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photo courtesy Charles Reese, Whitefire Theatre

‘Brothas Speak Out Loud!’

*By Joseph Atkinson Brothas Speak was billed as a live streaming theatre evening of spoken word, rap and song as a part of the Black Voices Solo Festival at the Whitefire Theatre curated and hosted by Juliette Jeffers. Ms. Jeffers, a noted solo performer/producer in Los Angeles assembled a passionate group of six African American male…

A Jorge Ameer Film

‘The Family Tree’

Written By, Clent Bowers The Family Tree, by Writer, Director, Producer, Jorge Ameer, Is the latest in a series of stories that center around Male attraction, affection, and sexuality. A great deal of thought goes into an Ameer film, as in most independent films. Each time Ameer introduces a new piece, his signature becomes clearer and more…

Tom Hollands ARTIK


A Ferocious Bear of a Horror Movie   Artik, The new multi-award-winning mega-hit horror movie by writer-director, Tom Botchii, is indeed an instant Horror classic by every sense of the word.  From the first moment of sound in the darkness, the low pitched hum in the tone of “warning” on a dull grey screen underscoring…



BWR Press Release 2017 NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NARRATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN COMPETITION   Festival to showcase films starring Maude Apatow, Ashanti, Ellen Burstyn, Asa Butterfield, Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Madigan, Zosia Mamet, Dash Mihok, Nick Offerman, Lou Diamond Phillips, Lakeith Stanfield, Usher and more Napa, California (August 15, 2017) – The 7th annual…


‘Beauty and the Baller’ – New Original Comedy Series on Centric TV .

Written by CBR Contributor,  Roger Q. Mason In “Caught Up,” a two part episode of Michael Ajakwe, Jr.’s entertaining new comedy Beauty and the Baller ( based on the web series “Who…”), basketball power couple Deena Castle (Diandra Lyle) and John Castle (Akeem Smith) come to terms with their spendthrift ways.  Living in the luster of a new…

Prime Connections

The Meaning Of Life

Written for CBR by  Keeland Bowers The Meaning of Life, directed and written by Cat Hostick, is an artistic portrayal of the tenacity of the human spirit.   Not only is this film unapologetic in its ability to tug at the heartstrings, but it plays on the idea of what it means to live life to…

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