Shadow and Act

And The Winner Of Round 2 Of The Inaugural Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase Is...?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2012 9:52 AM
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The results are in!
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Trailer Watch: "El Medico: The Cubaton Story" A Doc About Reggaeton Artist/Doctor in Cuba

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 18, 2012 10:04 PM
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Directed by Daniel Fridell, the 85-minute documentary El Medico: The Cubaton Story, will screen at the Santa Barbara International Film Fest later this month.

Denzel Washington's "Safe House" Gets "R" Rating

  • By Sergio
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  • January 18, 2012 8:43 PM
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Well that's a relief!

Screening Sightings For "Have You Heard From Johannesburg" (Epic Doc On Global Effort To Destroy Apartheid)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 8:42 PM
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From director Connie Field (director of some of the most exciting, politically potent documentaries of our time - The Life And Times Of Rosie The Riveter and Freedom On My Mind) comes a film we first told you about in early 2010, when it was set to screen at the Film Forum here in NYC - Have You Heard From Johannesburg.

Preview French Dramedy "30° Couleur" (Black Man Climbs Social Ladder, Suppresses African Identity, Regains It In Carnival)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 7:31 PM
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In the last year we've introduced you to a number of French-produced films centered around stories about people of African descent, like Case Départ, Intouchables, and most recently the Toussaint L'Ouverture feature starring Jimmy Jean-Luis. 

Nigerian Director Obi Emelonye Follows Up Award-Winning Hit Film "Mirror Boy" With Big Budget Thriller "Last Flight To Abuja"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 18, 2012 7:01 PM
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Although the Nollywood film industry is one of the fastest-growing film markets around, it still contends with a "poor quality films" perception often attached in describing the industry but filmmaker Obi Emelonye hopes to change that with his new big-budget thriller.

"Snow On Tha Bluff" (Drama That Claims To "Show What Life On The Streets Is Really Like") Acquired For 2012 Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 6:03 PM
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Sergio profiled this film in May 2011, asking if any of you would actually want to see it, based on the trailer that was embedded within the post. 

Zombies In Africa Feature Film ("The Dead") Heading To DVD/Blu-Ray 2/14 + New Release Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 4:31 PM
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Been awhile since we wrote about this flick; I just learned (via Quiet Earth) that it's heading for home video - DVD/Blu-ray - on February 14th, just under a month away.

Octavia Spencer Is Done With The "Bad Parts;" Looks Ahead To Playing Diverse Roles (But Is Hollywood Calling?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 3:53 PM
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Of the actresses receiving the most attention for The Help, I'd say that Octavia Spencer is maybe the one actress whose career has gotten the most significant jolt. 

"Raisin In The Sun"-Inspired Drama "Clybourne Park" Gets A Broadway Opening Date & Theatre

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 18, 2012 3:02 PM
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Ahh... the "blackening of Broadway" this season continues :)
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