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'Terror at the Mall,' Documentary on Siege of Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Coming to HBO (Trailer)

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  • September 2, 2014 7:15 PM
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The film recalls the horror of the attack, as well as the courage and resilience of ordinary citizens in the face of mass murder.
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Inaugural "The Leagues Film Showcase" - Celebrating NYU’s Black Filmmaker Underground, September 11-13

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  • September 2, 2014 5:54 PM
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Clandestine group’s work emerges collectively in a three-day exhibition of their oft-stifled narrative stories and style; Features early work from Dee Rees, Alrick Brown, Rashaad Ernesto Green and More

What I Learned From My Participation in the 67th Festival del film Locarno's Filmmakers Academy...

  • By Shirley Bruno
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  • September 2, 2014 4:55 PM
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The inspiration was infectious but, I must admit the entire Locarno experience threw me a curveball, or maybe it is more like a wake up call. As an emerging filmmaker less than a year out of the London Film School, I thought I had a pretty clear idea of where I wanted my creative and professional path to go.

Maya Washington's Award Winning Film 'White Space' Now Available Online. Watch It Here

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • September 2, 2014 4:38 PM
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The film itself has a nice flow to it, as we follow the hesitancy of The Poet to share himself with the world, and also the performance segment is both shot and directed tenderly and expertly.

New 'Scandal' Teaser Asks Where Olivia Pope Is + New Poster Warns No Looking Back for Her

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  • September 2, 2014 2:47 PM
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"Scandal "Season 4 premieres September 25th on ABC.

Tonight on VH1 - New Feature Doc Will Investigate Atlanta’s Rise to Hip-Hop Powerhouse (Watch Clip)

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  • September 2, 2014 2:22 PM
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The film chronicles the decisions of the city’s forefathers in post-civil rights Atlanta as they created an environment for African American arts and culture to thrive, which set the scene for a local hip-hop scene to emerge.

Exclusive 'No Good Deed' Featurette w/ Idris Elba on His Character's Background (In Theaters Sept 12)

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  • September 2, 2014 12:57 PM
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Idris Elba Unleashes His Southern Psychopathic Self on Taraji P. Henson in 'No Good Deed'

'Beats of the Antonov' Tells Story of Blue Nile & Nuba Mountains People in Sudan - Watch 1st Trailer

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  • September 2, 2014 12:17 PM
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The title of the documentary connects the musical beats featured in the film, and the Antonov (the Russian-made planes used for bombing cities and villages in Sudan).

Watch First Trailer for Nas Doc 'Time Is Illmatic' (Set for Fall Release)

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  • September 2, 2014 11:39 AM
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Written by Erik Parker and produced by One9, Parker, and Anthony Saleh, the film follows the trajectory of Nas’ 1994 landmark debut album, "Illmatic" - widely considered one of the most important and revolutionary albums in hip-hop.
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Watch Isaach De Bankolé Fight to Escape Modern-Day Slave Camp in Trailer for 'Mirage'

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  • September 2, 2014 10:40 AM
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'Mirage' is a TIFF Contemporary World Cinema selection for this year's installment of the festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders, which will run from September 4-14.

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