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my favorite is a film about black sci fi, and electronic music. it's by 
john akomfrah, and is called Last Angel of History. a fabulous, brilliant 
creative-docu film
ken harrow

At 12:16 PM 2/6/2006, you wrote:
>The Brother From Another Planet, directed by John Sayles.
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>Date:         Sun, 5 Feb 2006 21:14:55 -0500
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>From:         Scott Hutchins <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject:      query:  blacks and science fiction
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>Can anyone think of anything additional? I came up with the following for 
>him: Born in Flames (Lizzie Borden, 1983) The Gifted (Audrey King Lewis, 
>1993) Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (William Crain, 1976) The Carrier (Nathan J. 
>White, 1988) Romero's Dead trilogy Meschach Taylor and Chuck Berry's 
>cameos in _Explorers_ (Joe Dante, 1985) Aliens (James Cameron, 1986) 
>Demolition Man (Marco Brambilla, 1993) Daybreak with Omar Epps & Moira 
>Kelly Welcome II the Terrordome *batteries not included <<Scott, I'm 
>working on a documentary film with a friend of mine about black science 
>fiction. You have a handle on obscure films, and you might be able to help 
>in some form. Mostly, I'm in search of sci-fi related films that are 
>related to black issues or characterization. I'd be grateful if you had 
>some books or sites for reference as well. I have a majority of typically 
>known blaxploitation and some other stuff that is easily attainable, again 
>any help would be appreciated. thanx in advance.>> ________________________
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Kenneth W. Harrow
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