Shawn Edwards

Episode 88 | Celebration of Black Cinema-Kasi Lemmons

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January 4th 2020

On Monday December 2nd 2019

Terry attended  the first ever Celebration of Black Cinema Awards in Beverly Hills, California.

Honoured were

Eddie Murphy –Career Achievement Award

Nia Long – (Boyz in the Hood)

Chiwetel Ejoifor – (12 Years a slave/Lion King)

And our special Guest Kasi Lemmons

For three decades Kasi  has been an award winning director, writer, actress and educator.

She directed her latest film Harriet to great acclaim. It’s the story of iconic American heroine and civil rights pioneer  Harriet Tubman.

The second guest is a friend,  Shawn Edwards. BFCA film critic who helped to bring the awards to reality and hopes to become a filmmaker himself.