S5 EP8. SOME GIRLS HATE DRESSES | Dr. SOMINA ‘MENA’ FOMBO
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
5M ago
‘Being black and gay, wasn't easy’ For this episode I was lucky to speak with filmmaker Dr Somina ‘Mena’ Fombo to discuss her latest short film ‘ SOME GIRLS HATE DRESSES’. An executive coach, experienced mentor and Diversity and Inclusion consultant delivering to clients across the USA, Europe and Asia. Winner of the first Iris Prize Documentary Film Fund and a global speaker with a brilliant TEDx Talk: ‘No you Cannot Touch My Hair’.  Some Girls Hate Dresses is a nostalgic look into the 90’s about their black British experience, which is told through the lens of queer black women. Wher ..read more
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S5 EP7. DIRECTING DUE JOE BREWSTER & MICHÈLE STEPHENSON
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
6M ago
Shortlisted at this year's Oscars for Uplifting Black Voices Through Documentary for I was honoured to speak with directing duo Joe Brewster and Michéle Stephenson to discuss two of their documentaries. ‘Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games' and ‘Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project', both documentaries simultaneously produce recognisable and relatable black women and girls stories. ‘Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project’ leaves you feeling inspired and in awe, whereas ‘Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games’ wraps you in nostalgia, while also raising some interesting question ..read more
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S5 EP6. EARTH MAMA | WRITER/DIRECTOR SAVANAH LEAF
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by Black Ink Cinema
7M ago
‘I want to protect them, like they need to be protected, but, nobody was here to protect me’ I have the privilege to sit down with Writer/Director Savanah Leah to discuss her debut feature film, Earth Mama. Ms Leaf, an Olympian, delivers a beautiful, elegant love letter to mothers, in this heartwarming, vulnerable film displaying her signature style. Earth Mama is an intimate coming of age story of Gia, a pregnant single mother with two children in the foster care system. As she works to make a life for herself and her kids, she fights the system in hopes of reclaiming her family. An in-dept ..read more
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S5 EP4. GANGS OF LAGOS | WRITER KAY I. JEGEDE
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
7M ago
‘Who decides where we are born, the life we live?’   In this episode we are joined by writing extraordinaire Kay I. Jegede, a brilliant writer also known for shorts ‘I Am Mary (2020’) and ‘The Perfect Knight (2023)’. For this Black Ink Cinema episode we were lucky to have Kay breakdown ‘Gangs Of Lagos’ which is about ‘A group of friends who each have to navigate their own destiny, growing up on the bustling streets of Lagos. We discuss the film in full length, explore Kay’s ambitions as well as the dream actor he would love to work with.   ?Available on ALL PLATFORMS ? https ..read more
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S5 EP3. MOONLIGHT | COMEDIAN TWAYNA MAYNE
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
7M ago
‘In moonlight, black boys look blue.You blue, that's what I'm gon' call you. Blue’   In this episode we are graced by the talented award winning Twayna Mayne. A stand up comedian, podcaster and writer. For this episode Twayna chose the award winning ‘Moonlight’, we explore why she loves this beautiful film and why she requests people to really listen to the dialogue. Twayna was open and discussed her transracial adoption upbringing and her personal experience, the Oscars Black-lash and stranger danger! Guest: @twaynamayne Interviewer: @rachael_rnr  Videographer & Editor: @blac ..read more
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S5 EP2. OSUOFIA IN LONDON | COMEDIAN MICHAEL AKADIRI
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by Black Ink Cinema
7M ago
‘Someone called for a Doctor!’   This episode we are graced with the multitalented Dr Michael Akadiri, for this episode Michael discusses balancing medicine and stand up. Who would play him in his biopic, his love for old school Nollywood movies and true crime.    ?Available on ALL PLATFORMS ? BIC https://youtu.be/xpXkES7qDlM  RNR  https://youtu.be/iOGtfdWWcn8 Guest: @michaelakadiri Interviewer: @rachael_rnr  Videographer & Editor: @blackinkcinema  Producer: @a.j.horton  Location: @jimandtonicdistillery https://linktr.ee/blackinkcinema ..read more
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S5 EP5. FARMING | COMEDIAN KAZEEM JAMAL
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
7M ago
‘Everyday we get to make a new choice’ In this episode we are joined by the super Kazeem Jamal, a fantastic comedian and SEN teacher. We learn how he juggles the two lives, teacher and comedian. Joining forces with fellow comedians Darran Griffiths and Michael Akadiri on their podcast, ‘Late Nights and Wet Wipes’.  For this Black Ink Cinema episode Kazeem chose ‘Farming’, a brilliant film highlighting the experience of thousands of Nigerian children who were ‘Farmed out’ out to white working class families in the UK during 1960’s-1980’s. Guest: @kazeem.jamal  Interviewer: @rachae ..read more
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FARMING | COMEDIAN KAZEEM JAMAL
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
9M ago
‘Everyday we get to make a new choice’ In this episode we are joined by the super Kazeem Jamal, a fantastic comedian and SEN teacher. We learn how he juggles the two lives, teacher and comedian. Joining forces with fellow comedians Darran Griffiths and Michael Akadiri on their podcast, ‘Late Nights and Wet Wipes’.  For this Black Ink Cinema episode Kazeem chose ‘Farming’, a brilliant film highlighting the experience of thousands of Nigerian children who were ‘Farmed out’ out to white working class families in the UK during 1960’s-1980’s. Guest: @kazeem.jamal  Interviewer: @rachae ..read more
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GANGS OF LAGOS | WRITER KAY I. JEGEDE
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
9M ago
‘Who decides where we are born, the life we live?’   In this episode we are joined by writing extraordinaire Kay I. Jegede, a brilliant writer also known for shorts ‘I Am Mary (2020’) and ‘The Perfect Knight (2023)’. For this Black Ink Cinema episode we were lucky to have Kay breakdown ‘Gangs Of Lagos’ which is about ‘A group of friends who each have to navigate their own destiny, growing up on the bustling streets of Lagos. We discuss the film in full length, explore Kay’s ambitions as well as the dream actor he would love to work with.   ?Available on ALL PLATFORMS ? https ..read more
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MOONLIGHT | COMEDIAN TWAYNA MAYNE
Black Ink Cinema Podcast
by Black Ink Cinema
9M ago
S5 EP3. ‘In moonlight, black boys look blue.You blue, that's what I'm gon' call you. Blue’   In this episode we are graced by the talented award winning Twayna Mayne. A stand up comedian, podcaster and writer. For this episode Twayna chose the award winning ‘Moonlight’, we explore why she loves this beautiful film and why she requests people to really listen to the dialogue. Twayna was open and discussed her transracial adoption upbringing and her personal experience, the Oscars Black-lash and stranger danger! Guest: @twaynamayne Interviewer: @rachael_rnr  Videographer & Edito ..read more
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