Diary of a Tired Black Man
|Diary of a Tired Black Man|
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|Directed by||Tim Alexander|
|Produced by||Tim Alexander|
|Written by||Tim Alexander|
Natasha M. Dixon
|Music by||Tim Alexander|
|Edited by||Tim Alexander|
|Distributed by||ScreenTime Films, Magnolia Pictures|
Diary of a Tired Black Man is a narrative dramatic-comedy that is also combined with documentary footage shot across the country. The scripted narrative portion centers around James (Jimmy Jean-Louis) and his wife Tonya (Paula Lema), and James' struggle to deal with his wife's outbursts of anger and antagonistic behavior.
The documentary portion of the film follows Tim Alexander as he goes around getting feedback, opinions and commentary from real-life African-American men and women in various cities across the United States about the challenges they deal with in their marriages and dating relationships.
- Jimmy Jean-Louis as James
- Paula Lema as Tonya
- Natasha M. Dixon as Bridgette
- Kimmarie Johnson as Sexy Woman At Club (credited as Kim Marie Johnson)
- Tim Alexander as himself and the narrator
- "Magnolia Pictures' acquisition of world rights for 'Diary of a Tired Black Man'". Hollywood Reporter. September 11, 2008. p. 406.25.
Magnolia has acquired worldwide rights to this weekend's Urbanworld Film Festival entry "Diary of a Tired Black Man." It will screen Saturday at the Urbanworld fest in New York, followed by a 2009 Magnolia release.
- MacLean, Doug. "All Movie Portal Review". Retrieved 2009-09-30.
- Keyes, Allison (June 11, 2006). "A Male Answer to Waiting to Exhale". NPR Weekend All Things Considered. Retrieved 2009-09-30.
First-time filmmaker Tim Alexander, who enjoys being provocative...
- "Black Entertainment USA"
- "DVD Talk Review"
- "Kam Williams Review"
- AB Goes To The Movies : The Diary Of A Tired Black Man
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