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Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut 'Vanishing Pearls' & 2010's Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 16, 2014 8:18 PM
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Vanishing Pearls, a passion project and Naihla Jefferson’s feature directorial debut, documents the aftermath of the BP (Beyond Petroleum) oil spill of 2010, specifically its effects on the oyster fishing industry in the Louisiana Gulf town of Pointe a la Hache in New Orleans. Jefferson wanted to record the place in history of this town’s African American fishing community, who relied on fishing for their livelihood for generations, prior to the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Salli Richardson-Whitfield Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Lena Horne Bioplay 'A Lady Must Live'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 16, 2014 7:13 PM
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In the upcoming bioplay A Lady Must Live, Salli Richardson-Whitfield is set to play legendary singer and actress Lena Horne.

10 African Diaspora Films That May Premiere At The Cannes Film Festival Ahead Of Tomorrow's Selection Announcement

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 6:37 PM
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10 African Diaspora Films That May Premiere At The Cannes Film Festival Ahead Of Tomorrow's Selection Announcement

Isaiah Washington Joins Lisa Arrindell Anderson In Indie Suspense Thriller 'The Sin Seer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 3:36 PM
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Isaiah Washington Joins Lisa Arrindell Anderson In Indie Suspense Thriller 'The Sin Seer'

First Trailer For Noel Clarke's Sci-fi Thriller 'The Anomaly'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 2:52 PM
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First Trailer For Noel Clarke's Sci-fi Thriller 'The Anomaly'

'Andrew Dosunmu: Elsewhere - 10 Years Of Photography' In NYC (4/15-5/6) - His 1st Solo Exhibition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 2:03 PM
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'Andrew Dosunmu: Elsewhere - 10 Years Of Photography' In NYC (4/15-5/6) - His 1st Solo Exhibition

Reinaldo Marcus Green's 'Stone Cars' Is A 2014 Cannes Film Festival Selection

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 1:24 PM
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2014 Short Films Selection

T.D. Jakes' Expanding Media Empire Includes Projects From Angela Bassett, Regina King, Antoinette Tuff Biopic, More

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 12:18 PM
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T.D. Jakes' Expanding Media Empire Includes Projects From Angela Bassett, Regina King, Antoinette Tuff Biopic, More
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Black Panther Rumors: Will He Make An Appearance In 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Played By Chadwick Boseman?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2014 11:13 AM
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Rumor: Will Chadwick Boseman make an appearance as Black Panther in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

How to Guarantee Your First Professional Color Grading Session is a Success #DPNotes

  • By Cybel Martin
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  • April 16, 2014 10:20 AM
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How to Guarantee Your First Professional Color Grading Session is a Success #DPNotes
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