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Spike Lee, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

The World Awaits

(Art Basel Short Film)

The film tells the story of eight Atlanta artists repping at this year’s Art Basel in Miami.

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Here’s Spike Lee’s latest. The film, funded through a Kickstarter, is slated for release February 13th of next year.

Keep On Keepin’ On

KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON depicts a 23-­year­-old, blind piano prodigy, Justin Kauflin, and music legend and teacher Clark Terry, 89. After a life spent working with and teaching the most totemic figures in jazz history, Terry continues to attract and cultivate budding talents.

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The Pearl of Africa

About the film:

Uganda, once named THE PEARL OF AFRICA by Winston Churchill for it’s diversity in ethnicity, gender, flora and fauna. Yet in all this richness it struggles to appreciate this diversity. Enter the life of Cleopatra Kambugu, a 27 year old Ugandan transgender girl, biologically born male in one of the worlds most homophobic places.