Black, White & Blue

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Black, White & Blue
Directed byAsiaChaneln
Produced by
  • Curtis Scoon
  • Luc Stephen
Starring
Release date
Running time
76 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$175,000 [2]

Black, White & Blue is a 2018 American documentary film directed by AsiaChaneln and produced by Curtis Scoon.[3] The film covers the history of race related issues in America[4] and features Michigan Senator Coleman Young II, television personality Charlamagne tha God, rapper Killer Mike and Lord Jamar from Brand Nubian.

Black, White & Blue premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, on January 19, 2018, and will have a special advance screenings on February 2, 2018, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Detroit, Michigan. A second screening is scheduled in Silver Spring, Maryland.[5]

Synopsis[edit]

Black, White & Blue discusses the history of race related issues in America in one-on-one interviews with notable African-American's, including: Michigan Senator Coleman Young II, Baltimore Circuit Court Judge William "Billy" Murphy Jr., journalist Touré, author Michael Eric Dyson, Detroit News reporter James David Dickson, activist Ibrahim Hooper, rapper Killer Mike, Lord Jamar from Brand Nubian, former NYPD Officer Michael Dowd, along with interviews with the “man on the street” and visuals from across the country.[6][7]

Topics discussed in the documentary include: the Black Lives Matter Movement, the Flint Water Crisis, and violence between law enforcement and citizens.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lengel, Allan (January 2, 2018). "Trailer: 'Black, White & Blue' Documentary on Race in America To Debut in Detroit". Deadline Detroit. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Black White & Blue (2018)". IMDB. January 19, 2018. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Black White & Blue (2018)". IMDB. January 19, 2018. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Grimshaw, Shennekia (December 26, 2017). "Local documentary creates buzz on hot topics in the nation". WDVM. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "'Black, White & Blue'". Metro DC. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  6. ^ Edward, Roz. "Distinguished new documentary, 'Black White & Blue,' to premier at the Wright". Michigan Chronicle. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  7. ^ "Independent Documentary "Black White & Blue" Critically Examines Race, Police Brutality and America's 2016 Presidential Election". Black News. May 12, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  8. ^ Dixon, Danielle (May 15, 2017). "New Documentary "Black White & Blue" Takes a Look at Race and Police Brutality". Soul Reflectionz Magazine. Retrieved January 25, 2018.

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