A Ground-Breaking collection of 7 short films by African American directors Includes the hilarious short that started the catch phrase "Whazzup?!" Quickband, producer of the acclaimed DVD series "Short" and "Circuit" introduces "Afrocentricity," a revealing compilation of short films, in-depth interviews and commentary by emerging African American directors. Meet the next generation of John Singletons, Spike Lees, Kasi Lemmons, Hughes Brothers, Forrest Whitakers...right here on one DVD. Hear these new voices at their most pure - unadulterated by the Hollywood filmmaking process. "True." - With the entire country saying "Whazzup?!," see what inspired all those great Budweiser ads. "Breakdown" - Vanessa Williams stars as the only surviving witness to a massive shoot-out in an urban bus station in this award-winning short. "A Gut Feeling" - In this critically-acclaimed short, executive produced by Spike Lee, two cops go on a routine call that turns out to be as un-routine as you can get. "Breakfast At Ben's" - A compelling story of a young black male who worked his way out of the ghetto and now yearns to give back to those in need. "Kings" - A successful attorney in the corporate world never discusses his past, but when it catches up to him, he must make some tough choices. Director Niva Dorell, mentored by John Singleton, based on the true story on her father. "Hip Hop: The New World Order" - This documentary explores the Global Hip Hop Craze. Features Chuck D of "Public Enemy" and ?uestlove of "The Roots." "The Gift" - Based on a true story about a blind sculptor's fear of regaining his sight when he is offered surgery to correct his blindness.
Behind The Scenes Footage, Director Commentary, Interviews.
|Studio Name:||Warner Home Video|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||160 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||Dolby 2.0 Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.68 x 7.75|
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