Screening through an era of revolution, ‘Is That Black Enough for You?!?’ brings to focus the representation of the Black community that saw a major leap in the 70s. Various artists of the African American community reflect upon their past works and the impact it has had on their audience.
The Netflix original documentary is set to release on 11th November 2022.
Cast and creators
- Whoopi Goldberg
- Margaret Avery
- Whoopi Goldberg
- Samuel Jackson
- Billy Dee Williams
Written and Directed by Elvis Mitchell
“In a series of new as well as archived interviews, Elvis Mitchell digs deep into the roots of Black community’s representation in the society – mainly focusing on representation through the crafts of music and cinema. It focuses on an era that brought about a series of movies and genres of music originally made by the African American community and their impact on the society. It opens the blinds to a new window that had been left forgotten through interviews of Black artists where they talk about their experiences, their challenges and their growth in Hollywood and all around the world.”
Director and writer Elvis Mitchell is a well-known American film critic. Prominent celebrities like Samuel Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg and Zendaya are a part of this documentary. The board of executive producers also includes David Fincher, a director well known for psychological thrillers.
The documentary rolls out a series of interviews wherein African American artists talk about their contributions in cinema and the music industry that became the face of the Black community in America. They changed the culture as a community of young musicians, actors, comedians, hosts and filmmakers.
Primarily focusing on the 70s, it brings out the unseen and unheard stories of representation to its audience of the past as well as the present.