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The Eyes Of Tammy Faye Review: Jessica Chastain’s Performance Is A Guiding Light In A ...

Cinema Blend 24 Sep 2021
One of the greatest media scandals of the 1980s was that of Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker’s roller coaster ride from being a shining example of televangelist ministry to a financial nightmare of fraud ... 4 / 10 stars. Rating. 2.0/5 ... Reviewed By. ... news 12h Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay And More Pay Tribute To Melvin Van Peebles After He Died At 89 Mike Reyes.
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Trump's election challenges distracted from covid response, White House adviser told colleagues

Yahoo Daily News 24 Sep 2021
Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post ... Asked in a Jan ... I go where my team goes," citing his own efforts to help challenge the outcome of the election in Nevada ... "Dr ... 3, 2020 email ... Related Content. Terence Blanchard's music is the sound of Spike Lee's movies ... U.S ... .
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Haile Gerima rejected racist Hollywood. How Ava DuVernay is helping pay tribute

The Los Angeles Times 24 Sep 2021
For 50 years, Haile Gerima has been a beacon for genuine independence, free both from the strictures of the film industry and the constraints of conventional storytelling ... Advertisement ... Out to prove that Black film before Spike Lee is not a monolith, Maya Cade’s platform showcases more than 250 movies by Black creators and where to watch them ... No.
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Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay And More Pay Tribute To Melvin Van Peebles After He Died ...

Cinema Blend 23 Sep 2021
It’s this immense career that’s inspired fellow luminaries, such as Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay, and more, to pay tribute to him upon his passing. Upon hearing the news that Melvin Van Peebles had died, Spike Lee posted his remembrance of the mythic entertainer on Instagram ... A post shared by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee).
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Melvin Van Peebles Hailed as ‘Genius’ and ‘Artistic Gangsta’ by Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and More

The Wrap 23 Sep 2021
As word came in about the death of Melvin Van Peebles, tributes quickly poured in for a “true revolutionary” and a “genius auteur” from filmmakers and actors such as Spike Lee, Barry Jenkins, Ava DuVernay and David Alan Grier ... A post shared by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee).
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Director Melvin Van Peebles dies aged 89 as Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee lead tributes: ‘We lost another giant’

Metro UK 23 Sep 2021
Director Melvin Van Peebles has died aged 89 (Picture. Rex / Getty). Filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles has died, aged 89. The director, who was known as the ‘godfather of Black cinema’ and was behind Watermelon Man and Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, died at his home in New York on Tuesday ... He will be deeply missed ... AP) ... Spike Lee wrote ... Look inside.” ... UK.
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Melvin Van Peebles death: Spike Lee, Barry Jenkins and Ava DuVernay lead tributes to the ...

The Independent 23 Sep 2021
Tributes from the film industry have poured in for Melvin Van Peebles, the pioneering Black filmmaker behind Watermelon Man and Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, who has died aged 89 ... .
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Melvin Van Peebles, The Godfather Of Black Cinema, Dead At 89

Vibe Magazine 23 Sep 2021
Related Story Wendell Pierce, Spike Lee, Courtney B ... Robert Townsend, Spike Lee, and Barry Jenkins were among those who honored the legend on social media ... A post shared by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) ... Barry Jenkins Mario Van Peebles Melvin Van Peebles Robert Townsend Spike Lee.
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Melvin Van Peebles: 'Godfather of black cinema' dies at 89

BBC News 23 Sep 2021
Pioneering filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, dubbed the "godfather of black cinema", has died aged 89, with directors Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and Barry Jenkins leading the tributes ... A family statement paid tribute to his "relentless innovation". Oscar-winner Lee said ... A post shared by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) ... Look inside.” ... .
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Melvin Van Peebles: ‘Godfather of black cinema’ dies at 89

FBC News 23 Sep 2021
Pioneering filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, dubbed the “godfather of black cinema”, has died aged 89, with directors Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and Barry Jenkins leading the tributes ... Oscar-winner Lee said. “Damn, we have lost another giant!” ... ....
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David Byrne’s ‘America’s Utopia’ encourages global concern for our fellow human beings

People's World 23 Sep 2021
Less is more, keep it simple, untethered ... The movie begins with “talking heads” featuring Spike Lee (40 Acres and a Mule) as the director and producer, and David Byrne, the lead vocalist, as well as performer on guitar and percussion ... Spike Lee’s talent, plus his experience in production, make this one of the best of his works I’ve ever seen ... .
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'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

Raw Story 23 Sep 2021
With "Sweet Sweetback," a low-budget film about a sex show performer who ends up killing two racist cops who were beating a Black Panther activist, Van Peebles ushered in an era of "Blaxploitation" films and was an inspiration to a new generation of filmmakers such as Spike Lee and Barry Jenkins.
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