Sunday 7, 14 ,21 ,28 April at 3pm to 5.45pm
Cottons Caribbean Restaurant, 70 Exmouth Market, Islington EC1 .Tube: Angel
Pay on the door. £8.00 First come, first served.
Black History Walks is working with Cottons Caribbean Restaurant to showcase African/Caribbean history and promote excellent African/Caribbean food. Enjoy great movies, have stimulating debates and sample the delicious weekend buffet. So far we have exposed the black history of, and analysed Avatar, Matrix, and Planet of the Apes. We continue this Andrew Muhammad Movie Breakdown series with weekly Sunday sessions which will cover Blade, Django Unchained, Chronicle, X Men, Underworld and more. See dates below for films
Sunday 7 April Blade: Vampire Slayer: Part Two
Sunday 14 April Chronicle
Sunday 21: They Live !
A number one hit when it came out in 1988. It was compared to the Terminator and Robocop. Apparently about aliens taking over the world by hijacking the TV, this film is FULL of black history. It also has one of the top 20 fight scenes in Hollywood history !
Sunday 28 April: Django Unchained or Tarantino Unresrtrained ?
Django Unchained or Tarantino Unrestrained ?
Movie Breakdown with Dr Lez Henry and Brother Hakim
Entry: £8.00 adults, not suitable for under 16's Pay on the door, first come first served.
Loved and hated by some people we apply a forensic historical and cultural analysis of this controversial film adding in little known facts about the producers, actors and director to answer the following and more questions.
Is Django a symbol of black male empowerment ?
Why was this fictional film, with a majority black cast so welcomed by Hollywood while the true story of Red Tails, with a majority black cast, rejected and dismissed ?
What about the actual stories of rebellious slaves ? Do such movies exist ?
What obvious and hidden messages were in the film ?
Dr Lez Henry is an author, cultural critic and communit activist. Brother Hakim 'the Film Doctor', has been researching Hollywood films and presenting breakdowns for several years . Together these 'Street Surgeons' they will bring an unforgettable session of reasoning which includes you the audience. So bring your minds and make sure they are open
About the movie breakdowns...
The movie industry has perfected the art of using signs and symbols to convey many hidden truths to a very unsuspecting and susceptible audience. This type of communication was first invented in Kemet (Egypt) and was used throughout their society. Many Hollywood blockbuster films and cartoons such as The Matrix and Lion King contain secrets that will amaze the viewers. More info on Andrew Muhammad here
All movie Breakdowns led by Andrew Muhammad: The investigator Since 1994 Andrew has been conducting Hidden Truth Tours nationwide and internationally to Kemet (Egypt), Tunisia, Ireland and Spain. Andrew Muhammad has also designed what is widely known as the ‘Hidden Truth Movie Breakdown’. This delivery is based on the Chinese proverb that a picture paints a thousand words.. More info on Andrew Muhammad here