Black History Month, week 3! On this week’s episode my guest was Seven Okema Gunn, who is a Chicago based blogger, film critic, and owner of “7 Gunn Media”! This episode is a celebration of some of the black female firsts in cinema from 1939 up to 2016.

Episode #96

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There is also a review for new movie “Game Night” which is in theaters this weekend.

To see a full list of black firsts in film, both male and female, check out these two links which is where we pulled our list from:

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Timecode breakdown:

0m:00s – 3m:19s: Introduction of the episode themes and topics

3m:19s – 11m:34s: Discussion, rating, and review of “Game Night” (IMDB.com/GameNight)

11m:34s – 23m:15s: Getting to know you: Seven Okema Gunn

23m:15s – 41m:24s: Discussion of famous black female firsts from 1939 – 1960

41m:24s – 58m:10s: Discussion of famous black female firsts from 1961 – 1990

58m:10s – 1h:13m: Discussion of famous black female firsts from 1991 – 2016

1h:13m – 1h:18m: Honorable mentions

1h:18m – 1h:23m: Guilty/ unexpected pleasure “Black Cinema” movies we like. Seven’s (two) choices were “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” (IMDB.com/DiaryBlackWoman) and “Hollywood Shuffle” (IMDB.com/HollywoodShuffle). My choice this week was “Friday” (IMDB.com/Friday)

1h:23m – 1h:26m: Wrap up and social media information

Thank you to Seven Okema Gunn for making the time to be on the show!

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