film: steve mcqueen and harry belafonte set to join forces for paul robeson biopic
By Eye Candy
November 24, 2014
Award winning visual artist Steve McQueen, now noted for his directorial achievements in cinema – ’12 Years A Slave’, ‘Shame’ – has now announced that he will collaborate with Harry Belafonte to produce a film about the late American Singer, actor, and civil rights activist, Paul Robeson. During the announcement, McQueen disclosed that he’s wanted to make a Robeson biopic for the past six years; but just didn’t have the power to do so. Watch the legend in performance, below.
By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor
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