Black speculative fiction is a movement, alas like all movements it has to build momentum. Two movies one from Europe the other Canada, will be game changers if they can get the financing
Guillaume Ivernel’s Soul Man
To create a 3D animated movie that won’t look pale in comparison to American blockbusters, you have to either be mad or way too sure of yourself. With his last film Dragon Hunters, Guillaume Ivernel proved himself to be a bit of both. But the real challenge that awaits the French director is raising the 27 million euros to produce his next movie, Soul Man, in which a sexy afro-disco heroine take us on an investigation throughout a futuristic city. Because the idea of cruising through space while listening to Diana Ross has always secretly got us excited, AMUSEMENT met with the director. A fan of Space opera? Get ready for a Space Shaft.
The pitch: Set in an alternate world built on two levels, “Soul Man” turns on a train Polish detective entangled in a shady multibillion-dollar biotech deal – the key to All which is a baby girl detective is the Abebooks web sites to look after. Click here for article
In the big city, gender war rises. Sex is prohibited because of a genetic deadly virus. Ruled by hate and anger, boys and girls grow up apart from each other, forming rivals gangs. Among these lost teenagers, Kenzell and lesya will fight adversity and defy all the rules in order to live their love and restore peace. full article