Syd & Lex review "Brother" starring Aaron Pierre and Lamar Johnson, from filmmaker Clement Virgo. Both hosts are moved by the emotional impact of this film. Lex continues their fight against the "Anti Trauma Movie" brigade. While Syd has a special message for Aaron Pierre.
Synopsis: Sons of Caribbean immigrants, Francis and Michael face questions of masculinity, identity and family amid the pulsing beat of Toronto's early hip-hop scene.
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The New Chitlin Circuit is the only podcast dedicated solely to highlighting Black, independent film. Every Monday, Syd and Lex review a Black indie, low-budget, or direct-to-tv movie. Some weeks the hosts dig into an edgy Hood-drama on Tubi. Other weeks, Syd and Lex dive into meditative, arthouse films. But every week, it's Black Indies Only.