‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY


Filmmaker Dash Harris is the brainchild behind the ‘Negro’ docu-series which examines, through a series of interviews, what it means to be black and Latino within the Americas. Dash Harris is blurring the color lines and shedding a much needed light on the experiences of peoples of African descent around the world. Her docu-series Negro explores the interplay … Continue reading ‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY

“Zygote” (short film) – Oats Studios


Synopsis: Twenty years ago, a smattering of large, mineral-rich asteroids crashed into northern Canada and Russia. At a remote mining outpost operated by Cerberus Minerals in the Northwest Territories, an anomalous, crystalline alien object described as the "quartz" has been recovered from one of the asteroids. The quartz, apparently sentient, cognitively affects humans by transmitting … Continue reading “Zygote” (short film) – Oats Studios

ADAM – episodes 1 – 3


"Adam" is an award-winning real-time-rendered short film, written and directed by Veselin Efremov, and created by the Unity Demo team. It runs at 1440p on a GeForce GTX980. Learn more about the creation of "Adam", download the assets and the real-time version, and find complete credits list: http://unity3d.com/adam Watch the next episodes, written and directed … Continue reading ADAM – episodes 1 – 3

Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin


Madlib is one of the most prolific and acclaimed producers to ever work in music. Through his various projects over the years—from Madvillain to Quasimoto—the musician pretty much changed the way sampling works in hip-hop. Now, in a special called Madlib’s Medicine Show, Noisey follows Madlib—with the help of Egon at Now-Again Records—as he meets … Continue reading Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin

Short Film “17” – Directed by Bush Renz


“17” Short Film feat. Raphael Saadiq, Ty Dolla $ign, Mali Music & Elijah Blake created for Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa. The Visual EP, which made its official February 17th premiere on TIDAL, seeks to raise funds to support grassroots organizing efforts around issues of racial and social justice. It will become available on all DSPs on … Continue reading Short Film “17” – Directed by Bush Renz

Idris Elba speaks about Directing his debut film “Yardie”.


1Xtra's Ace hosts an exclusive Q&A from the premier of film 'Yardie', chatting to Idris Elba on his directorial debut, and cast members Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson.   Watch the trailer below  

Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans


We had a short visit to New Orleans this year, but we were able to grab a few videos here and there of the city including this tribute for Aretha Franklin in Treme. The people were singing loud with so much passion and love for Aretha. The entire day was filled with emotions and the … Continue reading Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans

The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary


In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the sacrifice and … Continue reading The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary

The cast of “Sorry to bother U” interview and trailer.


In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of "powercalling" that leads to material glory. Director/screenwriter Boots Riley, Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Terry Crews and Steven Yeun visited BUILD to discuss the new film, … Continue reading The cast of “Sorry to bother U” interview and trailer.

Scott Storch mini Documentary


There are few music careers like that of Scott Storch. The esteemed producer-songwriter made his initial mark in Philly as a key member of the Roots. A great start, but just the beginning of a wild ride to the top. Storch’s way with crafting hooks and shaping melodies, as well as his knack of being … Continue reading Scott Storch mini Documentary

UNSOUND – Based on a True Story (full Film)


This film is about a young man who has a mother that suffers from Schizophrenia. This film is not a documentary, but it does show acted out events from the directors real life dealing with his mother's illness. The director is a film student and a tutorial video expert on youtube. I sometimes watch and … Continue reading UNSOUND – Based on a True Story (full Film)

New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras


UH OH, it's Fat Tuesday and we are here down in New Orleans for the ZULU parade. The crowd is going fucking crazy for coconuts and beads. The bands are playing loud and the kids are out here excited to catch anything that comes off of each float that passes by. I noticed that everybody … Continue reading New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras