by Latoya Peterson
I got a flier for B-Flix as an insert in one of my fashion magazines. Apparently, Bloomingdales teamed up with Young Indies Films to put on a contest. Some of the films looks like they featured PoC, so I checked them out.
“Recession Special” was interesting eye candy, but not much plot wise. The lead actress Hina Abdullah was killing it visually:
Barry Jenkins (Medicine for Melancholy) uses the Bloomingdales’ plot line as a jumping off point for a tender interracial love story called “Tall Enough”:
“The Love Game” as a model character coded as Asian. I found this movie fairly boring, but it seems like the clear winner by a few million votes:
You can check out the rest of the movies and vote here.