NAGB is proud to partner with Bahamian filmmaker Travolta Cooper and “The Cinemas” for the upcoming season for the NAGB Film Series. Cooper is a filmmaker with documentaries, a digital series, and an upcoming feature narrative film all at work; he is also the producer of the show “The Cinemas,” which is dedicated to the rise of Caribbean Cinema and under which banner he will be curating film with the NAGB.
Get Out is in some ways the spiritual descendant of the Ira Levin novels like Rosemary's Baby and The Stepford Wives. Only now instead of gender being at the forefront, race is. It tells the story of Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) young black ma who goes to meet the parent of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams) for the weekend.
A weekend that becomes an almost Twilight Zone version of "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner". Get Out is the directorial debut of Jordan Peele. Not much in Mr. Peele's TV or film history quite prepared us for the masterful direction of Get Out. And while he did not win the Oscar for best Director, he did win the Academy Award for best original screenplay.