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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

By admin | April 17, 2012

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The word mixtape, is one of those that has a loose translation, but essentially stands for a collection of songs or clips that reflect the tastes of the compiler and, most often than not, have a common theme. Occasionally, mixtapes are made not of just music, but of film as well. While mixtapes are becoming more and more popular since they first started appearing in the 80′s, there are still some mixtapes that have yet to surface. Last year, Swedish filmmaker Goran Hugo Olsson produced one of the most compelling mixtapes using footage that had been long forgotten for more than 30 years. Most importantly he revealed the untold story of one of the most misconstrued movements that took place in American history- the Black Power Movement.

Olsson’s film, The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, is an award-winning compilation documentary, displaying facets of the Black Power Movement and the African-American community during those critical years of 1967-1975. The motion picture  told with rare footage, which had been lost in Swedish archives for over 30 years, features some of the Civil Rights Movement’s most influential leaders (that we don’t often hear about) like Malcolm X, Angela Davis, Eldridge Cleaver, and Stokely Carmichael. Read More

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Beautiful Video Created By Stocktown X South Africa

By mahir | March 16, 2011

Take a trip to South Africa in this colorful and beautiful video by my very good friend and talented directors Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft. Stocktown is an amazing project moving beyond the stereotypical stories coming out of South Africa, their documentary sets out to capture the creative energy and street vibes from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Check out their video here and become a fan of their Facebook fan page to show your support! Read More

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Cape Verde with Teddy Goitom

By mahir | December 16, 2010

Fish Harbor

Food & People

This week’s photos of Food & People is by Teddy Goitom.  Below is what Teddy has to say about the photos and his experience of Cape Verde.

I celebrated Carnival this past year in Cape Verde, an archipelago of islands off the coast of Western Africa.  The country of Cape Verde is composed of ten islands and eight islets. I stayed in Mindelo, capital of the island of Sao Vicente, where residents boast about a Carnival that rivals that of Brazil. Read More

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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

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