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Blues Is My Middle Name
Troubled relationship amidst a background of a Jazz Club scene.
Drama 1999 14 mins
London 1961. Alex, a jazz musician, and Faith, a singer, share an uneasy life together. With the relationship on the rocks, Faith is willing to try to win back Alex by any means. Alas her attempts at making Alex jealous by leaving the club with a stranger backfire. Assuming that Faith has found a new beau Alex leaves their flat not knowing that Faith has been waiting for him.
Winta Yohannes is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer whose films have been screened globally at renowned festivals including Berlin, Edinburgh and the BFM International Film Festival in London.
Black Britain on Film
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Fay Craig & the Boscoe Holder Dancers - Voodoo - Cinebox Fay Craig & the Boscoe Holder Dancers - Voodoo - Cinebox
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