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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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Seven short films from up-and-coming African-American filmmakers are collected on this video release. Breakdown stars Vanessa Williams as a traumatized witness to a shooting at a bus station. A Gut Feeling follows two police offers out on an unexpectedly eventful call; Spike Lee served as executive producer for this short. A prominent lawyer is haunted by his past in the film Kings. Breakfast at Ben's tells the story of a man who worked his way out of poverty, and now wants to do something for the community he left behind. The Gift concerns an artist who has lost his sight, but is faced a new set of anxieties when he's told surgery might be able to restore his vision. Hip Hop: The New World Order takes a look at the global impact of rap and hip-hop music, and includes interviews with Chuck D. from Public Enemy and members of the Roots. And True is a comedic short subject that inspired the Budweiser "Whassup?" commercials.