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TRAILER: Erykah Badu and Michael K. Williams in They Die By Dawn

by Winston "Stone" Ford

So Django Unchained proved that minorities can have a stake in the vaulted Western genere too. And hot off the heels of the Tarantnio movies comes this rather amazing project from Bullit’s mastermind Jeymes Samuel. They Die By Dawn stars Eyrkah Badu, Rosario Dawson, Michael K. Williams, and Isaiah Washington as bounty hunters in Langston, Oklahoma. Just from the trailer alone this looks like a step ahead for Black cinema, however unfortunately there is no information about release dates, leaving me to believe that this film may sit on a shelf. Here is hoping that I’m wrong UPDATE: I am wrong! The film premiered at Sundance this week!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Latricia-Roe/663188461 Latricia Roe

    I hope they aren’t playing with our emotions. This film looks awesome!

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