For the final two weeks of February, my first feature, X-Patriots, will be available for free on vimeo. You can also watch it in the embed below, Enjoy! X-Patriots from Darien Sills-Evans on Vimeo.
This week we learned that black Hollywood is just as guilty of perpetuating negative images. If you haven’t seen the now infamous NWA movie casting call, here it is: See all that Tyler Perry hate is terribly misplaced. It’s not just that black women (whom are already objectified and sexualized in hip-hop) are graded based
A few days ago when the new trailer for the remake of “Annie” starring Quvenzhané Wallis was released, it didn’t take long for racists to cry foul. It mirrored the recent outcry over another “colorblind” casting decision, that Michael B. Jordan would be playing Johnny Storm, The Human Torch, in the Fantastic Four reboot. Once
Do black Americans travel? The answer is yes, but you wouldn’t know that by looking at most films. Lately, it’s been a topic that’s been bandied about – usually in the black film press – you can see Cybel Martin’s article on Shadow and Act here. In April and May of 2000, I, with a