Ice Cube was recently
honored for his film work at the 6th annual Urbanworld Film Festival in the
England, where Cube’s latest flick "Barbershop," premiered. Cube received
the first Minority Entertainment for the Cinematic and Creative Arts (MECCA)
award for his role in opening the door for future minority filmmakers and actors.
good, I feel real proud," Cube told BBC news. "I am only 33, I’ve
got a lot to do. This is the first half of my career – I’m looking forward to
the future and I’m proud about the past."
Cube echoed a sentiment
familiar to other minority filmmakers regarding the lack of funding. "Right
now we’re dealing with low expectations so also low budgets," he said.
"Hopefully that will change in the future."