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Our Misty Knight with SIMONE MISSICK by Micheaux Mission

The Men get warm and comfy with SIMONE MISSICK of Netflix & Marvell's Luke Cage for a freewheeling energetic chat about Deltas, sorrow, Detroit Love (Hey Crown!), Aretha shade, pork, minks at the laundromat and much much more including SIMONE MISSICK JOINS THE TRIBBLE NATION! Plus, Len discovers CARMEN RODGERS!

27 - Paradise In Harlem (1939) by Micheaux Mission

Return with us to the 1930s, when the independent spirit of creativity shown itself in the 'race films' that played theaters in Negro parts of town and in the hoofers, clowns and saucy sirens that populated those cheap celluloid fare. But whispering from below the musical numbers and paper-thin mob tale of PARADISE IN HARLEM is a commentary on black lives and a time capsule of forgotten talent.

The Black Film Canon with Aisha Harris of Slate.com by Micheaux Mission

The Men on the Mission welcome AISHA HARRIS of Slate.com to talk about their intriguing list of the 50 Greatest Films by Back Directors, a master class of the human experience as envisioned by some of the industry's most innovative and under-appreciated auteurs. The order or even the number isn't the thing (spoiler: DO THE RIGHT THING is #1) so much as the story of the process and its revelations. Check out the full story: THE BLACK FILM CANON

23 - In search of girl 6 by Micheaux Mission

We were supposed to review Spike Lee's GIRL 6 this week but it's not available online anywhere. Hard copies are pretty scarce too. Seems reasonably reasonable to Len but Vince is quite put off by the dilemma and would like to share his put-off'ness' with you.

1 - UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT (1974) by Micheaux Mission

The Mission kicks off with Vince's favorite movie of all-time - Uptown Saturday Night (1974) in time to reflect on the 70s comedy that showed Sidney Poitier's versatility, Harry Belafonte's comedic chops and Bill Cosby at his grimiest (or so we thought).

MICHEAUX MISSION theme - "Nola" by Bill Lee/Ronnie Dyson

0 - Definition of a Black Film by Micheaux Mission

Len Webb (Black Tribbles) and Vincent Williams (It's All Soul) come together to launch a new podcast with an audacious mission statement: to watch and review every Black feature film ever released. But first they have to decide just what is and is not a black film.

MICHEAUX MISSION theme - "Nola" by Bill Lee/Ronnie Dyson