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The Black Star podcast

A podcast mini-series highlighting six black stars who made a lasting impact on Hollywood and beyond. Part of the BFI’s Black Star season — a series of screenings and events celebrating the power and versatility of black acting talent. 

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  • Black Star 1990-2016: Tyler Perry's takeover

    Black Star 1990-2016: Tyler Perry's takeover

    Tyler Perry became a media power player through Madea, his riotous spin on the mammy stereotype. In the final episode of our Black Star mini-series, we look at how stars like Perry, Spike Lee and Shonda Rhimes have begun to re-wire the industry

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