Harlem Cultural Festival ‘The Black Woodstock,’ Harlem, NY, 1969

1969 Harlem Cultural Festival CrowdThe Harlem Cultural Festival or as it is more commonly known Black Woodstock featured a number of concerts that were held on the hills of Mount Morris Park in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Zoe Zaldana Plays Nina Simone (video)

zoe-saldana-nina-simone2“Based on a true story” rarely means “based on the whole story” or even “based on the accounts given by the people who were actually there.” In fact, many filmmakers don’t consult with or receive the blessing of the subject of their “true stories” or their families. Continue Reading →