01:34 — oan Crawford turns in one of the most emotionally charged performances of her career as a playwright who must use her plotting skills to save her own (more…)
Scenes in a Compton, California park appear not to be staged at all in the opening sequence of director Jamaa Fanaka's Emma Mae, 1976.
Emma Mae (Jerri Hayes) is provoked into a brawl -- not her first -- as she tries to organize support for her jailed boyfriend in director Jamaa Fanaka (more…)
Director Jamaa Fanaka on his career and the films Emma Mae (1976) and Penitentiary (1980) featured in TCM Underground.
Director Jamaa Fanaka comments on the opening scene and the plot of his film Emma Mae, 1976, featured in TCM Underground.
Police in South Central L.A. first taunt Emma Mae (Jerri Hayes) and her cousins, then try to arrest Jesse (Ernest Williams II) and Zeke (Charles David (more…)
tbdCountry girl Emma Mae (Jerri Hayes) is introduced to an inebriated Jesse (Ernest Williams II) then insulted by Zeke (Charles David Broooks III) in (more…)
tbdEmma Mae's aunt Daisy (Gammy Burdett) runs a part-time hair salon in her South Central L.A. kitchen in director Jamaa Fanaka's Emma Mae, 1976.
Jesse (Ernest Williams II) is less than noble toward Emma Mae (Jerri Hayes) when she visits him in jail in director Jamaa Fanaka's Emma Mae, 1976.
01:45 — Trailer for Mumford.
Mumford has a first rate ensemble cast including Ted Danson, Martin Short, Mary McDonnell, Jason Lee, and Alfre Woodard. When a (more…)