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Preview - "Moving Windmills" The William Kamkwamba Story (Aka "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:36 PM
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I remember first writing about this kid back in 2009, during the early S&A days, on the old site. And now, after much publicity, a book, and even a TED talk, he's now going to be the focus of a feature length documentary.

Join The S&A Live Podcast Sunday At 4:00pm/ET! Covering Oscar Topics

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 24, 2012 2:21 PM
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If you haven't been joining our lively discussions on our podcast show, you're missing out on some great stuff! With the Academy Awards nearing, we plan to cover some Oscar-related topics with a twist this Sunday.
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Preview Contemplative Doc "Home Country" (A Somali Community In A Small New England City)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 2:11 PM
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I'm digging the contemplative look and feel of this; the subject matter also certainly intrigues.
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First Look Images At Stereoscopic 3D Animated Feature "Kirikou And The Men And Women"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 1:48 PM
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As announced a year or so ago, the tiny Senegalese hero Kirikou is returning for yet another animated adventure titled Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes (Kirikou And The Men And Women).
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Trailer For "Battlefield America" (From The Team Behind "You Got Served")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 1:20 PM
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Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, and Lynn Whitfield star in this junior You Got Served product from director C. Brian, which is expected in theaters on June 1.
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See Zoe Saldana Wielding A Phaser In Pic From "Star Trek 2"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 12:52 PM
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Principal photography for Star Trek 2 is in progress currently, although we still know very little about the story it's going to tell - other than who's in the film.
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ND/NF 2012 Preview - Hatian Djinn Carrénard's Guerrilla Triptych "Donoma"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 12:11 PM
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I really love the energetic look and feel of this; and the story behind its making makes it even more intriguing to me.

Kickstarter-Funded Projects Dominate SXSW Lineup. Crowdfunding Fever!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 11:35 AM
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I found this fascinating enough to share... I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but I've never really given it much thought. This from the Kickstarter blog:

Ving Rhames Joins Cast Of Prison Drama "Jamesy Boy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 11:06 AM
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Ving Rhames joins Mary-Louise Parker and James Woods have joined the cast of Jamesy Boy, the feature film debut of director/co-writer Trevor Wright.
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Larry Wilmore Loads Up On TV Projects - One Co-Starring Anna Maria Horsford

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 10:55 AM
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Announced this morning... Funnyman Larry Wilmore (known most as The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent") has a few new TV projects on the horizon...

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