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Hey NYC! 3 Pairs Of Tickets Up For Grabs To Attend Preview Screening Of UK Docudrama "Dreams Of A Life"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2012 8:26 AM
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You only have a few hours left New York City, so take heed...
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John Amos, Marla Gibbs Join Cast Of Tyler Perry's "Madea's Witness Protection" (His 14th Feature In 7 Years)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 10:15 PM
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So Tyler Perry's 4th movie of 2012, the only Madea movie of the year thank goodness, began production today at his Atlanta studios. 
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Teaser Trailer For Ensemble Brazilian Drama "Let's Make a Toast" ("Vamos Fazer um Brinde")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 9:37 PM
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The short story goes... On New Year's Eve six friends reunite to celebrate the new year; As the night progresses, the revelry soon gives in to long-seated conflicts as well as joys and hopes for a better future.

Exclusive Digital Rights To Alrick Brown's "Kinyarwanda" Acquired By SnagFilms

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 8:12 PM
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SnagFilms (parent company of indieWIRE) has acquired exclusive digital rights to Alrick Brown's Rwandan genocide drama Kinyarwanda, AFFRM's sophomore theatical release last December (how many of you actually saw it?).
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Trailer Watch: "DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till," Premiering at PAFF Next Month

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 30, 2012 7:09 PM
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"Venus Noire" ("Black Venus" - Controversial Hottentot Venus Film) Will Screen At Pan African Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 5:40 PM
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It's been over a year since I saw Venus Noire (Black Venus) at the New York Film Festival in the fall of 2010, and it never received a stateside release; actually I'm not sure it got much of a release outside of the international film festival circuit and a few European territories.

"Yelling To The Sky" Will Screen At The Pan African Film Festival In Los Angeles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 4:55 PM
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Thsoe of you in the Los Angeles area... if you haven't seen Victoria Mahoney's impressive and, dare I say, *controversial* (given some of the reactions to it I read as it toured the film festival circuit) feature film debut, Yelling To The Sky, you will have an opportunity to do so when it screens (twice) at the upcoming Pan African Film Festival which starts next week!

In Theaters This Weekend: Indie Dramedy "Dysfunctional Friends" + Michael B. Jordan In "Chronicle"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 4:40 PM
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Opening this coming weekend, February 3rd, 2012, are...

Oscar 2012 Predictions? Upsets? Hopes? Let's Talk...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 2:47 PM
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Step right up folks... place ya bets... anyone bold enough to make their Oscar predictions this early? Well... it's not THAT early, and we know what the short list of nominees in every category looks like, as well as what names and titles have been cleaning up in past awards ceremonies that really matter.

Acclaimed Dramas "The Slap" (Sophie Okonedo) And "The Shadow Line" (Chiwetel Ejiofor) Coming To The USA Via DIRECTV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 1:54 PM
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Good news for you DIRECTV customers! I'm not one of them unfortunately.
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