Remembering Portia White

Portia White_Think on Me_Sylvia D. Hamilton

Canadian filmmaker and writer Sylvia D. Hamilton reflects on the subject of her 2000 documentary Portia White: Think On Me. Portia White, Contralto (June 24, 1911- February 13, 1968) Portia White was a Nova Scotian classical concert performer who was born in Truro, N.S. and raised with her siblings in Halifax by her parents, Rev. […]

Five Reasons to Love Love Jones

The summer before I started college, I turned my lifelong passion for indie movies into a full-time job. In an attempt to prep for campus social life, a dear pastime became a chore as I tried to keep up with a white indie film canon that wasn’t exactly thrust upon me in my years in […]