REELYDOPE Recap: San Francisco International Film Festival 2017

Greetings y’all. This year was my first foray into the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM), the longest-running film festival

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Tickled

I was supposed to write this (and publish it) months ago, like pre-election, months ago. Pero, things happened, a ton

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Speaking with The Dead in I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro is a powerful sojourn through experiences past and present with your ancestors; a racial vision quest by any other name. Laced with historical and contemporary imagery and footage, it’s is narrated by Baldwin’s own words, brought to life by Samuel L. Jackson’s readings of Baldwin’s letters, notes to his editor, and the unfinished manuscript of his last work, Remember This House. It’s an ethereal experience for a variety of reasons.

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The MLK Day Flixtape

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 is here and, well, it’s a strange time to be celebrating it. Earlier this weekend,

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Wernie Bros

So you’re telling me Werner Herzog, the guy who said that “civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon

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T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

It’s 2016. A young black man makes his way to The New Parkway Theater in Oakland to attend The Women’s

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Stretch & Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives

[Author’s Note: Yes, we also do written content. We apologize for the sporadic presentation of such for the past few

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REELYDOPE Radio EP029 | Bad Rap

Adam (@awkeller510) joins Dap (@dapisdope) again on this ep. Together, they talk with the director + producer squad behind BAD

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