The black man;’ and more – Everett Post


Regina Room, Sterling Brown and Keke Palmer are among the stars featured in virtual Sundance Film Festival events this weekend. They participate in the fifth annual Macro living room emphasizing diversity, inclusion and people of color.

On Sunday, January 23 at 1 p.m. PT, Palmer will participate in a conversation about her film Alice, which hits theaters March 18. Keke shares the spotlight with Commmon in the film about a pre-war Southern slave who escapes from her plantation.

Sunday at 6 p.m. PT, Hall and Brown will participate in a panel on their film Honk for Jesus. save your soul. The comedy tells the story of a preacher and his wife who try to rebuild their congregation following a scandal. Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul will premiere Sunday at 1:45 p.m. PT online on the festival website, with a second screening Tuesday, January 25 at 10 a.m. ET.

In other news, Mack Wilds will welcome Profiled: The Black Man, a four-part docuseries premiering February 12 on Discovery+. Beyoncehis mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, is one of the executive producers of the series, which examines the widespread stereotypes black men face daily in America.

Finally, reports that Lady Dash is gearing up to shoot the sequel to the 2002 crime drama Paid In Full, which starred Mekhi Phifer, Harris Wood and Cam’ron.The film was inspired by the true story of Harlem drug dealers in the 1980s Azie Faison, Rich porter and Alpo Martinez. Dash, who co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay Z, co-produced the original film with Hova.

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