep.