17 July 2011 7:50 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Replace whales with dragons and Herman Melville’s Moby Dick gets a landlocked remix courtesy of the action-adventure Age Of Dragons starring Danny Glover as Ahab. Your chance to see this film, which bypassed St. Louis screens in its theatrical run earlier this year, is this Monday night (July 18th) at the Tivoli as part of the St. Louis Black Film Festival. This first fest runs just two days (July 18th and 19th), but the fest’s promoter, James Thomas, hopes the event gets bigger and grows into an annual tradition. This year’s 8-film line-up features a good variety of shorts, documentaries, and features including Sole Of A Hustler, an acclaimed documentary that follows Checliss ‘Big C’. Rice, who goes from small time street hustler to CEO of Gametime Athletics. Also featured is Soul Power, a 2008 documentary on the legendary soul music concert staged in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974 featuring James Brown, »

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