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The Black Godfather (2019)

TV-MA | | Documentary | 7 June 2019 (USA)
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Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

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Reginald Hudlin

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clarence Avant ... Himself
Hank Aaron ... Himself
Gwen Adolph ... Herself - Clarence Avant's Biographer
Dina R. Andrews ... Herself
Alex Avant ... Himself - Son of Clarence, Founder of All Star Entertainment
Jacqueline Avant ... Herself - Wife of Clarence
Nicole Avant ... Herself - Daughter of Clarence
Irving Azoff ... Himself - Former Chairman of MCA Records
Danny Bakewell ... Himself - Civil Rights Activist
Candace Bond-McKeever ... Herself - Former Executive at Motown Records
Jim Brown ... Himself - Legendary Pro Football Hall of Famer
Cherrelle ... Herself
Bill Clinton ... Himself - 42nd President of the United States of America
Oscar Cohen ... Himself - President of Associated Booking Corporation
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Himself
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Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

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7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ο Νονός της Μαύρης Μουσικής See more »

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Boardwalk Pictures See more »
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So the guy is famous, yet unknown to the general public
1 October 2019 | by ersbelSee all my reviews

So the guy is famous, yet unknown to the general public. That's a good base. And everything goes downhill from there. Because someone calls him "the godfather". Why make it racial? If it's racial it means that he killed as many people as Don Corleone? No. Just someone generating click bait.

Than the famous singers are cut short. The less famous singers have a hard time putting a sentence. That's okay, they are skilled at putting out musical notes, not words. But what's the point to have them there if they can't speak? A picture and a mention would suffice.

And that is the key of this documentary. Amateurs wanted to get to movers and shakers and used this documentary as the vehicle. And that's fine. A crap documentary as an excuse for doing some networking. But what's the thing with the politicians? One frame with a collage and itemized mentions would have sufficed.


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