BFAP

(redirected from Brother From Another Planet)
AcronymDefinition
BFAPBureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (est. 2004; South Africa)
BFAPBerkeley Finding Aid Project (University of California, Berkeley; library encoding standard project)
BFAPBoard Financial Assistance Program (student aid)
BFAPBroadland Flood Alleviation Project (UK)
BFAPBrother from Another Planet (rap)
BFAPBreaker/Frame Alarm Panel (DSC)
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There will be a look at science fiction films made between 1980 and 1985 including The Terminator, Brazil, Escape From New York, Brother From Another Planet and space western Outlander, starring Sir Sean Connery.
Late great jazz legend Ra claimed to be a brother from another planet who had communed with alien invaders.
Actor Joe Morton, who appeared in both writer/director John Sayles' 1984 cult classic The Brother From Another Planet and 1991 blockbuster Terminator 2: Judgment Day, recalls an old Richard Pryor joke.
Subsequent interviewees include actor Billy Gray from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951); Altered States (1980) director Ken Russell; Total Recall (1990) and Starship Troopers (1997) director Paul Verhoeven (in two parts); actor Joe Morton from The Brother from Another Planet (1984) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991); actor Dean Norris from multiple sf films and television shows; veteran special effects/makeup technician Stan Winston; and finally Roland Emmerich, director of Stargate (1994) and Independence Day (1996).
This historic assessment motivated the following dialogue with our blues brother from another planet .
Slavery and racism are the background themes haunting "The Brother from Another Planet," his 1984 sci-fi satire about a black alien who crash lands in Harlem and turns out to be a runaway slave traveling an interplanetary version of the underground railway.
The Brother From Another Planet Award for Interracial Understanding.
Melvin Van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971), Wendell Harris' Chameleon Street (1989), and John Sayles' The Brother from Another Planet (1984) directly engage the issues of the black man's outsider, alienated condition and his determined existential rebellion against the conflicted, often subhuman, status forced upon him.
The Brother From Another Planet came to him one night in a dream (already carrying the appealing title Assholes From Outer Space); it was written in one week, shot in four, and soon landed in Cannes to serve as a topic of cocktail conversation with Andrew Sarris.