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Sam Greenlee's Advise To Black Filmmakers: "If You Want To Be A Rich Ho, Move To Hollywood"

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act February 7, 2012 at 11:40AM

Long time readers of S&A will already be familiar with the below video clip of a very frank Sam Greenlee (The Spook Who Sat By The Door) dishing on the state of what we call "black cinema".
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Sam Greenlee
Photo credit: vagabond Sam Greenlee

Long time readers of S&A will already be familiar with the below video clip of a very frank Sam Greenlee (The Spook Who Sat By The Door) dishing on the state of what we call "black cinema".

And I'm posting it again a year later for those who haven't seen it, as well as a reminder for those who already have. I could post this every year quite frankly, and it still would be topical... until something changes that is.

It fits nicely into the myriad of conversations we've had on S&A, and continue to have. Consider it an addendum to Anthony Mackie's comments last year, and reiterated recently, about black people in Hollywood, which inspired scores of impassioned comments across the blogosphere:

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