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Vanessa del Rio Biopic Casts Zulay Henao to Star + Datari Turner Will Co-Produce

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 8:47 PM
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The movie will chronicle the porn star’s career set against the backdrop of NYC's then gritty organized crime-controlled Times Square, during the tumultuous 1970s & 1980s.

Rock-Loving Teen Pours Cola Over Her Body in Teaser for Brazilian Coming-of-Age Drama 'August Winds'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 29, 2014 7:44 PM
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Did the title get your attention? The teaser should too.

Kickstart This: 'The World Is Yours,' Feature Documentary on How the Internet Revolutionized Hip Hop

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 29, 2014 6:34 PM
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The World Is Yours
Four years in the making,"The World Is Yours" is an upcoming feature documentary exploring the fertile relations between hip-hop and the internet.

'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' Digs into Notorious South Central Los Angeles Serial Killer Case

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 6:01 PM
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It makes its world premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, September 4-14.
More: TIFF 2014

'Falling Skies' Treva Etienne Joins Chorus Criticizing Lack of Opportunities for Black & POC Actors in the UK

  • By Sergio
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  • July 29, 2014 6:00 PM
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More and more Black British actors are criticizing what they see are the lack of opportunities for themselves in their home country.

Octavia Spencer & Kevin Costner are Caught in a Custody Battle in 'Black And White' (Photo + TIFF Premiere News)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 5:05 PM
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Anthony Mackie co-stars in the film.

20th Black Harvest Film Festival Starts This Friday In Chicago (Lineup)

  • By Sergio
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  • July 29, 2014 5:04 PM
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Mark the date! The 20th Black Harvest Film Festival starts this Friday, August 1st

'Beats of the Antonov' Tells the Story of the People of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains in Sudan

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 4:34 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).

Aldis Hodge Cast as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella in Universal's N.W.A. Biopic. Aug 2015 Release Date Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 2:26 PM
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The pair of actors join O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell, who were previously cast as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, respectively.

Giving Props: Lester Walton Should not be Forgotten!

  • By Qadree
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  • July 29, 2014 2:12 PM
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I suspect that many of you have never heard of the man so I'm going to give you an idea of what he was about.

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