july 2015 news
IF IT'S ON THE WEB, BLEEK IS SEARCHING IT OUT...
'Best of the Web' hopes to bring you all the weird and wonderful web offerings that BLEEK stumbles upon whilst on our travels!
Gone in 46 Seconds - Every single word spoken
We all know there is a lack of diversity in Hollywood and on our screens generally, but now what we all know and see with our eyes has been condensed into cold hard numbers. By editing popular films to only include the lines spoken by people of colour, the creator Dylan Marron a writer and performer, highlights the shocking lack of diversity in Hollywood - the results aren't pretty....
See opposite - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone comes in at a positively ginormous 1min 40secs, which is a vast improvement on Moonrise Kingdom which only features 10secs of dialogue from people of colour!
See the entire blog here everysinglewordspoken.tumblr.com/
The Last Black Man in San Francisco
What do you do when you see your neighbourhood being swallowed up by the souless march of gentrification, destroying everything that makes your area unique and most importantly diverse? Well if you are Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot you make a film about it. The short won an honourable mention at the San Francisco Independant film festival in 2013, and the pair have started a kickstarter campaign to fund a feature length version.
See the teaser trailer here
Website - lastblackmanfilm.com